Well, that certainly clears up any confusion (if there even was any)!
The 25-year-old actress bid her beau farewell with a long hug and kiss at LAX before he boarded a flight.
Over the weekend the lovebirds were seen holding hands as they strolled around L.A. together.
A source told E! News that the duo is as smitten as can be.
"He's a very nice guy," an insider close to Hough told us. "She really likes him."
"I'm a relationship girl, and I feel grateful for the ones I've been in. They've been excellent—I've been hurt but never angry—and they've helped me grow to be who I am today," she explained.
"My goal has been to be single for an entire year. There have been moments when I'm like, 'This sucks!' But my dad used to say to me, 'When you feel happy with who you are, you won't need anybody to fill a void.'
"So for now, I'm focusing on work and my soul. I honestly don't care if I meet somebody or not. I'm just loving life on my own and with my own two feet on the ground."
Hmm…sounds like her plan got a bit sidetracked after meeting the handsome hockey player!