A man has rekindled his romance with the woman who won the Guinness World Record as the world’s heaviest woman because he ‘missed the sex’.
Pauline Potter, weighs in at an astonishing 330kg, has become so heavy that she needs assistance to move.
Her 19-year-old son Dillon has become her carer and does everything including cooking and cleaning for his mum.
However her ex-husband is eager to take over these duties after realising what a mistake he made by letting her go.
He told the UK’s Sun newspaper: “She can't walk, dress herself or even go to the toilet on her own — but I'm desperate to be her lover and caretaker again.
"Plus I miss our sex life. Pauline could be 70st and we'd still have sex every single day because it's that good.
"It was the biggest mistake of my life letting Pauline go and it's taken her gaining weight and becoming the world's heaviest woman to realise how much I still love her."
At a mere 64kgs, Alex is dwarfed by his 47-year-old ex-wife however he says that doesn’t stand in their way when it comes to their bedroom antics.
"Even though one of Pauline's legs weighs more than I do, we're able to position her body to make sex enjoyable for both of us.
"Within the first day of being back together we had sex six times in 24 hours.”
Pauline concedes her 46-year-old partner has to do most of the work in the bedroom, however admits: "it also helps that I did gymnastics until I was 12 so I'm very limber."
The pair met 2002, when Alex accidentally sent an email to the wrong address and it ended up in her inbox.
They corresponded for several weeks, bonding over being single parents however Pauline feared when Alex found out how much she weighed, at that time just over 200kgs, he would immediately reject her.
She said: "After I emailed my picture and told Alex how much I weighed, I switched off the computer, thinking I'd never hear from him again.
"But three hours later I received an email from him saying he thought I was beautiful and it didn't matter to him how much I weighed. I fell head over heels in love and we were engaged a year later."
The pair married in 2005 however broke up a few years later as Pauline didn’t get along with Alex’s son Sherman.
Pauline turned to food as a comfort for her broken heart and soon her 10,000 calorie a day diet helped her weight balloon to record levels.
She claims she contacted Guinness World Records because she thought it was the only way she could lose weight.
She said: "I figured I needed to publicly humiliate myself in order to help myself.”
Despite speaking out about her desire to lose weight and get healthy, she has faced a lot of criticism.
"People think just because you're fat you don't have feelings. But I'm trying to work on my weight problem and I go to the pool three times a week to exercise.
"It's the most humiliating thing in the world to be surrounded by other young girls in their bikinis when I need to be lifted by a crane into the water.
"I'm looking forward to losing weight and having Alex there to help me.
"My goal is to lose 200lb (90kgs) plus and have weight-loss surgery so I can be mobile again and not rely on anyone for help.”