I didn’t get a chance to write about an issue I know has been burning in many of your minds: This season’s finale of The Bachelor was one of the worst finales in the show’s history of bad finales. The season seemed to end on a high note — on a mountain, with Ben Flajnik, down on his knee asking Courtney Robertson to be his wife. So far, so good. Immediately following that episode, however, ABC aired The Bachelor: After the Final Rose. In an ideal world, this means that we get to see the couple finally holding hands out in the open, and the producers give us a close up of the ring.
After the skinny-dipping incident, Ben spoke to the camera, “There’s just something about her that I really like.”
Read the rest of my article here, about how The Bachelor fails to prepare couples for real life challenges that don’t involve getting the temperature in the hot tub just right.