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Lena Dunham Takes 'Hiatus' from Dating

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Lena Dunham is pretty in pink as she graces the March issue of Cosmopolitan UK magazine. To be just 33 years-old, this writer, director and producer has been through a lot. First off, a public relationship with Bleachers frontman, Jack Antonoff. The couple dated for six years, after meeting each other on a blind date. Dunham and Antonoff's relationship looked great on the outside but eventually turned sour. After deciding to move in together, Lena decorated their Brooklyn home while Jack was on tour. And that's when all hell broke loose.

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After calling it quits in December 2017, Lena decided to write about the breakup in Fall 2019 issue of Dominos magazine. She opened up about how they got ready to find a place where we could build a future. Little did she know that, said place would be one of the causes of their split. The GIRLS creator wanted a house designed with decrepit glam . But, it turns out that my man was afraid of dust. So we bid on an apartment that hadn't even been built yet.

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While Antonoff was on tour with his band, Dunham decided to decorate their Brooklyn home. Unfortunately, once he finished touring and came home, he wasn't happy with what he saw. He hated it. He didn't want to hate it. He tried not to hate it. But he didn’t like living among the insides of my mind. said, Lena. The couple agreed to make a few interior design changes, but that just brought on more problems. I felt sick every time I made a design concession or covered up pink with dove gray. she added.

Who knew that disagreeing on style could be so problematic. Lena and Jack eventually broke up and she moved out, adding, The last time I saw that apartment was when we agreed, with love, that someone had to go. That someone was her. Now, two years later, she's happily single and loving it. Opening up to Cosmopolitan UK about what she realized about their relationship after they split saying, I look back and we had a great ride, we cared for each other, but you know what? We were both starting our careers and that was our true passion.

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Today, at 33 years old, Lena Dunham is a successful writer, producer, director and podcast host. Most importantly, she's healthy. In 2019, Lena had a hysterectomy after being diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Enduring chronic pain, the actress has decided to become sober in her journey. But, not just sober from drugs, also men. Telling Cosmopolitan UK, Sobriety for me means so much more than just not doing drugs. It also means that I abstain from negative relationships. It means I’ve taken a hiatus from dating, which has been amazing for me. Dunham said she's had a lot of clarity from being single for the last 14 months. Adding, People right now will go, ‘Oh my god, you haven’t had sex in over a year,’ and I’m like, ‘No, actually it’s been the most healing thing.

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