Real reason behind My Mum, Your Dad stars Natalie and Paul's split
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The road to love has came to the end for one of the couples from My Mum, Your Dad.
While Roger Hawes and Janey Smith are still going strong, another set of favourites have gone their separate ways.
My Mum, Your Dad saw grown-up children nominate their parents for another chance at finding ‘the one’.
After leaving the country retreat, they were ready to give their relationship a go in the real world.
Paul had said as the dating programme ended: “It is a bubble in here. But I think we’re both really excited to see where it’s going to go.
“The outside world is completely different, but I think going forwards I can’t see anything other than really good things."
Natalie also added: “I know reality is coming and I’m not disillusioned to that, but I do think there is so much potential there. It’s been an incredible experience.”
But now the show’s over, it’s been confirmed it didn’t work out between the pair.
A source told The Sun that while they ‘enjoyed a great summer together’, they’ve agreed it would be better to ‘part ways but remain good friends’.
They added: “Natalie and Paul’s flame burned bright for a few months but balancing life on the outside with nurturing their fledgling relationship proved too tricky.
“With Natalie in Bournemouth and Paul in Bath the distance wasn’t insurmountable, but they were both independent people who had great lives of their own and in the end they decided their love wasn’t greater than the hurdles.”
Natalie also recently wrote on Instagram, confirming the split: “Unfortunately in Early August we decided to call a day on the relationship. We are both still friends and wish each other the best.”
The mum also shared an emotional clip over the weekend admitting her difficulty of watching the show following their split.
She said: “It has been a very bittersweet week for me watching back, ‘cos although we finished, separated in August, I had some time to process things before the show aired. And then the show airing and watching that playback was a very surreal experience. Watching the hope and excitement that I had definitely has brought up feelings again.
“I also have some stuff going on outside of this experience so I just wanted to say I am not ignoring people… I will respond… I just need a few days to decompress.”