But what I will never understand is how you had to face the world', she admitted.
The 33-year-old girlfriend of One Direction’s Liam Payne, 23, has been granted a divorce from her estranged husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini.
But when Cheryl’s life hits turbulence she has, for years, turned to another hugely influential man in her life.
Liam's not the only 1D-er who is apparently into older women.
Ashley Cole – the former husband of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini – has become a father for the first time.
Cheryl’s still in contact with none other than her ex-husband, Ashley Cole.
Despite his repeated betrayals, the man Cheryl described as her ‘soul mate’ retains a special place in her heart.