Selena Gomez Is Officially Looking for Love After Taking a Two-Year Break from Dating

Selena Gomez is ready to date again after taking a two-year break from romance after a  "toxic" relationship.

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Selena Gomez is officially back on the market, romantically speaking.

The 27-year-old singer says she's finally ready to date again after taking two-year hiatus from romance following what she describes as a "toxic" relationship. Not that she's naming names about the ex or anything...

During an interview for the Zach Sang Show, released on Friday, Gomez got brutally honest about the events (and relationship woes) that led to her two-year withdrawal from the dating scene:

Gomez didn't call out any ex in particular during the interview, but she did give some hints with her timeline. She says that she's been "super, super single" for two years—which seems to be a case of rounding up, since she and her infamously on-again, off-again ex, Justin Bieber, were last linked romantically in March of 2018.

It has been roughly two years since Gomez ended her relationship with The Weeknd—and since the last time Bieber and Gomez rekindled their romance, both of which happened in fall of 2017. Not long after his and Gomez's final split, Bieber got back together with another ex, Hailey Baldwin—whom he married in a courthouse ceremony last fall ahead of their lavish wedding in front of family and friends this August.

Taking the time she has to be alone has also given Gomez clarity about what she does want from her next relationship:

"I want it to be real and I don't want it to be codependent or messy or lack of communication. I think you know when you get older, you find people that are actually right for you, that are actually on the same wavelength."

Watch the interview yourself below:

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