Still, dating Mayer (when she was just 19) showed the world that Swift wasn't just some teenager to be trifled with.
His maturity and respect in the entertainment industry made Swift a little more relatable to an older audience. Swift and the One Direction star quickly became the "it" couple of 2012.
It's high stress, high intensity, high profile, and toxic for your soul.
But everyone sells out at some point, even though you feel a little icky about it afterwards.
“She is pretty head over heels,” the source tells Us.
Swift has previously been linked romantically to celebs like Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer, Joe Jonas and Taylor Lautner.