Even though they live 100 miles apart, both were out socialising with friends in a town which neither is from. We met that night and after a week it felt like we’d known each other forever.‘You know when you meet certain people you just click? He had not seen Vincent – the man he had been brought up to call ‘father’ – for years.
‘But somehow in the back of my mind I knew it was true.
When I was growing up, I always knew something was being held back.
When I got the phone call with the DNA tests, it was like when you hear about someone you know has died or like when you are in a car crash. It’s that sinking feeling in your stomach which comes all over you. 'Before we found out that my girlfriend is my half-sister, we were talking about getting married and we would like more children.
But we will get married and we will have more children.’The couple do not want their identities revealed because they fear that to do so would have a devastating impact on their young son.
'She asked me who my girlfriend’s parents were, what their names were.