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I feel terrible about that.'The split was rancorous, with Steve unwilling to accept his marriage was over. I couldn't understand why she was breaking up the family,' he says, 'but we couldn't have a civil conversation with each other.'They were forced to see one another once a week when Steve picked their daughters up for visits and would argue about everything from whether Steve was ensuring the girls were doing their homework to the fact Ann was now in a new relationship. 'The romantic spark was much stronger when we got back together,' says Ann. 'The girls were wary when we first got back together, but they know now we'll be together for ever,' says Ann.
'Priorities can change and we realise things we thought were important, work, for instance, may not be.
Initially, they kept their renewed relationship secret.
'When you divorce, people take sides and try to comfort you by saying 'he was never right for you', so we wanted to be sure before we told everyone,' says Julie.
The couple were struck by regret shortly after their split in 2003.
The couple fell in love in 1998'It's difficult to say what went wrong.
Martin was an export business adviser, and Julie was running a start-up export company.