Miley Cyrus wrote a letter to Liam Hemsworth apologising for pushing him away.

The 20-year-old star who split with her 23-year-old fiance in September is now feeling the ''pain'' of their break-up and wanted to tell him what she is going through.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ''As time has gone on and the anger subsided, Miley has really started to feel the pain of the split.

''She thought about writing some songs, but then decided why not write a letter to Liam to tell him exactly how she feels. Miley admitted to Liam she has pushed him away and said sorry for acting so mad.''

The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker still loves the Hollywood hunk - who she began dating in 2010 - and wants to meet up with him to ''talk things through.''

The source added: ''Miley says in her letter she still loves Liam deeply and has asked him to meet up. It could be for closure or it could be to start again, but she just wants to see him and talk things through.''

Sincethey ended their engagement Miley has been romantically linked to music producer Mike WiLL Made It and Rolling Stone magazine heir Theo Wenner.

Meanwhile, Liam Hemsworth has reportedly been romancing 23-year-old actress Eiza Gonzalez.