Aven Jones’ journey got here to an finish in the course of the Sept. 13 episode of The Bachelorette. Aven was one in every of Rachel Recchia’s remaining two males, together with Tino Franco, however she broke up with him earlier than even making it to the ultimate rose ceremony. On her fantasy suite date with Aven, Rachel informed him that she was “falling in love” with him. Nevertheless, she truly mentioned the phrases “I like you” to Tino, so, for the viewers, the writing was already on the wall.
Nonetheless, Aven received a rose from Rachel on the remaining three rose ceremony, and he received to fulfill her dad and mom and associates throughout half one of many finale. Throughout the household assembly, Aven admitted to Rachel’s associates that he wasn’t optimistic he’d be able to get engaged in a number of days’ time. He defined that he needed to be with Rachel on the finish of the journey, however wasn’t positive if he was fairly able to suggest. This was a slight pink flag for them, as they knew Rachel needed a proposal.
When Rachel’s associates informed her about Aven’s confession, she was caught off guard. “That is surprising as a result of that’s not what he informed me,” Rachel mentioned. “He informed me he feels assured he’s one hundred pc prepared, he fels good. I by no means would have introduced him in entrance of you if I didn’t suppose somebody was prepared one hundred pc.”
Rachel insisted that she solely needed to come back out of this journey with somebody if she was engaged to them. “I didn’t suppose this was going to occur with Aven,” she admitted. “I’m shocked. “Me and Aven talked at size about being prepared for an engagement and being prepared for this subsequent step and it taking place in a few days. So why may you say one factor to.me and one other to my family and friends? I recognize your sincere, however why’d you mislead me?”
Rachel pulled Aven apart and straight-up requested him what was happening. “It’s not about not being prepared,” he insisted. “I would like you to know that nothing has modified when it comes to how I really feel about you. I’m falling in love with you and I see a life with you after this and I need to get to that time a lot. I simply need to make it possible for it’s one hundred pc proper for each of us at this second in time.”
Rachel informed Aven that she was “very confused” by what was taking place. She was upset and embarrassed that she went to her household raving a couple of future with Aven, whereas he informed them that he wasn’t even positive he was prepared for an engagement. As the 2 went forwards and backwards, Aven reiterated that he needed nothing however to be with Rachel on the finish, he simply wasn’t positive that the timing was proper for an engagement.
Issues received tense in the course of the dialog, however in the long run, Rachel assured Aven that she knew he was there for her. Nonetheless, she was “confused and blindsided” by what occurred and wasn’t positive the place she and Aven would go from right here. Though they parted on amicable phrases, Rachel was emotional and unclear concerning the future. She didn’t like that she and Aven weren’t on the identical web page.
Issues went properly between Tino and Rachel’s household, so she knew she needed to speak to Aven to get readability about their relationship. They lastly received an opportunity to speak on their remaining date the subsequent night time. Aven apologized to Rachel for making it appear to be he was not sure, however he doubled down on his emotions that he didn’t know in the event that they wanted to get engaged in a number of days with a purpose to be collectively.
Rachel broke down in tears and reiterated how upset it made her that she and Aven have been on totally different pages in entrance of her household. The dialog continued to go in circles — Aven insisted he needed a life with Rachel after the present, however she was harm that he went again on his phrase about being prepared for an engagement. She felt that Aven wasn’t utterly positive about her anymore, and she or he ended the connection.