Nikki Mitropoulos joined the cast of The Single Wives to find love after the tragic end to her marriage.
Whilst she was pregnant with their first child, Nikki's husband was killed in a motorbike accident. Their son Daniel, now 9, was born days after his death.
"I lost my husband nearly 10 years ago. Then I was in a relationship, but that ended. When I got on the show and realised I'm going to be dating, I was like, "I don't think I'm ready for this." It was overwhelming - very," the 32-year-old told WHO.
Almost ten years after the tragic loss, Nikki says she is now happy. "I was constantly fearing, because I had been through traumatic loss. But I can't protect myself and my child by holding back and locking myself away."
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