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Sarah Caldwell
April 02, 2013 AT 04:35 PM EDT

John Mayer briefly talked about his breakup with Katy Perry on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

When Ellen brought up the split, Mayer stressed that it was a private relationship.”I’ve finally learned how to put the wall between one thing and the other and I’ve been much happier since then,” he concluded. ”And I’m on the same journey as everybody else. Coupling is a tricky thing.” Watch the interview below. 

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