Only two women of eight seasons have ended up with everlasting love
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Desiree Hartstock is just getting her feet wet as next season’s Bachelorette, but of the eight women who preceded her, only two have ended up with everlasting love.

Trista Rehn found the man of her dreams, fireman Ryan Sutter, back in 2003, and married in a televised special. (Now they have two kids and live in Colorado.) But the only other Bachelorette to make it all the way down the aisle thus far is Season 7 star Ashley Hebert, who married winner J.P. Rosenbaum last December and settled into a normal life in Princeton, N.J.

Other seasons may not have resulted in weddings, but the unions did end with excitement. Jillian Harris kicked beau Ed Swiderski to the curb for cheating not long after he popped the question in 2009; Emily Maynard, who had already broken up with Bachelor Brad Womack the year before, fought off rumors that she cheated on fiancé Jef Holm last summer.

After eight seasons of love and lies: