The couple reportedly split in July after seven years together.
In an interview with The Mirror, Anna admitted that “no one can prepare you” for the agonies of breaking up with someone later in life.
“Even when it happens a handful of times in your life, you never get used to it,” she said.
“I suppose I don’t know if you become more resilient as you get older, but heartbreak is definitely still that mystery that needs to be solved and how to overcome it and become stronger.”
The presenter fell in love with Sue after meeting through a mutual friend at a Halloween party in 2014, following the end of her 18-year relationship with boyfriend Charles Martin.
“For some time I toyed with the idea of adopting or adopting a child,” she told Hello magazine. “I can only speak for myself, not Sue, but I really want to do the training. [to foster] and welcome a child into my life.
“I feel deeply that I am getting older, that time is running out.
“With the Covid-19 pandemic on top of that, my mind has focused on the things I still want to do.”