Selena Gomez still loves her ex-beau

Updated: Aug 15, 2010, 11:48 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Selena Gomez has happily moved on after her split with singer Nick Jonas, and says she is content with her single status.

"I`m very, very glad that all of that`s in the past and that I can move forward. It`s very difficult, but... I love him, he`s great," Selena was quoted as saying about her former beau by

Before dating Jonas, the 18-year-old was romantically involved with "Twilight" actor Taylor Lautner. However, ever since her split from the former lover earlier this year, she has been single.

"I`m not looking. I`m very happily single and enjoying being 18 and just think boys are kind of not an option at the moment, because I`m kind of really busy," she said.

Further justifying her single status, she added: "But that`s okay. I think boys give me a little bit of a headache."