Happy Monday everyone! I spent the day getting back into the swing of things after a much needed vacation with my family in San Diego, and am feeling as refreshed as ever. I can’t wait to here what you guys think about tonight’s episode! I’ve been so excited to hear your thoughts these past few weeks, that I have opted for posting Monday nights. What do you all think of that? Do you like the Monday posts? If you do, I will try to do it more often moving forward. Let’s get into it!
I feel bad for Hannah that she was sick on this date. I remember being really sick on one of my dates and it was so difficult to push through! But I can’t help but cringe every time she kissed Jed. Just because she’s passing her sickness to him and then potentially could pass it to all the other guys too. I’m not hating on her though! To be completely honest with you guys I’m pretty sure that I kissed somebody when I was sick on my season. But it’s still really icky to think about!
I do need to address the rumors about Jed having a girlfriend after many of you brought the rumors my attention in the comments. And based on what I’ve read, it looks like he for sure was dating somebody before he went on the show. What I’m not clear on is why any girl would allow her boyfriend to go on the Bachelorette to boost their career. If I was dating a guy and he said that I would tell him to F off! Not that I’m saying Jed is an angel in all of this. Because he’s absolutely not! If he really did leave her just to go on the show and thought they would be together when he got back, I think he’s a total jerk! Again, IF it’s true. But on the other hand I can’t help but think what kind a girl is cool with her boyfriend doing that? I think it’s worth noting that the ex-girlfriend is also a country singer trying to make it in Nashville, so maybe she had motive behind it too? I’m not sure. But I just can’t watch Hannah dates with Jed the same way anymore. But at the end of the day none of us know the whole story or the real truth. I’m sure once the show is over and Jed can speak publicly we will get his side as well. Nobody’s side is the whole story.
And all that said, when Hannah told Jed that she was falling in love with him his reaction was not fake. I believe he is genuinely falling in love with her back! That doesn’t mean he was a complete jerk to his ex and left her because obviously she wasn’t the one for him. Maybe he was, maybe he wasn’t. All I know is that I believe his feelings for Hannah are real. I’ve said this in so many of my passed posts, but nobody goes on the show thinking it could actually work. You go in for a good time! In many cases, especially nowadays, you go on to boost your business or get a record deal. But what happens when you’re on the show that you don’t expect, is that you do fall! You fall in love and you think it’s crazy and insane at first because it’s a TV show! But it can happen! And I think that’s what’s happening for Jed.
All in all, I’ll wrap up my thoughts on Jed by saying that I don’t know what I think about him anymore. I think he and Hannah end up together. It seems very evident by how she said she’s been falling for him for a while. You usually know your top guy earlier on. But I’m not sure I can get behind them anymore. I think it all will depend on what Jed says and how he defends himself when the shows over. I need to hear both sides of the story to make up my mind on how I feel about it. Time will tell. I’m so curious what you guys think.
Tyler C continues to impress me. At the very beginning of the episode Luke P said something about not messing up his time with Hannah and then Tyler stepped in and said don’t mess up Hannah’s time for Hannah. He’s always just thinking of her. He showed similar character last week when he was happy that she got to experience something exhilarating with the naked bungee jumping. I just see him caring about her over his feelings and the situation and I just think it takes a true man to do that.
I know a lot of you are convinced that Tyler might be the one in the end. And I never ever saw it up until the past two episodes but I think you guys could be right! I still feel strongly that it’s going to be Jed. I have felt that since day one. But maybe Jed and Tyler in the end? If it’s not Tyler would you guys wanna see him as the next Bachelor? I totally would! I think girls would go crazy for him!
Mike’s Date and Goodbye
I really like Mike just like Hannah does. But I was happy to see him go home. There just wasn’t any connection between the two of them. Overall I thought he seems like a total standup guy. The situation with him and Cam, do you remember ABC Cam, kind of rubbed me the wrong way. I can’t remember exactly what happened, but Mike basically told Hannah that Cam said something that never really happened. So I didn’t love Mike right away for this reason. But he definitely grew on me more throughout the season. And I know from social media that so many of you love him! There’s a big campaign right now to make him the first black Bachelor! Would you guys want to see him as the Bachelor? I obviously would love for there to be an African-American Bachelor. I think it’s so important for pop culture for the Bachelor to have a strong black lead. I’m just not sure I think Mike is it. Maybe it’s because of that situation with Cam at the beginning of the season, or maybe it’s because we didn’t really get to know him that well. Honestly, I’m afraid to write this because I know so many of you feel very strongly about him being the next Bachelor. So I’m a little bit afraid that I’ll get some backlash to this. Just know that I have absolutely nothing negative to say about him. He seems like an incredible guy! He’s just not my first pick for the Bachelor.
