Swifty's made no secret about the fact Red is largely comprised of angry songs about sour romances — almost like flipping through a photo album of all her famous Hollywood exes (Joe Jonas, Jake Gyllenhaal and John Mayer to be exact).
"I went through a few roller coasters," she told Rolling Stone. "Trying to chronicle each step of the way was challenging, because you go to some really dark places with the lyrics. Then in the next track, you're talking about how amazing it is to meet somebody new."
Speaking of, she denies having purchased a home near her new boy's family in Port Hyannis, Mass., but says such a thing "would be amazing."
Regardless of rumors that Tay sent a private jet to ferry Conor to all her many promotional tours and appearances, the two have a long stretch of being apart ahead of them.
"I really want to go out on the road in the spring," she says. "After I write a song, I always end up laying awake at night thinking, 'What are the lighting cues going to be on this? How big is the pit going to be?' I have been thinking of some big moments that are going to happen."
The only she can't anticipate, however, is the one thing she's known for.
"I know general things about love," she says. "How to treat people well, what you deserve and when to walk away. Other than that, love is a complete mystery – and that's why I like to write about it."