That brings me to today, 20 months since the breakup and I am Billy Murray in Groundhog Day. Keep reading: Reason #1: If you were to conceive a child with him it would be the same age gap as you and your lover.
"And then when I was with a girl, I felt like, ' Oh s--t, she's going to need someone to protect her, so I'm going to need to have this macho energy.' And that didn't feel right either." PHOTOS: Celebrity LGBT allies Cyrus (whose male exes include Liam Hemsworth and Patrick Schwarzenegger) doesn't want to be limited by those kinds of gender stereotypes in a relationship."I don't associate men and protection necessarily," she mused."I think that's what's given me the openness of sexuality.Not that my dad [Billy Ray Cyrus] wasn't an awesome protector, but I trust my mom [Tish] to save me. I never had that fairy tale." In part because of her parents — who reconciled in 2013 after a brief split — Cyrus doesn't have a specific idea of what her "happily ever after" will look like. PHOTOS: Miley Cyrus, then and now Recalling a recent Valentine's Day, the former Disney star told , "All the women in the restaurant were with these older, fat men that had just let themselves go. And then the women were sitting there, trying so hard just to look good.September 2010: Miley and Liam are spotted running errands and eating together, suggesting they are back together again. A source tells it's "just a time out," whatever that means. But this time they're reportedly "taking it slow and just enjoying each other's company."December 2011: Liam accompanies Miley to the CNN Heroes Gala in Los Angeles.
, gets a lap dance, and confirms she's not having 47 weddings. Three days later, her rep confirms their engagement has been called off.As Miley and Liam continue on their journey together, with the release of "Malibu," a song Miley wrote for their relationship, here's a look back on how these two got here.August 2010: Miley and Liam's relationship endures its first breakup reportedly due to her work schedule.In an interview with TIME, on dating a man, compared to a woman, the ‘Wrecking Ball’ star said: “That made me feel like I had to be a femme-bot, which I’m not.And then when I was with a girl, I felt like, ‘Oh sh-t, she’s going to need someone to protect her, so I’m going to need to have this macho energy.’ And that didn’t feel right either.” She went on to say, however: “I don’t associate men and protection necessarily.With Liam already having a big family, the secret source says being around his brothers' seven children has made the couple eager for their own.'Miley and Liam both say they're in the mindset right now that if she gets pregnant, then great, but if she doesn't, it's OK,' the mystery source added that she's not against being a biological mother either.