John Mayer explains why he doesn’t ‘date that much’ on ‘Call Her Daddy’

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John Mayer “isn’t dating that much anymore” six years after his journey to sobriety.

“Dating is no longer a codified activity for me, it doesn’t exist in any kind of … it’s not patterned anymore,” the singer explained on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast on Wednesday.

“I stopped drinking six years ago,” the Grammy winner told host Alex Cooper. “So I don’t have the liquid courage. I’m just dry hearted.

“You have to be honest,” he continued. “You have to be very, blatantly honest.”

Mayer then spoke of his “womanizing” past.

“That’s what that is,” he said of the label. “That’s the role I play in the big TV show that I didn’t write, but that’s fine. Maybe I had a hand in it or something.

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John Mayer “don’t date that much” now that he’s sober.
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The guitarist claimed that from an early age he was “forced to believe” that getting romantic interest was an “accident”, so he learned to “take advantage” of it.

“I think people would be surprised to know that I went less like, you know the man behind the tree meme?” Mayer asked, rubbing his hands together. “It was… more like [looking around and wondering]’Me?'”

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The singer told Alex Cooper that he lacks “liquid courage” and only has “dry courage”.
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The songwriter, who has made headlines over the years for dating Jessica Simpson, Katy Perry, Jennifer Aniston and more A-listers, has also set the record straight about who his 2001 hit song “Your Body Is a Wonderland” is about .

The American Music Award winner confirmed that the ballad is not based on any of his famous exes, clarifying that he had “never met a famous person” when he wrote the lyrics.

“It was about my first girlfriend [in high school]Mayer explained. “I was 21 when I wrote that song and I was nostalgic because I was 16.”

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The Grammy winner also spoke about his “womanizing” past.
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While on tour earlier this year, the artist told the audience that he wished people would stop telling him to settle down.

“I’m fine because the left side of my bed is just a row of pillows. I sleep next to a row of pillows,” Mayer joked at the time. “That pile of pillows don’t hate me, don’t hate me, and don’t bring me down.”

Mayer has been in many high-profile relationships over the years.


John Mayer and Taylor Swift

Mayer has been in many high-profile relationships over the years.


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John Mayer and Katy Perry

Mayer has been in many high-profile relationships over the years.


Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer

Mayer has been in many high-profile relationships over the years.


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He added that he was doing “good” and believed that one day he would “meet someone”.

“If I do that, it’s going to be additive and great and great,” Mayer said on stage. “But until then I’ll be fine.”

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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