Rykard Jenkins has revealed his plans to propose to his girlfriend of nearly two years Siân Owen.
The 31 year old, who found fame on the second season of Love Island back in 2016, opened up about his relationship in an exclusive interview with OK! Online.
After going official with the DJ back in 2019, the pair were plunged into lockdown amid the Covid-19 pandemic. While many couples broke up during the height of the virus that swept across the globe, Rykard and Siân’s relationship went from strength to strength.
“Being with Siân is the best thing that’s ever happened to me in my life. I’m really happy to be with her,” Rykard told us.
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Going into detail about how they got together, he went on: “We got together at the start of lockdown. I was going through a really hard time because I wasn’t able to work, she stuck by me through thick and thin.”
Gushing over her, he shared: She’s helped me out with my business, too. Having Siân vouch for me is just amazing. I love her, I love her family and I can’t wait to ask her to be my wife one day.
“We’ve been together for over two years now, so [proposing] is definitely on the cards.
“We’ll get our first holiday out of the way and then yeah, it could be this year, could be next year, who knows?
Opening up on what their romantic life is like together, Rykard shared that they often clash as they’re both “alphas”.
“Our love language is that we positively challenge each other and we push each other in the right direction all the time,” he said. “Siân is very very alpha female and I would say I’m an alpha male so we clash, but we clash for the right reasons.”
Rykard, who recently opened up on his life as an aesthetic practitioner, continued: “Also our love language is that we’re really care for each other, we have a lot of pride for each other, we won’t hear a bad word said about each other from anyone.”
He added: “We protect ourselves from negative outside influences. Other than that, we’re just like any other normal couple.”
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