updated 05/16/2011 AT 5:00 PM ET
•originally published 05/17/2011 AT 11:30 AM ET
But when asked about having been attracted to a bad boy or two, the singer and actress – who has been linked to Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer and Taylor Lautner – defends her choices, saying in the June issue of InStyle, “Well, they start out nice!”
The experience of having past relationships end hasn’t soured Swift, 21, on the idea of love and romance. In fact, she says she’s open to a relationship as long as it feels right.