Justin Bieber‘s maturity is showing! The teen heartthrob looks all grown-up (and shirtless!) in Us Weekly‘s new special issue, on stands now, and judging by the way the pop singer explains his take on relationships, the star has come a long way from his “Baby” days.
In fact, the pop singer tells Us, he not only believes in love, but wants to “get married and start a family” while he’s still young.
“My grandparents Bruce and Diane Dale [are my relationship role models,” he tells Us. “They love each other so much, after so many years! When I’m their age, I want to be as in love with my wife as my grandfather is with his.”
First, however, the pop star will have to find someone to call Mrs. Bieber.
Bieber, now 19, split with Selena Gomez, 20, last fall, though the pair reunited several times in the following months. In May, the pair were spotted exchanging a friendly hug and a kiss at the Billboard Music Awards after Bieber took home two awards for the night (Gomez’s pal Taylor Swift couldn’t hide her disgust!).
“As long as people are kind to each other during a breakup, there is no reason they can’t be friends,” the “Beauty and the Beat” singer tells Us, adding that “a lot of people give me relationship advice.”
The best piece of advice he’s received thus far? “Be patient and listen,” he says. “I’m still growing. I’m trying to be a better person every day.”
To read more about Bieber’s take on relationships and growing up in the spotlight — including how he impresses dates on those extra-special occasions! — pick up a copy of Us Weekly‘s Justin Bieber special issue, on stands now.
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