John Mayer doesn’t “really date” anymore six years into his sobriety journey.
“Dating is no longer a codified activity for me, it doesn’t exist in a kind of … it’s not patterned anymore,” the singer explained on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast Wednesday.
“I don’t really date — I don’t think that I have to, to be quite honest,” the Grammy winner went on to tell host Alex Cooper.
“I quit drinking like six years ago,” he continued. “So I don’t have the liquid courage. I just have dry courage.”
Mayer subsequently addressed his “womanizer” past.
“That is what that is,” he said of the label. “That’s the role I play on the big TV show I didn’t write, but that’s fine. Maybe I had a hand in it or something.”
The guitarist claimed that he was “made to believe” from a young age that getting romantic interest was an “accident,” so he learned to “capitalize” on it.
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