Naomi arrives in Albert Square as Sonia Fowler's nurse friend. She lives with Dot Branning and Jim Branning, then moves in with Garry Hobbs and Minty Peterson. Garry takes a liking to Naomi and they share a kiss, but she develops romantic feelings for Sonia. Sonia tells Naomi that she is having problems with her husband Martin Fowler and is considering a trial separation. Naomi consoles Sonia and they kiss, but Sonia immediately regrets it. Martin blames Naomi for spoiling his marriage, and they become enemies. Naomi initially accepts that Sonia still loves Martin and remains friends with her.
However, Sonia eventually leaves Martin to live with Naomi. Naomi is a lesbian who kissed sonia jackson and then started a relationship until it got difficult.