Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer
08/13/2008 AT 12:55 PM EDT
and John Mayer
have called it quits, multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE.
"They had a great time together but they are just in different places in their lives right now," says a source of Aniston, 39, and Mayer, 30, who kicked off their courtship in April
A friend of Mayer adds that a reconciliation isn't necessarily out of the question: "He never ends things with a clean slate. He likes to dwell on these relationships and sort everything out before saying goodbye for good."
The split was first reported Wednesday by the U.K.'s Mirror
, which said the couple split earlier this week, after initially deciding to spend some time apart.
Reps for Aniston and Mayer have declined to comment.
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