Zayn Malik wants to get married this year.
The One Direction hunk - who quit the band's world tour due to stress last week, a day after he was pictured holding hands with student Lauren Richardson in Thailand - is determined to prove his commitment to fiancée Perrie Edwards and wants to bring forward his wedding to the Little Mix singer.
A source said: "Zayn's found touring with the band a big strain this time around - he's seriously exhausted and wanted to let his hair down in Thailand.
"Now his plan has backfired and he's gutted Perrie has been left humiliated.
"He's told Perrie he'll do anything to please her and wants to stop pushing their wedding date back. He says he wants to get married this year. But Perrie is finding it hard to let go of what she's seen."
Despite Zayn's break from the group, his bandmates - Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne - are not worried it could spell the end for them.
A source added to Closer magazine:" Zayn doesn't want to leave the band but he was feeling exhausted and saw a break as the solution.
"The other boys aren't worried - they know he's still committed to the band, and they can continue the tour without him for now."