"She thinks he's The One," a Conrad pal told Us Weekly.Still, Conrad knows how hard it can be to find love again post-split."He wasn't supportive of her career." Howard, 33, was usually a no-show at his 25-year-old girlfriend's business-related events -- and similarly avoided time with Conrad's friends."All of her friends can count on one hand the amount of times they've seen him," sniffs the insider.

Neither star said much about their relationship while together, and they were even more tight-lipped after it ended.

PHOTOS: Lauren Conrad's love life But in an August 29 blog post, Conrad finally opened up about their breakup while doling out relationship advice to one of her single fans.

His work includes a Coca-Cola commercial with talking ice cubes, anxious to be bathed in cola.

His film career includes House Arrest alongside Jamie Lee Curtis, Skeletons with Ron Silver, Orange County and The Paper Brigade.

PHOTOS: Lauren Conrad's BFF history After the uber-private couple of three years announced the end of their relationship last Friday, insiders explain in the new Us Weekly (out now) that Conrad's reality roots irked the former actor.

PHOTOS: Top 20 moments from The Hills "He saw the relationship as distracting from his goal of being the next Robert De Niro," a source close to the My Boys alum tells Us.Cooper's portrayal of a struggling writer in the thriller Limitless (2011) and a rookie police officer in the crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) drew praise from critics.He found greater success with the romantic comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook (2012), the black comedy crime film American Hustle (2013), and the biopic American Sniper (2014).Jude Children’s Research Hospital, whose mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Jude for treatment, travel, lodging or food – because all a family should have to worry about is helping their child live.Unlike most of her life, which has been under the scrutiny in both reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County and its spin-off series, The Hills, Lauren and Kyle kept their relationship low-key.(Her famous exes include Brody Jenner, Jason Wahler and Stephen Colletti.) "Another thing to keep in mind is that your best friends' husbands have single friends and that can be a great way to meet guys.