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It's time for her to make single girl power anthems.
Swift is a master of the breakup track. And her starry-eyed love songs carried many of us through college. But Swift is older now, and wiser; her fans need a song that doesn't ask us to shake anything off, but recognizes that being single can be an exciting, totally voluntary state.
I was already (vaguely) nostalgic for breakup Swift.
"We Are Never Getting Back Together" is kind of a great song. And it seems like this could be the year we get songs of the summer that weren't produced in 2016. Let Swift's romantic misfortune inspire your beach playlist.
She'll have more time to devote to her bestie army.
Having a significant other is great, but maintaining a relationship can really suck time away from onesie pizza parties and BFF breakfasts. Who knows? She might even look to expand her girlfriend circle, slightly increasing the odds that you'll get an invite to a sleepover.
Calvin Harris was never going to be Mr. Swift.
When most people say "one year down," they're usually talking about school or some other commitment they're eager to put behind them. Plus, he was allergic to Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson. It just wasn't meant to be.