Ant Anstead has spoken out about how he has coped with the ‘devastating break up’ from estranged spouse Christina Anstead.
The 41-year-old Wheeler Sellers host separated from HGTV star Christina, 37, in September after lower than two years of marriage and a 12 months after the start of their son Hudson.
Ant stated that he discovered himself in a “very darkish place” and misplaced 20lbs in weight because the stress took a toll on his weight loss plan and sleep.
Talking to People, Ant stated that “every single day is an enchancment” and that the break up was a “massive hit”.
He additionally spoke about how he misplaced weight and the impact that the break up had on him mentally.
Ant continued: “It actually hit me exhausting. The influence on me, my sleep, my weight loss plan, my stress, it confirmed.
“However I reached this turning level the place I used to be both going to dwell within the darkness or I used to be simply going to slap myself across the face just a few occasions and say, ‘Get up; you’re extremely blessed. Concentrate on all the good issues.’”
This was achieved with the assistance of a 35-day on-line “break-up restoration” course in addition to a three-day religion primarily based retreat, in order that he may give attention to his psychological well being and wellbeing.
He stated that it labored wonders because it helped him perceive “no person controls me however me. It’s as much as me to empower myself and realise how extremely worthy I’m of therapeutic.”
Ant stated that the break up was additionally “devastating” for his teenage youngsters from his first marriage as they “liked Christina”.
He stated of Amelie, 17, and Archie, 14, that they “are genuinely my greatest buddies” and that it “was a really, very troublesome FaceTime name” when he broke the information of the break up.
The TV presenter stated that spending time with 16-month-old Hudson “stuffed my coronary heart. He actually saved me.”
They spent Christmas collectively in Arizona and Ant stated: “He and I’ve bought this actually superb relationship between us.
“We have got this dad-son bond, and, I’m telling you, he’s one of many coolest children round.”
Ant and Christina began relationship in 2017 and he hopes he can preserve a relationship along with her youngsters – daughter Taylor, 10, and son Brayden, 5, who she shares with first husband Tarek El Moussa.
Ant stated: “I hope that we’ll all the time have a relationship. In the event that they ever want me, I’ll be there in a heartbeat.
“All 5 children are the primary precedence.”
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