This morning viewers screech over & # 39; delicious & # 39; retired, 83, and her husband, 44, while praising the couple because they stay together despite their 40-year age gap
- Edna Martin, 83, and Simon, 44, from Somerset, met during a concert in 2003
- Appeared this morning to reveal how they keep the spark in their marriage
- The couple have been married for 14 years and renewed their vows in 2015
A beloved couple with an age difference of 40 years delights the viewers of This Morning when they revealed the secret of keeping the spark in their marriage.
Simon Martin, 44, from Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, met his now wife Edna, 83, at a 2003 concert and said she & # 39; love at first sight & # 39; felt.
Edna revealed that as a treat, she was planning to paint her 14-year-old husband in the naked, exciting presenters Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield.
& # 39; Sitting here and listening to a truthful love story that has stood the test of time is really great & # 39 ;, Holly gushed.
Simon Martin, 44, and his wife Edna, 83, met 16 years ago and were married two years later, celebrating 14 years of marriage
Viewers loved Simon and Edna and said it was refreshing to see them so happy and that they had a & # 39; delight & # 39; goods
Other viewers were just as happy for the couple: & # 39; Oh well, I love them. & # 39;
& # 39; Edna and Simon … What a pleasure to see this morning, & # 39; another added.
& # 39; The 40-year-old gap couple on this morning is beautiful – true love and affection for each other. How anyone can say it's wrong … they must be jealous! & # 39 ;, said a third.
Edna said about Simon: & It was indeed love at first sight. It's better now than it was then. & # 39;
From their long-term relationship, Simon explained: & I think it is because it is a symbiotic relationship. We cannot be without each other. & # 39;
The couple (pictured in 2009) who have been married for 14 years, first met at a concert at the Odeon in Weston in 2003 and made the news when their love was revealed in 2005
Edna has revealed that she plans to paint Simon naked as a special gift for him – and her …
The couple made national headlines in 2005 when their love became public. Cynics accused Edna, now a great-grandmother, of looking for a naive toyboy.
But 14 years later, grandmother-of-four said the spark is still alive and kicking.
& # 39; I want to take a few photos & of my favorite Simon face without any clothes on. I'm going to paint that for him in watercolor, & she revealed it to a dazzling Holly.
Simon, who has type 2 diabetes as well as dyslexia, dyspraxia and Asperger's syndrome, added that they care for each other.
The couple kept the spark alive in their marriage, despite cynics who believed Edna was just looking for a toyboy
Simon and Edna from Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, reveal how their love grew despite their age difference
& # 39; We have various handicaps. You can do what the other cannot. We are emotionally dependent, we need each other, & he added.
He said they have no problem showing their emotions in public and confess that they regularly skimp on each other's wanderers.
Edna gushed: & We go to sleep in the hands and wake up and hold each other's hands.
& # 39; I can't function without Simon, he's in my head and in my heart, I love him. & # 39;
This morning is broadcast on ITV on weekdays at 10.30 a.m.
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