Caroline Flack says dating Harry Styles taught her hard lessons

The relationship between Caroline Flack and Harry Styles caused such uproar that she's still having to talk about it months after they split.

Caroline FlackCaroline Flack has spoken out about her past relationship with Harry Styles. Copytight [Corrie Anders/LOOK]

Caroline Flack told LOOK magazine that whilst she's over the relationship with Harry Styles, the whole situation taught her some tough lessons.

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The gorgeous Xtra Factor host said: "I learnt the hard way that the easiest thing is to keep it to myself. With the whole Harry situation, about 95% of what was written was false. I didn't really know where to begin. But I've developed thicker skin and become more hardened to it. I don't get as upset as I used to, but I'm still human."

She went on to reveal that the reaction she received when she began dating Harry Styles shocked her.

Caroline FlackCaroline Flack has said the reaction to her relationship with Harry Styles surprised her. Copyright [Corrie An …Caroline said: "I'm surprised — it's tough.  I didn't kill someone, I just went out with someone younger. But there have been more positive reactions than negative ones."

She continued: "If I sat here and cried about everything written about me, I'd be crying all the time and wouldn't leave the house. But I gave myself a reality check, reminding myself that it's not that serious, it's just a story."

Now that Caroline Flack's through the worst of the situation with Harry Styles, she says she's feeling happier than ever and is dating again.

She said: "I'm single, happy and dating. I'm not looking for anything, just having fun and if I find a connection with someone then I'll take it from there."

To read the feature in full, see the latest issue of LOOK magazine out now