‘The Bachelor’: Why Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph Aren’t Moving In Together (Or Getting Married) Just Yet

by Jeremy Spirogis
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It’s been a over yr since Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph selected one another on The Bachelor Season 23. And even after a quick breakup, the couple remains to be very a lot collectively. In the previous, the truth stars shared they don’t have any plans to get engaged or married till they transfer in collectively. Then upon the digital press tour for his new e-book, The First Time: Finding Myself and Looking for Love on Reality TV, Underwood revealed why he gained’t be transferring in with Randolph anytime quickly.

Why did Cassie Randolph and Colton Underwood break up after ‘The Bachelor’

Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph from 'The Bachelor' at 2019 MTV Movie And TV Awards - Red Carpet
Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph from ‘The Bachelor’ | Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for MTV

In The First Time, Underwood confirmed his breakup with Randolph final yr after filming The Bachelor. Then in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the 28-year-old defined why. 

“I put a lot of pressure on our relationship and I was always defending it. Or I was overcompensating and trying too hard,” Underwood mentioned. “I was almost pushing her away by trying to bring her closer.”

He continued: “I was saying thing like, ‘No, we’ll be fine. We’ll be engaged by this date. We’ll do this, we’ll do this, we’ll do this. And it was sort of overwhelming her all over again. [I said things like], ‘We need to talk about this. You can’t just go to the media and say this’ or ‘You can’t tweet about this or Instagram this without communicating and talking with me.”

But finally, Underwood and Randolph’s break up was brought on by the dearth of communication when the pair couldn’t discover time collectively.

“We just let a lot of little things build up because we got busy,” Underwood mentioned. “She was doing a lot of things on her own. I was doing things on my own and forgot that what made us so strong together was that communication and working through problems together. And being there for one another and being a team.”

Why Cassie Randolph and Colton Underwood don’t have plans to maneuver in collectively or get married

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Now it seems the breakup with Randolph modified how Underwood views their relationship. Still talking with Entertainment Tonight, the previous bachelor shared there’s “uncertainty” as they’re not engaged or married but. However, Underwood embraces it.

“We’re a normal couple and there is no certainty right now,” he mentioned. “We’re not engaged, we’re not married. I love her to bits and pieces and I think that for us, we just need to keep communicating and having those open conversations with one another … we’re just taking it day-by-day right now.”

Nevertheless, Randolph and Underwood are nonetheless excited about their future collectively. In the interview, Underwood teased his virginity standing — which was performed up as a storyline for The Bachelor — shall be revealed if and when Randolph has her being pregnant announcement. Then he admitted they’ve discussed having youngsters down the road, amongst different issues.

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“We still talk about our future and we decided we’re not moving in together until we’re married,” Underwood mentioned. “So we have that to look forward to as our next step in our relationship.”

He additionally provided a obscure timeline for Bachelor Nation followers who want one. “We still talk about her finishing school and when we have time, what’s next,” Underwood mentioned.

Then when talking with Us Weekly, Underwood delved deeper into why they’re prioritizing Randolph’s education over a marriage. 

“She still has her internship and some time to put into that. And it takes a lot of work for her to do that. It takes a lot of her energy and focus,” Underwood mentioned. “I can’t even imagine having to plan for a wedding and we still don’t want a long engagement. So we want to make sure timing wise, it’s alright.”

Although Underwood and Randolph don’t have any particular plans to maneuver in collectively or get married, they nonetheless appear to be having fun with their time collectively exterior of The Bachelor bubble. And in all honesty, it’s refreshing to see.

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