He fought hard to win his heart in The Bachelor last year.
And although they are strengthening now, Colton Underwood revealed that his relationship with Cassie Randolph was not always as perfect.
The 28-year-old former bachelor revealed in his book The First Time that he had briefly separated from Cassie last year, according to an extract obtained by People.
Not always perfect: Colton Underwood revealed he briefly split from Cassie Randolph after winning her on The Bachelor last year (photo 2019 in Las Vegas)
“To be very frank, after the show, we realized that we are not communicating as well as in the past,” he wrote.
“No one forced us to talk about real things, so we let a lot of things accumulate.”
In the end, “weirdly, I sort of broke up with myself,” he added.
The couple mutually decided to have some space to understand things.
Let’s talk about it: Underwood said they had trouble communicating after they appeared on The Bachelor
“I was like, I feel we have to understand this and to do that we need space. She has accepted. So it was a mutual thing, “he said.
The separation did not last long, however – a few days later, however, the pair was already languishing.
“ It was like, ‘I miss you!’ ‘, He wrote.
Go back on! However, the split didn’t last long – a few days later, however, the pair were already languishing (pictured on The Bachelor season finale in 2019)
Tell it all: Underwood becomes real in his next memoirs, The First Time
Although it was short, it did not mean that the split was not difficult.
“ It was a very real and very emotional breakup, but it was also very good to be real and emotional because it forced us to have conversations and move on. ”
Now the couple is more diligent in solving problems before they develop.
“Now we know the flags to look for. When the problems start to show up, it’s like, let’s talk.
The couple are now in a much better position, and Colton may be getting engaged by the end of the year.
“If she was there, she would push me to say that, but I think engagement is something we both would like to see this year,” he said.
Leap of faith: Underwood jumped over a fence after being dropped by Cassie in The Bachelor
Colton met Cassie during his season of The Bachelor last year, where he dramatically jumped over a fence after throwing her the night of the Fantasy Suite date.
The pair met soon after, and have been together – minus the brief split – ever since.
Cassie even treated Colton for health at her family’s home in Huntington Beach after being tested positive for the coronavirus.
Fortunately, things seem to be going better for Colton – the reality star recently revealed that he has seen an improvement in his symptoms.
The First Time: Finding Myself and Looking for Love on Reality TV will be released on March 31, 2020.
Get well soon: Cassie even treated Colton for health at his family’s home in Huntington Beach after being tested positive for coronavirus