Hailey Bieber Explains Why She Didn’t Date Anyone New After Breaking up With Justin Bieber in 2016

Justin and Hailey Bieber are one celebrity couple many of us can’t help but swoon over.

Since getting engaged in 2018, fans haven’t been able to get enough of the couple’s adorable relationship and look forward to seeing their different social media posts and videos that give an inside look into their budding romance.

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Though they showcase their love and respect for each other quite often, the couple also speaks candidly about their relationship.

In fact, the A-listers recently shared how they overcame their intense breakup in 2016, which they touched up in detail during their new Facebook Watch series, The Biebers on Watch.

The singer and the supermodel ended things “not on good terms”

This might come as a shock to some, but the Biebers relationship hasn’t always been rainbows and unicorns.

A few years before the couple exchanged nuptials at a New York City courthouse in September 2018, the pair’s relationship came to a two-year halt in 2016.

The cause of their split was never confirmed, but in recent interviews, Bieber has said he warned Hailey that he was “not in a place to be faithful” when they first started dating:

“Because I was at the point where I’d done that in the past and I just was like honest with her, I was like, ‘I’m not in a place to be faithful’ and all this sort of stuff that I wanted to be but I just wasn’t there yet,” he shared.

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After their split, Justin and Hailey entered a period of no contact. Sources even claimed that the exes no longer considered each other friends and had unfollowed one another on social media.

During their not contact period, the singer rekindled his romance with on-and-off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez, but the two ended their relationship for good in March 2018.

Hailey thinks their breakup was for the best

After spending two years apart, Bieber and Baldwin reconnected in May 2018, and two months later, they were engaged.

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The pair’s remained by each other’s sides ever since and couldn’t be happier now that they’re living blissfully as husband and wife.

But even though they’re enjoying the married life, there’s been a few times that the pair has reflected on the difficulties they faced throughout their relationship.

In addition to speaking candidly about their on-and-off-again romance on Bieber’s YouTube docuseries, Changes, the couple has also opened up about their relationship in their brand-new Facebook Watch series, The Biebers on Watch

During the premiere episode, the newlyweds touched opened up about their 2016 breakup. At one point during the 10-minute video, Bieber acknowledged all the “hurt and so much pain” he once caused his wife.

Though she was heartbroken following their split, the supermodel says that she just let herself grieve after the breakup rather than jumping into a relationship with someone new.

“I didn’t just throw myself into a relationship or throw myself into something else,” the model told her husband while out in a boat on a lake. “I didn’t search for something to just come take your place and be like another relationship and try to fill a void in that way. I really let myself feel the emotions that I was feeling.”

After giving herself time to grieve, Baldwin realized that she wanted Bieber to be part of her life and believes that splitting up was “the best thing,” because when they finally got back together, she felt like she had “experienced enough.”

“I did a lot of work by myself and on my own before we got together, and then by the time that we got back together, I just felt like I had experienced enough,” she continued. “I was just like, ‘Yeah, I’m cool if I never speak to another human again, another guy again.’ It didn’t matter to me. I felt like I knew what I wanted.”