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 In Bachelor History

Warning: Spoilers for Matt James' finale will follow ...


By After the Final Rose, he'd dumped her over resurfaced photos of her at a plantation-themed party. (She apologized for her ignorance.)

Matt James &
Rachael Kirkconnell

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when I questioned our relationship, it was in the context of you not fully understanding ... what it means to be a Black man in America.

Matt to Rachael

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Pilot Pete ended their engagement two months after popping the question, citing his feelings for his runner-up. 

Peter Weber &
 Hannah Ann Sluss

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He sought a second chance with Madison on ATFR. Two days (and some very shady reactions from his mom) later, they were done.

Peter Weber &
Madison Prewett

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Two months after proposing, Arie dumped her for runner-up Lauren Burnham, whom he married soon after (they’re expecting baby #2!).

Arie Luyendyk Jr.
& Becca Kufrin

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I know this isn’t going to be a popular decision. But it’s worth it to me. I’m doing it because I love Lauren.

arie luyendyk Jr.

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He invented the ATFR switcheroo in 2009 when they split two months after the final rose ceremony, and he asked out now-wife Molly. 

Jason Mesnick &
 Melissa Rycroft 

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it's cliché, but time truly does heal all wounds.

molly mesnick


They broke up before the season aired, got engaged again, and split for good weeks later at Starbucks. Anyone order a venti cup of drama?

Aaron Buerge &
 Helene Eksterowicz

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The doctor diagnosed himself with heartbreak, splitting from Sarah one week after the season finale aired. 

Travis Stork
& Sarah Stone

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We should have known Jesse and Jessica were destined to fumble when the NFL player failed to propose. Their relationship lasted a month. 

Jesse Palmer &
Jessica Bowlin

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Just one month after their happy Bachelor ending, Bob dumped Estella over the phone. Ouch! 

Bob Guiney &
Estella Gardinier 

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more of the shortest bachelor
 relationships ever 

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