John Stamos and his girlfriend, Caitlin McHugh, seem more in love than ever!

The 30-year-old model and actress recently opened up to [Entertainment Tonight](http://www.etonline.com/news/208542johnstamosgirlfriendcaitlinmchughonhissupporttalksrelationship/) about her relationship with John — and adorably gushed they’re “very happy together!”

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“I’m very happy, he’s super supportive, and I really couldn’t ask for anything better,” Caitlin said. “We like to keep our lives private because we’ve seen what relationships in the public eye can be like and we just like our privacy.”

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John and Caitlin in July 2016.

“We don’t want the commentary from the masses about what our relationship is or should be,” she continued. “We’re very happy together and we hope to be so for a long time.”

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The star and John — who at age 53 is 23 years Caitlin’s senior! — began dating in early 2016 and have now been seeing each other for about a year. The Full House star was previously married to actress Rebecca Romijn from 1998 until 2005.

Caitlin also revealed John has had a positive influence on her budding acting career. “He’s very encouraging of anything I want to do career-wise,” she explained. “I really appreciate it a lot. You don’t get that with every guy.”

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John and Caitlin in December 2016.

Last year, the couple worked together for the first time on a short film titled Ingenueish. “[John] directed it, I’m in it, we wrote it together and we had a lot of fun doing it,” Caitlin said of the joint project.

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“They say if you can do a film together, you can do anything together,” she added. “I’m very happy to say we survived the filming process and we’re in editing now. We’re both still alive so it’s great!”

Click through the gallery below to see John’s dating history!