Credit: Hector Vallenilla/PacificCoastNews Photo: Blake Lively and Penn Badgley Cuddle Up on Set on November 7, 2007

The world may or may not have seen all of Blake Lively (Serena) this week, thanks to some leaked cell phone pics, but there is at least one thing Blake has kept private: her relationships.

People may have a lot to say about Blake and her loves — whether it be with past Penn Badgley (Dan), maybe present Leonardo DiCaprio, or anyone in between — but, Blake says she never let’s the gossip affect her relationships. "I have a strong sense of myself,” she says in the July issue of Glamour. “That gives me a sense of security, you know? If I define myself by things that are always changing, like the public's opinion, or what I'm wearing, or what job I'm doing, there's no stability in that."

In fact, Blake says the end of her three-year relationship with her Gossip Girl co-star wasn’t as messy as some may think. "Every relationship you have, you're learning and growing and taking something from that," the cover girl reveals. "So for me, it's never been too dramatic of a thing when something ends."

Hopefully Penn felt the same way. Otherwise, awkward!

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