Vicky Pattison has always been open about her rocky love life but now the reality TV star believes she knows the secret to a blossoming romance.
The Geordie Shore beauty, 31, who has had her fair share of heart break - after her former fiancé John Noble was caught on camera grinding against a mystery woman in Dubai in January - believes its is important to love yourself just as much as you love your other half.
The bombshell has said this is why she is now able to have a happy and healthy relationship with TOWIE hunk Ercan Ramadan, 36.
During a recent romantic weekend away at the Wholeness retreat in West Sussex, smitten Vicky opened-up on how focusing on her wellness and being "chilled" has allowed her and Ercan's relationship to thrive.
The confident star told: "I’m feeling super chilled this time around and am falling back in love with wellness which I think is the key – how can you expect someone to love you if you don’t love yourself?"
Vicky also shared that she thinks healthy eating plays a big part and that her and her beau have been having lessons to ensure they keep up good habits in the kitchen.
"Me and Ercan are learning healthy cooking together to that we can continue at home. We’ve had a great time doing it and it’s a nice way to help look after on another," she added.
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Ercan and Vicky have been going from strength to strength and recently moved in together after just eight months of dating.
The I'm A Celeb star recently spoke about the good qualities Ercan possesses.
Speaking to The Sun, Vicky gushed about the man she claims helped “put her back together”.
She excitedly said: “I know it probably sounds really sickly, but he’s just so nice.
“I’ve never gone out with someone really nice before. I didn’t know fellas like this existed.”
Vicky had her first date with Ercan at celebrity haunt Nobu, and described “feeling tiny sparks” the first time he touched her hand.
The TV personality claimed she had intended to remain single for some time after her engagement was called off, but revealed it was Ercan’s perserverance and patience following her heartbreak that won her over.
Describing him as “kind and tentative”, Vicky said he had also won the affections of her whole family, adding: “I love him.”
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