Taylor Swift is lucky to have found such a supportive and caring partner in her boyfriend, Joe Alwyn! And as a source claims, the couple have grown closer than ever this year as Alwyn has remained at Swift's side during some challenging personal circumstances.

Swift spends year with loved ones amidst mom's health battle

Swift's mom Andrea has been battling cancer for several years, and in January the singer revealed that the doctors discovered Andrea had a brain tumour while she underwent chemotherapy. "[Taylor] has been having a tough time with her mom’s health," a source shared with Entertainment Tonight, "but her mom is getting treatment and she and her family have been trying to stay optimistic."

And while 2020 has been an unprecedented year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Swift has been fortunate to be able to spend it with her loved ones! "She has been focusing on her music and spending a lot of time with Joe," the source continued. "Taylor wanted to take some time to herself and her family this year, so in that regard, the quarantine and break has been positive for her."

Taylor Swift poses backstage at iHeartRadio's Z100 Jingle Ball 2019.

Swift's boyfriend Alwyn her "cheerleader and rock," source says

Swift has had many ups and downs in her life, but Alwyn's presence has certainly been reassuring to her! "Joe has provided such a great support system for Taylor. He is the one constant in her life that she can truly rely on," the source said of Swift's beau. "Joe has helped Taylor with her music, inspiring it. She is so grateful for him and in love with him. He is her cheerleader and rock."

In her new Disney+ concert documentary folklore: the long pond studio sessions, the singer revealed that Alwyn has also supported her musically, collaborating with her on her latest album under a pseudonym! And as the insider mentions, the couple is excited to make new memories this Christmas— Swift's favourite time of year! "They have spoken about their future together and they love celebrating the holidays together and are looking forward to that," the source shared with Entertainment Tonight.