Bachelor Vs. Bachelorette: Which Marriages Last?

If there is one guilty pleasure T.V show, it’s The Bachelor and Bachelorette,an ABC premiered showwith 21 seasons of The Bachelor and 13 seasons of The Bachelorette. Audience members,whose ages typically rangebetween 18-49,are lead into asuspenseful two months toreveal candidate will be chosen as the lucky winner!  This year’s Bachelorette attracted an audience of 7.47 million featuring lead Rachel Lindsay, who chose Bryan Abasolo as her bachelor and are currently engaged.  As audience members, we always get to witness the happy engagement by the end of the shows and are lead to believe in a hopeful future for the couple.  But do these couples actually have sustaining relationships?  According to the couples’ statuses in relationships, it seems that marriage is possible but majority of couples end of splitting.  Here is a list of couple who are married, still together, or broken up.

Married:

Tanner Tolbert& Jade Roper: The couple married about four months after Tanner proposed to Jade on season two finale of Bachelor in Paradise.  They had their first child named Emery Avery.

Sean Lowe & Catherine Loew:They married on January 26, 2014 on live T.V and had their first son, Samuel Lowe born in July 2016.

Still Together:

Taylor Nolan & DerekPeth: The couple is engaged, as Derek was shaking on one knew to ask Taylor to marry him.

Raven Gates & Adam Gottschalk:  The couple remains together and is traveling the world together.

Evan Bass & Carly Waddell:  The two moved in together in Nashville and are expecting their first child.

Split:

Amanda Stanton & Robby Hayes: Their relationship ended badly, Amanda claims she gave him “maybe 20 chances” to work through their relationship.   There were also accusations that he cheated on her.

Nick Viall & Vanessa Grimaldi:Five months after the finale, the two ended their engagement.  They gave their relationship some effort but it didn’t work out the way they hoped.

Josh Murray & Amanda Stanton:  After moving in together, the couple split after a few months.  A source claimed they split because of his “volatile temper.”

Ben Higgins & Lauren Bushnell:Afterengagement, the couple announced in May 2017 that they decided to separate due to desiring different things.

Becca Tilley & Robert Graham:  The two split calling it off in May 2017.  The two appeared on multiple seasons of The Bachelor and Bachelorette.

Grant Kemp & Lace Morris:  After moving in together, the two decided to split after three months, even after getting matching tattoos.

Chris Soules & Whitney Bischoff:They mutually decided to split after two months post season.

So it seems that while many couples have ended up calling it quits into their relationship mostly due to realizing differences in interests, marriage is not impossible amongst dating shows.It may however, be more probably that the couple won’t stay together based on the statistics, however marriages can still survive post the show.