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In the wake of her break-up with Tony Romo, Jessica Simpson is said to be hurt and confused. Which is understandable considering that Romo chose to break up with her one day before her birthday, and that she apparently didn’t know it was coming. Strange, considering the tabloids seemed to have sensed the break-up coming for months. But then again, Jessica isn’t exactly known for being too quick on the uptake.

Speaking to People magazine, a source close to Jessica Simpson revealed, “Jessica was really blindsided. She’s sad, mad, and confused. Her emotions are all over the place.”

Another source close to Simpson added, “It’s been difficult lately…dating her comes along with her celebrity and press – that’s not easy for anyone. But she and Tony seemingly had it figured out. They rolled with the punches and focused on each other. They just lost sight of that at the end.”

Jessica Simpson is handling the break up by staying out of the limelight and holing up with her family. Said a source, “She is holding up okay. She is with her family. They are – as always – very supportive of her.”

Not that they’d support a reconciliation with ex-husband, Nick Lachey, which some media outlets are reporting is in the works. Said a source, “They have no respect for him. Jessica has no respect for him. There is way too much bad blood between Nick and Joe for Jessica to even think about it.” We all know that without Papa Joe’s stamp of approval, no man stands a chance with a Simpson sister.

As for Tony Romo, one source let on that he wasn’t the easygoing down-home guy that everyone thought he was. Said the source, “He wanted this perfect mold of the perfect football girlfriend. People don’t realize that Jessica has been worn down by Hollywood. She has insecurities and inner demons that she struggles with. She’s not some upbeat blond cheerleader that people want her to be.”