“A lot of things make me happy. But I feel unbelievably happy when my nine-year-old stepson tells me I’m beautiful. Kassius is one of the most beautiful things about my life.
“When I started living with Brian, his son was only two and I was 18. But ever since I’ve felt like we’ve created this family together.
“I’ve basically been looking after Kassius since he was three and that’s part of my world that very few people really ever understood about me.
“I love being a stepmom and I feel that the experience grounds me when nothing else makes sense in my life.”