I’d love to hear all of your thoughts.
Once again Luke is a complete a-hole and twisted Garrett’s words completely. He never said he was being fake when he was being friendly to him. He said he responded. I don’t think anyone has ever thought Garrett likes Luke. For Luke to even say that he thought Garrett liked him is mine boggling to me. He is completely delusional. And then went he and Hannah talked about it, Hannah said that when she doesn’t like somebody they know it. Well yeah, I can understand that but there’s a thing called being a respectful human being. Not being a complete jerk. I think Garrett’s been very clear that he doesn’t like Luke. But like Hannah asked, he was trying to keep the peace because she wanted everybody to “stay in their lane”. I just think Hannah is so confused and brainwashed by Luke at this point that she’s not making any sense. And I so feel for her! I was her 10 years ago!
That said I will say Garrett lost his cool when talking to Luke. He was purposely trying to push every single one of Luke’s buttons and that’s just not a good look on anybody. But I honestly think he’s just had it. I would’ve lost my mind if I were him.
Remember in the teasers, if you think back, there was a voiceover of Garrett saying that the guys are starting to question Hannah? We haven’t seen that actually said in of the episodes and obviously Garrett is gone now. But I can only imagine the guys are questioning her! I remember when I was on the Bachelor and I could not understand why the Bachelor, his name is Jake, was keeping around one of the girls. In my mind someone that I would date would not care for a person like that girl. So it made me question him. And I think that’s a big reason I left the show on my own. Yes, I left go back to my job that was extremely important to me, but mostly I felt like I knew that I couldn’t possibly marry someone that would be interested in somebody that was so fundamentally different than I was. And not in good ways. Anyway, this isn’t about my season and it’s about Hannah but what I’m trying to say is I would think it’s odd if the guys didn’t question her at this point. And wonder is this somebody I want to be with?
Again, I adore Hannah and I don’t want to disrespect her in anyway. I constantly try to put myself in her shoes and know that I see a lot of myself in her when I was her age. I just feel like Luke was is her kryptonite and he’s making her fall apart at the seams. I think this would be a completely different season and the guys it absolutely adore and respect everything about Hannah if he wasn’t there.
He is just so adorable! I don’t think they’re going to end up together but I really hope we see him in Paradise! Some people have talked about him being the next Bachelor but I just don’t know if he could fill the role. He’s just too innocent! But I just adore him and want so many good things to happen for him in his life. And I could’ve told you at the beginning of the date that I knew he was getting a rose and that I would come down to Garrett and Luke. Of course the show wanted it to come down to them. Even at the beginning of the day I knew Garrett was going home. She just doesn’t have a strong connection with him so I feel like it would’ve been weird if she met his family.
But OMG am I so excited about next week’s episode! I love that the show is showing us that she sends him home. It’s like they know this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for for so long it doesn’t even matter that they tell us in advance. If anything, they’re probably telling us in advance because they’re worried about losing viewers after this episode. Actually, I’m just realizing that it looks like they were somewhere possibly tropical when she sends him home. So it seems like they’re having the conversation after she already had a fantasy suite. Oh! So that means he still going to be around after next week. Oh well, I’m in for the long-haul now. It’s just so crazy that he still around! I’m so glad that Hannah is going to send him home the way he deserves to be sent home! Even if it’s taking her a while.
Anyway, so much to discuss. Like who do you guys want to be the next Bachelor?! Assuming you have no idea who wins. Who out of all the guys would you like to see in that position? What are your thoughts on Luke at this point? Has it changed the way you think about Hannah? Or have you been in Hannah’s position before like I have?
And before you go check out my look from earlier today that I wore this to work at Home & Family.
You can get all the details here, but seriously I LOVE THESE PANTS. They are so flattering, and comfortable. They cinch your waist at just the perfect spot, and what I love most about them is the fact that the material in the front is structured like a fitted pant, but the back of the pants have elastic at the waist. You also know how much I love blush and blue, and these pants fit perfectly into that color scheme! The second photo was taken on an iPhone so that you can see how beautiful they truly are!
Last but not least, here is a sneak peak to this weeks Affordable Friday post! This is one of the outfits that I will be showcasing for you on Friday! You can get the entire outfit for just about $25, including the jeans!!! The best part is that the shirt is from a 2-pack that comes with both black and white for $8, which means the shirts are only $4 each! Talk about affordable!! The jeans are also super comfortable and only $16. I can’t wait to share the rest of this week’s post with you!