Celebrity·Posted on Oct 27, 2019Selena Gomez Opened Up About Toxic Relationships And How She Believed "Fighting" Was Love"When you're young...you have this codependency that you think is love."by Shyla WatsonBuzzFeed StaffLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail This week, Selena Gomez released two new songs — “Lose You to Love Me” and “Look at Her Now” — which are both seemingly about her ex Justin Bieber. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com The on-again-off-again couple split in March 2018. Justin and Hailey Baldwin, who are now married, announced their engagement that July. And in a new interview on The Zach Sang Show, the 27-year-old singer not only opened up about the emotions that went into her new music, but she also shared her feelings on love now. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Skip to the 23:00 mark to hear her thoughts. Here's what she said on past love: "You're in a phase of life where you experience love for the first time and I think that that can just be a little toxic." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "Because when you're young...you have this codependency that you think is love and then you have this addiction to the passion and the frustration with each other that you think 'Oh, that's love,' or fighting...I believed that for a long time." On future love: "I want to know what that love will look like next for me. I want it to be real and I don’t want it to be co-dependent or messy, or lack of communication." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "...When you get older, you find people who are actually right for you, that are actually on the same wavelength as you…" On being "super, super single for two years": "I’ve been having way too much fun being on my own." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "It sucked for the first year, I was like, ‘I just want to cuddle. I just want to watch something and be adored.’ But now it feels good. It feels awesome." On how she would “do so many things differently”: “I would be very transparent. I don’t have room to buffer things that I need or that I want." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "I think girls can sometimes be scared of that, because we’re viewed as crazy or needy, or overthinking things or dramatic. I understand sometimes, but I love being a girl and I love having the emotions I have — falling super deep and being passionate. It’s just about containing it and channeling it in the right areas.” On love overall: “I never want to lose the sense of love that I imagine it to be. I don’t want to be jaded or bitter from anything. I believe that it exists." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "I’m happy waiting for that for however long it takes because we’re going to be doing this forever.” Selena admitted that she "loves love," is still a "hopeless romantic," and that she's "happier than she's ever been." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com So happy that our girl is out here loving life! It's what she deserves ❤️❤️❤️!! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E!