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01/14/2013 10:38 am ET

Britney Spears, Jason Trawick: Reason For Breakup Was More Children? (REPORT)

Britney Spears split from fiancé Jason Trawick late last week, confirming months of unhappiness rumors swirling around the couple. Now the apparent reason for their breakup has surfaced. TMZ reports that Spears, 31, wanted more children, while Trawick, 41, was resistant to expanding their family, which already included Spears' two children from her previous marriage to Kevin Federline, Sean Preston and Jayden James.

The website also quotes a source that says Trawick was "in another place" and that over time, his involvement as Spears' agent and boyfriend consumed him and "took away his individuality." Trawick is a talent manager who reportedly oversaw the careers of Taylor Swift, Hilary Duff, Paris Hilton and Heidi Klum.

Meanwhile, Fox News reports a similar sentiment from another source, who told the website's Poptart column: "It has really been in motion awhile. Jason has been very stressed and concerned for Britney and what she might do if he left," the insider said. "He is worried about her and really loved her, but it started to take a real toll on him. The burden of taking care instead of a partnership where she also takes care."

Spears confirmed splitting from her boyfriend of almost three years to People magazine on Friday, saying in a statement, "Jason and I have decided to call off our engagement. I'll always adore him and we will remain great friends. Spears is also said to have returned the $90,000 engagement ring Trawick gave her in December 2011, when he proposed on his 40th birthday.

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