updated 05/10/2012 AT 10:15 AM ET
•originally published 05/10/2012 AT 8:00 AM ET
When it comes to her boyfriend Casper Smart, Jennifer Lopez gets the royal treatment.
“He treats her like a queen,” a source tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “Casper centers everything on Jennifer.
Dating six months, the fast-moving couple – Smart moved into the Hidden Hills, Calif., mansion that Lopez shares with her 4-year-old twins Max and Emme at the start of the year – haven’t let their 17-year age gap slow them down. (She’s 42; he’s 25.)
Still, some friends wish that the wedding-loving superstar – who split from singer Marc Anthony last summer – would take things slowly for a change.