Is it just me or is this season of The Bachelorette FLYING by?!?! I guess that’s what happens to time when you become a parent to two. Everything seems to go by so fast. I remember people telling me that time would fly when we had Molly. But honestly the 1st year of her life was the LONGEST year of my life. Ha! But now that I have two, things seem to be going by so quickly with Riley! Anyway, my mom brain is getting sidetracked. That is why I think this season is going by so fast for me. Riley was JUST born when it started and now we are down to the last 4 episodes! Crazy.
Colton’s a virgin. That explains so much to me! All this time I thought he was being distant and disingenuous with Becca, but now I honestly just think he’s kind of an awkward guy. This may sound so stupid but he was plugging his nose when diving underwater. Ha! I just think he’s a dork. And I love a dork! So maybe he wasn’t trying to set himself up as the Bachelor in past episodes like I thought before, and instead he’s just a little awkward and dorky when he talks.
What I was confused about in last night’s episode however was Becca’s reaction to him telling her he was a virgin. I get that it’s a big deal to talk about, but I don’t really understand why she left the room. I feel like that was kind of unfair to him. Although I will say so much is going on in those instances that we don’t see behind the scenes, so who knows why she left the room. Producers could’ve even asked her to leave the room to talk to them. We really don’t know for sure. But in general, she just seemed a little bit down about the fact that he was a virgin. I guess I kind of understand that because on the show you’re getting engaged to someone so quickly and a big part of figuring out if you’re right for each other is physical chemistry. But at the end of the day, if she is concerned about it then he’s just not the right guy for her because they’re on such different pages.
And in general after seeing their date, it just seemed like Colton is still around because Becca is very physically attracted to him. She had the most positive things to say about his looks and not necessarily about their compatibility. But at this point, why not keep a guy for a little while if you just want to make out with them a little longer. Ha! Especially if you are more into him then some of the others.
And for those of those wondering about her swimsuit on this date, it’s by Becca Swim.
Another reason I don’t think Colton will be around for much longer was seeing her date with Garrett right after his made it so much more apparent that she’s connecting with Garrett on so many more levels. I mentioned this in a past blog post but it bothers me how negatively Garrett talks about his ex-wife. I just wish he’d have a little bit more respect for her given the fact that he’s on national television talking about their relationship and she’s not there to defend herself. Isn’t there a saying about marrying a guy who would make a good ex-husband? I think it’s something like that. Meaning that you should marry a guy that is the type of person that wouldn’t talk bad about you even if things didn’t work out. And with that, I can confidently say that if Kevin and I were ever to split up, which will never happen, he wouldn’t talk about me the way Garrett is talking about his ex. Ha, it’s weird even talking about me and Kevin in those terms. You guys get what I’m trying to say. Marry a guy that would respect you even if you wern’t together anymore. Garrett isn’t proving to be that type of guy on this show.
I really feel for Blake in this situation. It’s absolutely impossible to understand what he’s going through unless you’ve been through it yourself. I so often hear people say things like “well, he knew what he signed up for.” But the truth is nobody really knows what they sign up for when they agree to do the show. In fact, the majority of people that go on this show will tell you they signed up for fun never even thinking they’d fall in love. I know I didn’t think I’d fall in love when I signed up to go on The Bachelor. And even though I didn’t fall in love on that show, I definitely knew it was possible when I became The Bachelorette. So with Blake, even though he signed up for the show, he couldn’t possibly have prepared himself for the feelings he’s experiencing now and I totally sympathize with him.
One of my absolute favorite things he said on their date was when he said that falling in love is fun, but staying in love was more fun. I think a more accurate thing to say would’ve been that falling in love is fun and staying in love is work, but it’s even better than falling in love when you make it work. But regardless, I just love where he was going with that thought.
As sad as I was to see Leo go, I wasn’t surprised at all. I just like him so much and I really hope we see him on Bachelor in Paradise!
But when it came down to Jason and Wills, I honestly thought she was going to keep Wills. Deep down I wanted her to pick Jason because if you guys read my blog last week, you know I’m obsessed with them as a couple! But it just seemed to me like she had a closer relationship with Wills. I think that just shows you that we really don’t know what’s happening behind the scenes. Think about it this way, the show is filmed about 18 hours a day, 6 days a week and we only see two of those hours each week. So a lot is on film that we never see.
So excited for hometowns! I think I am most interested in meeting Blake’s family. I really hope she ends up with him and I think there is SUCH a good chance she will! What family are you most interested in seeing? And who do you guys think she’ll end up with at this point. Let’s discuss in the comments below!
And come back tomorrow because I starting my Home Tour reveal!!!! Eeeeppppp! I am so excited to show you guys our home and share all the details with you! But while you’re here now, check out my look on Ali Luvs this week. The top below is under $50 and my FAVE!