Bachelorette stars Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo are a hit couple. Fans want to know why they kept their relationship private.
Rachel Lindsay is a former star of The Bachelorette who was in love with Bryan Abasolo during her time, and now she explains why she wants to keep their relationship out of the public eye. Rachel first appeared on Nick Viall’s The Bachelor season in 2017. Although she did not find love with Nick, fans grew to admire her and she became the head of The Bachelorette. She broke ground as the first Black Bachelorette.
Rachel and Bryan had an instant connection on The Bachelorette. She gave him her first pink impression on premiere night. At the end of the season, Bryan proposed and Rachel happily accepted. They got married in Mexico on August 24, 2019.
In 2022, Rachel revealed that she and Bryan wanted to have a baby. He said they are exploring the option of IVF, which would help them do that. Both Rachel and Bryan are very active on social media. However, they tend to hide their relationship from the spotlight.
Rachel understands the value of her relationship
In a post on her blog, Honestly, Rach, Rachel revealed why she likes to keep her relationship with Bryan private. She said the most common question people ask her on social media is, “Where is Bryan and when are you due?” The former bachelorette said she’s talked about having kids before, “but it’s time for me to understand: Where’s Bryan?” Let me be blunt, Bryan is none of your business. Just kidding… half kidding. He said he totally understands why people are interested in their relationship, as they met on The Bachelorette. The public became an investment in their love story and their future.
Rachel added that “in a world of reality TV designed to make your relationship fail, we survived and won. So naturally, the public wants to know what we’re doing, how well we’re doing and what’s next. for our future. They want the love story to always play for their public view. But our contractual public history ended on August 7, 2017.
Rachel says people are trying to explain her relationship
Rachel explained that after The Bachelorette ended, she and Bryan decided they “wanted to control the future of our relationship.” They were eventually released from the show and retired from the public eye to “build a solid, solid base.” And we did it successfully”. Rachel went on to say that it interests her that people want to define the success and happiness of their relationship by “the amount of social media posts, comments, likes and stories that we post. By choosing carefully what we want to reveal…we stay true to who we are as a couple. She says it’s too easy to fall into the trap of using social media as a way to find out. status of your relationship. He added, “But how many times have you seen a couple post about their love and happiness only to announce their breakup 2 days later on the same platform? »
Rachel and Bryan try not to share too much
Former The Bachelorette star Rachel reminded her followers that “social media is not a reflection of reality,” but a snapshot of the parts of their lives that they choose to share with the public. She and Bryan choose not to share much because they don’t want “the irrational feelings and opinions of complete strangers” to be “stronger than the two involved in the relationship.” Rachel admits that early in their relationship, she and Bryan felt pressured to perform for social media because people expected it from them, and they “slowly drifted away from the core of Bryan and Rachel and formed by the RnB narrative that this world created for us. We swore we would never do it again. Rachel ended her post by saying that if time passes without posting about her and Bryan on social media , fans should not worry. He added, “We are fine here, loving our love in private and building a future without social media. »
Rachel and Bryan were one of the few couples on The Bachelorette who not only dated, but actually got married after the show ended, so their decision to keep their relationship private seems to have worked. Even though people are invested in their romance on TV, Rachel is right that they don’t owe the world the right to be part of their relationship for the rest of their lives. Rachel and Bryan are a beautiful couple and they have a healthy and happy relationship.
The Bachelorette airs Mondays at 8pm EDT on ABC.
Sources: Honestly, Rach, Rachel Lindsay/Instagram