The couple, who split in June after five years of dating, have decided to give their relationship another chance after the brunette beauty agreed to quit 'The X Factor' once the current series ends so she has more time to spend with the Formula One driver, and they are now waiting for the right time to officially announce their reunion.
A source told Yahoo! omg: ''Neither of them want to go through the raw hurt all over again so it's got to be a better situation before they say, 'yes we're back together again'.
''Nicole's giving a lot more than Lewis at the moment and relaxing her grip on her career with 'X Factor'. But things are definitely on the table and they're trying to come back together again without the same issues pulling them apart.''
Nicole, 35, and Lewis, 28, had a secret meeting at a hotel last week, but they were found out when his car broke down, and they also spent hours on the phone to each other wile Lewis was visiting his parents in Hertfordshire in recent days.
The insider added: ''Nicole and Lewis spent a long time talking while he was at his parents house for the past few days.
''Their main problem is the push-pull between their careers and it has been impossible to see each other enough unless one of them relaxes their grip on their commitments.
''Nicole has agreed this will be her last 'X Factor' and she feels that it's a big step towards making their relationship work.''
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