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Taylor Swift’s Love Life by the Numbers

R.I.P., Haylor. Taylor Swift and One Direction crooner Harry Styles broke up this week, adding another notch to the country singer’s belt. A look at Swift’s relationships, through the stats and facts. By Kevin Fallon

Stock up on Ben & Jerry’s and cue Jagged Little PillTaylor Swift is going through another breakup. Twitter, Swift fans, the blogosphere—the world, really—is abuzz over the news that the country-pop supernova and One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles are calling it quits, just over a month after the two first stepped out publicly as a couple.

As is tradition in this epic Harlequin romance we call Taylor Swift’s love life, speculation is already beginning over how this breakup will fuel material for new songs by the singer. It’s a familiar routine, considering that Swift has, if rumors are to be believed, dated no fewer than 13 men over the past four years, leading to a perpetual, frenzied guessing game over which ex each of her woman-scorned anthems is about.

On the occasion of yet another romance failed—the baker’s dozen!—here’s a look back at Taylor Swift’s relationship history (as reported by the gossip rags) by the numbers.

 

 

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