The long wait for Avril Lavigne's comeback is almost over! An affiliate confirmed to E! News that the Canadian singer-songwriter is gearing up for her highly anticipated return to the music scene by the end of the year. In fact, the "Complicated" artist is brewing something personal and special for her fans after several years of shying away from the limelight.

Avril's battle with Lyme disease, divorce

"She should be releasing new music by the end of the year. It's been a slow process," the source said. "She writes her own material, and she's been through a lot with her marriage and her illness. She has a lot to say."

It is worth noting that Avril Lavigne was diagnosed with a severe case of Lyme disease in 2015.

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The 32-year-old singer revealed she was bedridden for five months and even thought that she was dying. “I felt like I couldn’t breathe, I couldn’t talk, and I couldn’t move,” she recalled.

Avril Lavigne leaned on to her family and then-husband, #Chad Kroeger, to help her move around the house. But more than the outpouring of support she was getting from her loved ones, the singer-songwriter credited her fans for inspiring and helping her during her recovery.

In the same year, the "My Happy Ending" artist announced her separation from the #Nickelback vocalist after two years of marriage. Avril Lavigne delivered the sad news by uploading her photo with Chad Kroeger and wrote her promise to remain best friends with her estranged husband.

Two years later, the Canadian artist found herself "in a really good place" after she saw the progress of her recovery from Lyme disease.

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An insider said that Avril Lavigne has been getting "stronger and stronger" since she was diagnosed with the illness.

Aside from slowly regaining her physical strength, the "Under My Skin" singer has also found some inspiration from J.R. Rotem. The Israeli-American music producer was even spotted holding hands with Avril Lavigne while taking a stroll around the streets of Los Angeles last Monday night.

A source confirmed that the two have been seen together on several occasions. "They've been out a few times now, and things seem to be headed in a romantic direction," it added.

Singer to release her first studio album in 4 years

Meanwhile, the "Sk8er Boi" artist recently signed a deal with her new label, BMG, for her potential comeback this year. She also hinted about her upcoming album, which will be her first release since her self-titled album was launched in 2013.

"There's the love topic, but a lot of these songs are about life. I've experienced a lot over the past few years, and some of the songs just came to me," she told Billboard.