Former The Only Way is Essex star James Argent has revealed the romance is on the rise as he focuses on recovering from his drug addiction
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Former TOWIE star James Argent has revealed that he has made his love life purposeful focusing on drug addiction.
Arg, who is known to be in love, confessed that although he secretly dated a woman from his gym on Valentine’s Day, the relationship has not progressed further. .
The 34-year-old said the reason was in part because he didn’t feel ready for anything serious as he was committed to staying sober and healthy after his long publicized battles with addiction. drugs and binge eating.
Talk to Online emailHe said: “It can be detrimental to myself. I can have weird dates, kisses or cuddles but in terms of a serious relationship, I think that could be further away. a little bit.”
Having lost an incredible 11 stone less than a year after having a gastric tube fitted, Arg added that his focus now is on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
“I think I had to learn a very hard and hard lesson, sometimes when you’re sober for a long time, you have such foul thoughts that you think you don’t need to go to meetings anymore.
“You can also start to forget the bad things of the past and you might even say to yourself, ‘Oh this time it can be different, I can have a few drinks, I can manage it. , this time I can control it. , but when you’re an addict, you can’t.”
Throughout her career, Arg famously was in a relationship with TOWIE co-star Gemma Collins, but their long-term relationship – which began in 2012 – then ended in 2020.
The TV personality has previously been the subject of another high-profile connection, as he dated another co-star, Lydia Bright, but the pair are now just close friends.
He revealed that he hopes to meet a woman by his side in the future, however, he claims he will fall in love with a ‘lovely woman to go with him to Woodford Green’ someday, ‘potentially have children’ together.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/james-argent-turns-back-romance-26817826 James Argent returns to romance to focus on drug addiction