Soap star Hayley Tamaddon finally found love and has announced she's pregnant at the age of 42, after years of being told she wasn't able to conceive.
The former Emmerdale (Delilah Dingle), Coronation Street (Andrea Beckett) and Dancing On Ice star shared her happy news earlier this week, as she confirmed that she was expecting with her boyfriend Adrian.
It hasn't always been a smooth path for Hayley when it comes to romance.
In fact she's endured a failed engagement, an extra marital affair and a doomed coupling.
Back in 2010, Hayley was skating her way to victory in ITV's Dancing On Ice and her fiance of the time, choreographer Darren Charles, was declaring his love for her.
Darren, then 36, said: "When I was first introduced to Hayley it was love at first sight. We were dance partners on a production of Grease in 2004 and Hayley bossed me about, which I found very attractive.
"Then when Hayley was on Soapstar To Superstar in 2007 I told her I'd marry her if she won. She came second but I proposed anyway.
"Now we're planning to get married next summer but we haven't set a date yet because we both have such hectic schedules."
It wasn't to be though as Hayley called it off when she discovered that Darren was having an affair.
In an interview with Sunday People at the time, Hayley revealed the hard time she had been through and how she felt when she found out about Darren's cheating.
She said: "I threw up because I couldn't believe what was happening.
"I am so in love with this man. He's the love of my life and still is, but now my whole world has been shattered around me.
"He's a human being who made a mistake, I know that, but it doesn't take the pain away."
It turned out that while Hayley was on the Dancing On Ice tour, Darren was cosying up with another.
Four years later and Dancing On Ice was once again a big factor in Hayley's life, as she competed in the 'All- Star' series but this time she had comedian Marcus Brigstocke to cheer her on.
Hayley was the 'other woman' when she got together with married father-of-two Marcus, who went on to leave his wife of 12 years.
Marcus has spoken candidly about the turbulent time in his life and moving on with Hayley.
At the time he said: "There are things I feel ashamed of. I am now a person who had an affair. However, I’m happy with my girlfriend, my kids are happy and here we all are.
"I said to my wife this is what happened and I’m very sorry. We tried to put things back together but it became clear it wasn’t going to work."
There was talk of children but by the end of the summer, this relationship was over and by Christmas, Hayley had a new 'love in her life'.
This time it was another soap star in the shape of Hollyoaks actor Joe Tracini.
The son of comedian Joe Pasquale , Joe and Hayley were friends which "developed into something more".
A source told The Sun: "It's lovely to see Hayley so happy. Her relationship with Joe has been bubbling for a while and no one has noticed they're together.
"They were friends for a while then things developed into something more. He really makes her laugh.
"It is early days but the signs are good and, as they are both actors, they can appreciate what they each do and the stresses that come with their jobs."
Those stresses and strains became too much and once again Hayley was left to patch up her love life but she didn't have to look for long.
Hayley found love with her partner Adrian two years ago, after splitting from Joe and now she is celebrating her pregnancy and finally 'finding her man'.
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