Entertainment TV 'The Bachelorette' 's Michelle Young Says She Falls 'More in Love Every Day' with Fiancé Nayte Olukoya "He and I always had an undeniable connection," Michelle Young, who got engaged on the season finale of The Bachelorette, tells PEOPLE By Aili Nahas Aili Nahas Aili Nahas is the West Coast Deputy News Editor at PEOPLE. She is also the TV deputy in Los Angeles as well as the Weddings Editor. Aili has spent nearly two decades in the entertainment industry and 12 years at PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 21, 2021 11:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email It's been two months since Michelle Young and Nayte Olukoya got engaged on the season finale of The Bachelorette — and they're as blissful as ever. "I fall more in love every day," Young, 28, tells PEOPLE. "I was fortunate enough to grow up in a family with a healthy marriage and I thought, I'm not going to give up until I have that. He's my person. And I didn't know I could love at this level." Olukoya, 27, adds: "It's so natural for us to be together. I've never felt the way I feel before. I'm all in!" From the beginning, "Nayte and I always had an undeniable connection," says Young. "I thought, 'I'm in trouble!' But even when I was falling in love, I wanted to make sure it wasn't infatuation." RELATED: Bachelorette Michelle Accepts a Proposal from the Man Her Mom Felt Wasn't '100 Percent in' ABC/Craig Sjodin And Olukoya admits that group dates weren't exactly in his comfort zone — and initially prevented him from opening up. "I suck at expressing myself," he says with a laugh. "And it's an unnatural environment. But the best thing I could do was just focus on Michelle." Watch the full episode of People Features: Michelle Young & Nayte Olukoya on PeopleTV.com or on the PeopleTV app. When it came to a proposal, "it was the best-case scenario, but it was also terrifying," he says. "I had a conversation with Michelle and I was like, I want you to know I'm scared.' But at the end of the day, I've never been so aligned with how I feel about somebody. When I closed my eyes and thought about the future, I saw her next to me. So I was very confident and comfortable to get down on one knee. And I'm so glad she said yes!" ABC/Craig Sjodin Since the engagement, the couple has filled their days with "dancing, singing and goofing around," and serious talks about their future together. "You can have all these passionate moments but when you get into the real world, are you a person who's going to stick in and hold on and work through things?" Young says. "That's when I truly understood the depth of Nayte. He said love changes, but it doesn't mean you love each other any less." At the end of the day, "the show only lasts so long," says Olukoya. "Now it's done and we're just two people madly in love going down this road. And we're each other's rocks for life."