Is Brad Pitt dating again? Insiders reveal post-divorce changes he has made

Brad Pitt may not be ready to start dating again just yet, but he has made some promising changes in the aftermath of his divorce from Angelina Jolie.

The 53-year-old actor has reportedly welcomed old friends back into his life after his life-altering split, and he has also worked on getting back into shape.

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"He often has friends over," a source told People of Pitt's more low-key social life. "Old friends are back in his life, and he seems happy about it."

The "Allied" star has also been hitting the gym!

"He's lost a few pounds," another insider revealed. "He's in very good shape."

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Six months out from his divorce, there have been nothing but uplifting reports of Pitt's post-divorce life. He's reportedly also been talking directly with his ex Jolie recently, which comes after months of the former couple refusing to communicate directly with one another.

"It was a rough time, but they were able to resolve it," another source told People. "This is a work in progress."

A big reason for Pitt's better spirits ("He's much happier," says an insider) is the couple's decision to start handling more of their divorce proceedings in private, away from the public eye.

"He's very relieved that things are not playing out in public anymore," a source explained. "He's always been extremely positive about how Angie's a good mother, and the goal was to resolve everything for the kids and the whole family, and they're working toward that."

The couple's divorce is still in the midst of being finalized by a judge in private.

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