And we were happy to discover a few other "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" alums who went from heartbroken to giddily happy in a very short time.
But through assorted reunions of the show, these two met and fell in love. She saved herself for marriage, and for a girl like her, extremely attractive, to save herself for marriage," he said.
"We probably never would have met if it wasn't for the show. "I'm just an extremely lucky guy." The Frisky: 10 celebrity couples who look related -- eww! He went from being bashed to being matched It's a little harder to feel sorry for Aaron Buerge, who had his choice of ladyfolk on season two of "The Bachelor" and ended up with Helen Eksterowicz.
She sought out her ex after public humiliation Melissa Rycroft had one of the most disappointing runs on "The Bachelor" ever. But Melissa leaned on a close friend and ex, Tye Strickland, after it all went down.
After picking her and proposing in the final episode, Jason Mesnick changed his mind and very publicly dumped her for runner-up Molly Malaney on the "After the Final Rose" special. Six months later they were engaged and they tied the knot last December, having their first kiss as a married couple to an instrumental version of the "Monday Night Football" theme song.
Season 2: Aaron Buerge and Helene Eksterowicz — BROKE UP five weeks after the finale aired.
Season 3: Andrew Firestone and Jen Schefft — BROKE UP 7 months after finale aired.
I cheated my wife out of a lot of different things. I thought I had it all figured it out but I didn't.
I was 23, 25 when we met so a lot of mistakes you shouldn't make as a man in a relationship, I made. The difference between Gib then and Gib now is that I would probably try to sit up in front of you and make an excuse. I'm sitting here telling you that regardless of anything she did, I married her.
After things went sour with Jesse, Holly found a sympathetic listening ear in the form of Csincsak’s ex-girlfriend, De Anna Pappas.