He added, “And then doing the work to help myself and heal. And also leaning on people in my life to help a little bit.”
But before Shawn took a step back from music, he released his last single “When You’re Gone” dropped in March 2022 and detailed his break up from Camila Cabello.
“A lot of the things that also is like, resonating in the lyric for me is like, oh, f–k, you know, you don’t realize, like, when you’re like, breaking up with someone, you like think it’s the right thing to do, you don’t realize all this s–t that comes after it,” he recalled in an Instagram video. “Like, who do I call when I’m like, in a panic attack? Who do I call when I’m like, f–king, on the edge?”
Shawn added that the reality had sunk in: “It’s like, oh, I’m on my own now. Now I feel like finally, like, I’m actually on my own, and I hate that. That’s my reality, you know?”