“It really took him a long time to get over her. He really loved her a lot,” a source told Us Weekly. ”He wrote the song as a farewell letter knowing [Jen] would hear it. Ultimately he’s done a lot of self reflection and he realizes they weren’t right for each other.”
It seems after dating a string of stars like Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Love Hewitt, to name a few, Mayer is changing his tune. “He’s looking for a nice, non famous girl he can relate to. . . He loved [Jen and Jessica] both but it really affected him emotionally and it wasn’t worth it,” the source said.
The pair, pictured here at the Mandarin in Miami Florida on May 10th, 2008, split in late 2009. Mayer attended the Oscars with Aniston, who was visibly nervous while presenting because Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie sat front row.