Taylor Swift says she never chases boys, just writes songs about them to make herself feel better

Harry Styles, listen up! Taylor Swift has explained exactly why she writes songs about all of her ex-boyfriends.

Taylor likes to sing about her exes. Copyright: [rex]

Well, it makes her feel better!

The star, 19, says that it's just a coping mechanism and something she has done since she started out in the music biz.

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'To me it’s just writing songs the way I always have. It’s me sitting on my bed feeling pain I didn’t understand, writing a song, and understanding it better,' she told Elle magazine.

"If people want to dissect the lyrics, that’s their right, but it’s all coming from the exact same place as where I started."

"It’s just something I do to feel better."

So basically, it's the celeb equivalent of eating chocolate in your pyjamas.

Taylor Swift dated Harry Styles until this Christmas. Copyright: [splash]

The only difference now is that the men she is writing about happen to be huge A-list stars.

Not that Taylor, who's exes include Taylor Lautner, John Mayer and Jake Gyllenhaal, sets out to bag A-Listers...

"I’m sure if I looked up the latest Google Alerts rumor it would say I’m chasing somebody who doesn’t like me as much as I like him – people love that angle on me," she says.

'They’re like "Oh Taylor, coming on too strong again, chasing boys. I never chase boys. They don’t like it!"'

Too true, just ask Bradley Cooper.

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