Katherine Ryan says she 'found peace being alone' when fate brought her and ...

In December she revealed that she entered a civil partnership with childhood sweetheart Bobby Kootstra, after rekindling their romance.

And Katherine Ryan gushed about her other half during an appearance on Monday's edition of This Morning, as she joked that the moment she 'found peace being alone' she met Bobby.

Of how the spark was reignited between them, the comedian, 36, said: 'I went home to search my ancestry and I bumped in a pub into my childhood sweetheart. 

Sweet: Katherine Ryan gushed about partner Bobby Kootstra on Monday as she admitted she'd 'found peace being alone' when fate brought them together

Sweet: Katherine Ryan gushed about partner Bobby Kootstra on Monday as she admitted she'd 'found peace being alone' when fate brought them together

'Fate does have a way in finding you… I sort of thought it would be funny to speak to him privately for a laugh and it was kind of a disaster, we fell in love and we've been together ever since.'

Earlier on, she discussed the 10-year manbatical that she vowed to go on in 2016, and admitted: 'I was in the wrong relationships for a while, and I decided I found peace in being alone.

'If I let that stigma in being a single mother and people kept saying "when are you going to find a man?", and I thought I enjoy being alone. Then when I found peace being alone I met someone.'

Going on to talk about how her daughter Violent, 10, reacted to Katherine's new beau, she admitted: 'She didn’t take it well, she’s very protective of me, we're like sisters, which definitely wont backfire later, but now she loves him.'

Smitten: 'Fate does have a way in finding you… I sort of thought it would be funny to speak to him privately for a laugh and it was kind of a disaster, we fell in love,' Katherine gushed

Smitten: 'Fate does have a way in finding you… I sort of thought it would be funny to speak to him privately for a laugh and it was kind of a disaster, we fell in love,' Katherine gushed

The comedian reunited with her teenage love for the first time in 20 years when she went into a pub with her sister after filming a documentary in Canada.

She has previously claimed it was fate that her path crossed with her ex's once again when they bumped into each other in the once-in-a-lifetime chance meeting. 

In December, Katherine revealed her secret civil partnership to her teenage love, which took

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