“The wedding planning has slowed down a bit,” a Bieber source tells PEOPLE of the young loves’ impending nuptials. “They still don’t want a long engagement, but they are also not rushing the wedding.”
The news of their decision to pump the brakes on their plans comes a week after the model, 21, was photographed consoling the pop star, 24, as he cried on a bike path during an outing in N.Y.C.
“It was getting quite intense and they realized they want to enjoy being engaged for a while,” the Bieber source says of the pair’s engagement. “It’s not like they need to rush — they are both so young. They aren’t slowing things down though because they are unsure if they want to marry; they definitely want to get married.”
Adds the Bieber source: “Justin and Hailey are great. They are very happy and having fun together.”
The on-off couple — who previously dated before a messy 2016 breakup — rekindled their relationship this summer, and Bieber proposed to Baldwin in the Bahamas on July 7.
For more on Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s whirlwind romance, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
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While Bieber and Baldwin’s whirlwind engagement shocked fans — it came just months after he and longtime flame Selena Gomez called off their latest go — sources say their relationship is the real deal.
“This is not a joke to him. He proposed because he truly feels Hailey is the love of his life,” an insider told PEOPLE shortly after the proposal. “He had a rough time last year, but he worked very hard to change and find more meaning in his life. Hailey couldn’t make him happier.”