"I've been a relationship girl and I've been in long-term relationships my whole life until this point, so I think I'm looking forward to spending some time with myself and finding myself again," she told Us during 's Summer Bash on Saturday, Aug. "I'm just discovering different sides of me and growing and then I'll figure out what I like in a man when I see it." PHOTOS: Hollywood's friendliest exes And it seems as though the CW actress is already smitten with her new man. 23, Dobrev captioned a shot of the 28-year-old pro with his Outstanding Choreography Emmy with a heartfelt message."Those of us touched by your light got to watch you brighten up the rest of the world," she wrote. " PHOTOS: Nina Dobrev's best red carpet looks Hough has similarly fallen head-over-heels for the actress, another insider tells Us. "He said he hasn't felt this way for a girl in a long time. " At the Kari Feinstein Emmys Style Lounge on Thursday, Sept.19, the smooth dancer specifically requested shoes "for his girlfriend" and then "texted Nina for her size," an eyewitness tells Us.PHOTOS: Costar couples Before romancing Dobrev, Hough dated other A-list Hollywood gals, including Cheryl Cole, Shannon Elizabeth, and Lauren Conrad.Fellow Dancing With the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy, known as the bad boy of the ballroom, is really insecure.Hough says Maks and his Olympic skater partner Meryl Davis were never dating, despite their closeness on the show.
He smiles at the mirror-lined walls that seem to cry out for him to dance.
Derek wore a white shirt with cuffed sleeves, black shorts, flip flops and a sky blue beanie to cover his golden locks.
Hayley opted for a understated look as well with a cotton tee, classic light-wash denim, black tote and high bun.
He has been in seven celebrity relationships averaging less than one year each. Age: 32 (5/15/1985)Occupation: Entertainment - Other Most Famous For: Dancing With The Stars "Do I look like I'm pampering myself?
I don't wear nail polish because she sucks on my fingers.