Love Island Mum To Be Reveals All About Battle With Depression

Love Island Mum To Be Reveals All About Battle With Depression
 Nelius Stackpoole
Nelius Stackpoole

6 Sep 2017

She was one half of everyone's favourite 2016 Love Island couple and recently announced she is expecting a baby boy after reuniting with boyfriend Nathan Massey. 

Although we always seen her as an outgoing and bubbly character on the show, Cara De La Hoyde has just opened up in interview with Reveal magazine all about her heartbreaking battle with depression. The Mum to be revealed she has suffered from the illness since she was 15 and found that the aftermath of Love Island left her in a bad place mentally.

"The worst point came after Love Island. Nobody trains you for how intense it is, and you're constantly being judged."

She added: "I really wish I'd have spoken to someone about it at the time, because I didn't know how to deal with it, and I didn't feel like me anymore."


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In the interview Cara explains how her illness it had a detrimental affect on her relationship with Nathan Massey. She told reveal that sometimes Nathan would take it personally when she locked her self away.

"There would be times I'd lock myself in my bedroom for days, and just sit there and cry. Nathan has never dealt with mental illness before."

"It got so bad that it put a lot of stress on our relationship. It's hard when you're with someone to not think it's your fault, and that they're down because you've done something, but it's not - you just can't help it," continued the expectant mum.

The couple split after they announced their pregnancy but fans will be delighted to hear that the beauty has confirmed they are dating again. 

So happy for them!