After getting engaged twice on reality television, Josh Murray is ready to try meeting someone off screen — although the prospects are slim right now.
“The dating life is pretty non-existent since the show,” the former Bachelorette star admits to PEOPLE. “I’ve just been really busy. It’s time to get back on track and get going.”
Adds Murray, “I want a family so I need to start looking and be proactive.”
“I feel like it’s time I get involved with Hinge and doing dating outside of that TV world,” he says of trying out dating apps.
Continues Murray, “That’s the one missing piece in my life. It’s very tough around cameras because you don’t get to learn everything that person …. You get to learn a lot after you leave the show.”
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Finding love on television comes with an added pressure, Murray says, and he thinks he forced himself to make things work with his exes due to the added scrutiny.
He tells PEOPLE, “I don’t see myself doing [reality TV] at all, but who knows what’s going to happen.”
The current season of The Bachelorette airs on Mondays (8 p.m. ET), and Bachelor in Paradise returns on Aug. 8 — both on ABC.