The Bachelor Winter Games: The Couples

I know, I know, I know. Everyone in Bachelor Nation is talking about women telling all and Arie knowing what he did (and if you don’t know, just go check US Weekly …).

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But, I can’t stop thinking about the Winter Games couples; I’m really really sad the show is over. Sighh… I guess we’ll always have Instagram!

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Before we completely bid adieu to the wonderful Bachelor break from Arie’s season, I thought I’d give a few quick thoughts on each couple … I promise this will be quick & painless!

Bibiana & Jordan

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I was most devastated to see this couple not work out because I was really rooting for Bibi! AND to have Jordan fall so hard and quick for her, when he said he didn’t feel that way about ANYONE on his entire season of The Bachelor? I wanted it to work between them! However, she gave a good speech at the World Tells All when she used an excellent book metaphor about them not being on the same page or chapter.

Lesley & Dean

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Obviously Dean needs to grow up (what with his rocket ship comparisons and proposing with a house key) but Lesley calls him out on it which I LOVE! I don’t think any of the many girls Dean has been involved with in the past (in Bachelor world) have done that! I also appreciate the playful side of their relationship and really really hope it works out.

Stassi & Luke

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Speaking of working out (or not), let’s discuss Stassi and Luke. I wasn’t really rooting for them because I didn’t think she was that great and all his ramblings and “poetic” nonsense were the worst. But dude … to completely ghost her after the show, try to make some sort of reasoning for it on the reunion, and then to be just a straight d*** once you thought the cameras stopped rolling …? Zero excuse for it buddy.  There was even a campaign to stop following him on Twitter. I hope Stassi gets all the joys the world can give her and I hope Luke never releases a hit single in Nashville.

Lily & Courtney

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These two are probably my favorite couple and I think they deserved to win the whole thing over Ashley and Kevin. They had the cutest ice dance routine and they seem to genuinely care for one another (even though Courtney kind of annoys me). The best thing about them came after the show though when they rented an RV and road tripped across the United States.  I thought it was awesome for their relationship and just a cool thing to do, especially both being from foreign countries!

Ashley & Kevin

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Meh, probably my least favorite couple. Yes, I want Ashley I. to finally win at the Bachelor (hence why they probs decided to let her win that stupid golden rose) and yes I want her relationship to actually work out … but I’m not invested in this relationship. I hate looking at all that makeup on Ashley’s face and I hate just looking at Kevin’s busted face. But, everyone deserves happiness, even Ashley I. and here is just one more amazing thing about the Winter Games … even Ashley I. could find love!

Clare & Benoit

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LOVE him, kind of hate her, and may have cried when he proposed. I’m glad Benoit is happy because seriously all the dude deserves is happiness … and I guess we can be happy crazy Clare finally found someone too! Bitch totally lucked out, not only on an amazing guy, but she can now travel to Paris and never have to worry about a language issue because Benoit speaks amazing, beautiful French! I hope they make it down the aisle only because I don’t want to see sweet Benoit cry anymore!

Final Thoughts

Things I loved about the show and what I will miss most: all the contestants being cooped up in the house forcing their relationships. Seeing so many Californians fall in the show. Yuki. Finally, ALL the shade thrown by the producers, from that first “Survivor-style vote” rose ceremony, to basically having some of these people’s ex’s (Jojo, Rachel, Arie) judge a kissing competition to determine if couples got a rose. ABC, you HAVE to keep this show going each year; the international contestants and fun competitions make for such a wild ride!

I guess all we have now is Monday where we find out what Arie did; I’ll have a large glass of rosé and my tweeting fingers ready!

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