Marty McKenna was heartbroken when his girlfriend moved to Germany.
The 'Geordie Shore' star - who has enjoyed an on/off relationship with co-star Chloe Ferry in the past - had been in a relationship with a mystery woman since September, but despite branding her as the "only girl" he has ever loved, they failed to make their relationship work when she moved to Germany.
He told The Sun Online: "I was buzzing about the relationship and then she moved to Germany.
"We were still in the honeymoon stage where we were seeing each other every day and then she f***ed off. She was the only girl I've ever loved."
The 22-year-old reality star confessed that while he tried to keep up a long distance relationship, he was too "stressed" and things had to end.
He added: "The first two weeks were easy but then it got too much.
"I was getting stressed and I was snapping at my family and friends.
"There's plenty more fish in the sea but the sea is so big and I don't think they'll ever be anyone like her."
Marty admitted his secret girlfriend had given him the go ahead to continue on the show.
He said recently: "Next series I have to go in with a girlfriend. It's going to be a test. I'm not known on the show for pulling loads of birds, I'm there to have a good time. And she trusts me."
Chloe said back in June that she believes she'll end up tying the knot with Marty.
She said: "He's the male version of me. His dancing is the same as mine, we eat the same food. I've never got on better with anyone in my life. He's so funny, he makes me wet myself laughing. I'm so happy I've met him. I feel comfortable in front of him and I've never felt like that before.
"At the minute, we're 20 and I don't want to get into a relationship. I want to enjoy myself. One day I'd like to marry Marty, he could be The One."