Third time’s a attraction! Becca Kufrin discovered love with Thomas Jacobs after deciding to present romance on actuality TV one other shot.
The former Bachelorette, who was beforehand engaged to Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Garrett Yrigoyen, returned to Bachelor Nation throughout season 7 of Bachelor in Paradise, which premiered in August 2021.
Despite being somewhat gun shy on the considered falling in love on a actuality present following two failed engagements, Kufrin arrived on the seaside 5 days into filming. While it wasn’t love at first sight, she finally fell for Jacobs, who followers met throughout season 17 of The Bachelorette earlier that year.
“We talked for maybe five minutes and at the end of the conversation he said something along the lines of … he called me a declined credit card,” the Bourdon founder recalled throughout an October 2021 look on the “Talking It Out With Bachelor Nation” podcast of meeting Jacobs for the primary time. “He was, like, trying to flirt and be kind of smooth and funny and it just came out wrong.”
The pair had been in a position to overcome their awkward first encounter and kind a powerful relationship whereas filming in Mexico. After a quick breakup in the course of the present’s finale, the 2 made up off digital camera and began relationship exterior of the highlight.
“We came back [home] and had to explore that on our own away from the cameras but in that moment [on the beach during the finale], I think that was game-changing for me,” Kufrin defined. “Because I have really never had somebody fight, I would say, like, tooth and nail to want to keep a relationship with me.”
The “Bachelor Happy Hour” podcast cohost later revealed that she known as her mother shortly after connecting with the California native and informed her how exhausting she fell for Jacobs.
“I was like, ‘Mom, I think I want to marry this guy,’” she informed listeners throughout her joint podcast interview in October 2021. “It’s the first time I’ve ever actually said that out loud.”
Jacobs, for his half, mentioned he has requested Kufrin in “multiple text messages” about the kind of ring she would need when he proposes. “It’s something we’ve talked about,” he mentioned on the time. “I mean, I don’t want to spend my life with anybody else.”
The lovebirds didn’t give a precise date as to after they rekindled their romance after leaving Mexico, however each stars confirmed they had been again on after the present’s October 2021 finale aired.
“I feel safe with you. As if nothing could ever go terribly wrong,” the true property dealer wrote via Instagram. “Thank you for being someone who I can put my trust in, someone who would never hurt me, someone who would never push ‘us’ away.”
Scroll all the way down to relive the Bachelor in Paradise alum’s relationship highs and lows: