They have endured constant periods apart during their 18 month romance.
And Kym Marsh was delighted as she reunited with her Army Major beau Scott Ratcliff on Thursday.
Long-distance love: Kym Marsh was delighted as she reunited with her Army Major beau Scott Ratcliff on Thursday
Michelle Connor star Kym looked chic in a black top as she held onto a glass of bubbly.
Her brunette locks were styled sleek and straight with smoky shadow and a touch of gloss accentuating her pretty features.
Handsome Scott looked dapper in a matching black top as he wrapped an arm around Kym.
Revealing Scott was only back in town for a brief period, Kym wrote: ‘He’s back!!!!!!!……..only for a short while sadly, but gonna make the most of the time we have before he goes on his travels again! Missed his face so much!!!’
Love: The former Coronation Street actress, 43, and her soldier love, 31, looked smitten as they embraced one another over a romantic dinner, with Kym declaring she had missed Scott
Happy couple: Kym and Scott have been dating since July 2018, three months after she split from personal trainer Matt Baker (pictured December 2018)
Kym and Scott have been dating since July 2018, three months after she split from personal trainer Matt Baker.
Back in December 2018, Kym revealed she and Scott were facing six months apart as the soldier was due to return to
Despite the long-distance looming, the star was resolute in her belief that their relationship will survive the strain.
Kym told The Sun Online at the Military Awards 2018: ‘He is due to go back to Afghanistan next year for six months. It is tough, but I know we can make it work and we will be fine.
‘He’s just got back from a training exercise in Kenya, so tonight was the first time we have seen each other in weeks.
Brave: Back in December 2018, Kym revealed she and Scott were facing six months apart as the soldier was due to return to Afghanistan for duty in the Parachute Regiment (pictured October 2018)
‘It feels very special to us to be here together – and now he’s back for Christmas, it’s a lovely feeling.’
The pair found love after being introduced by mutual friend Antony Cotton.
Kym had split from Matt three months before sparking up a romance with Scott, after a two year romance.
Kym was first in a relationship with builder David Cunliffe before her rise to fame in 2001’s Popstars, and the couple had a son David, 24, and daughter Emilie, 24, during a five-year relationship.
After breaking onto the pop scene as a member of Hear’Say Kym married
Kym went onto marry Jamie in 2012, and the couple have a eight-year-old daughter Polly. The couple’s first child Archie, passed away shortly after his premature birth in 2009.
Just over a year after tying the knot, Kym filed for divorce from Jamie in 2013 citing ‘unreasonable behaviour.
She is also a grandmother, with daughter Emilie welcoming baby son Teddy in May last year.
Family: Kym is mum to son David, 24 and daughters Emilie, 22 and Polly, eight. Her son Archie passed passed away shortly after his premature birth in 2009