We all know Shawn Mendes can whip up a super romantic song — what seems to us listeners — rather easily. His albums, Illuminate and the self-titled banger that is Shawn Mendes, are both filled with lyrics about love and heartbreak, but we’re all out here like where is this inspo coming from? Does Shawn have a secret girlfriend? Has he ever had a real girlfriend? What’s his relationship status at the moment? Well, we’re here to break it all down — because let’s be real, but we know everyone is curious about his love life and want to get down to the facts.

From his rumored flings with celebrities like Hailey Baldwin (er, Bieber) and Camila Cabello to what he’s spilled about his love life in the past, we’re uncovering everything you need to know about Shawn’s journey to find that special someone. Scroll through the gallery for everything you need to know about Shawn’s love life!

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