Lauren Goodger wants kids with new man Charles Drury, reports say.

The TOWIE star, 34, and hunky electrician Charles, 23, have been going from strength to strength after lifting the lid on their blossoming romance.

Lauren initially kept Charles, who had a brief romance last year with Katie Price, a mystery, only teasing that she had a new man.

But now that they've gone public, Lauren's told the lad that he makes her "happy", while Charles has jumped in to stick up for her on social media.

Lauren was recently targeted by a troll who fussed about the age gap between her and Charles and insisted she's "begging marriage and kids."

Lauren and Charles are going strong - and are said to have an eye on the future

But Charles was having none of that, scolding: "Age means nothing when you meet someone with a beautiful soul that makes you happy & brings you nothing but positivity to your life… She might want those things as do I & when the time’s right who knows, they might happen."

And insiders say Charles' attitude has overjoyed Lauren, who takes it as a great sign for their future together.

A source told Closer : "Lauren's wanted to settle down and have kids for years. Now that she's found Charles, she's really hoping it could become a reality.

Lauren was said to be appreciative that Charles defended her
The pair have been displaying their romance on social media since going Instagram official

"It's been secretly really upsetting her, but she's holding on to the fact that Charles has made it clear he shares her mindset," the insider added.

"She's feeling really happy at the moment."

Lauren branded him the 'best-looking' fella she's ever seen
She told him he makes her 'happy'

Since finding their romantic spark and going Instagram official, neither Lauren nor Charles have been shy with their affections.

She even branded him the "best looking" fella she'd ever laid eyes on.

And she even cheekily referred to him as her "morning workout" last month, after being careful to hide his face during the early days of their romance.

Meanwhile, her fans have given the couple their seal of approval, after Lauren's rep initially denied that a romance was on the cards between the two of them.

Mirror Online has reached out to Lauren's rep for comment.

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