Where the couples and singles are now

Where the couples and singles are now

Warning: Spoilers forward! Don’t proceed except you’ve watched all episodes from Season 3 of “Love Is Blind.”

The lengthy awaited destiny of the contestants who participated in Netflix’s third installment of “Love Is Blind” is lastly right here.

Web page Six solely spoke with the forged to get all of the tea on the place issues stand with the individuals they shaped relationships with within the pods – and bought engaged to sight unseen – post-wedding day.

We’re breaking down all the pieces we find out about the place the {couples} and singles at the moment are.

ALEXA ALFIA & BRENNON LEMIEUX

Alexa Alfia and Brennon Lemieux gushed about married life whereas talking to Web page Six.PATRICK WYMORE/NETFLIX

These two had been couple targets from day one and in the end mentioned “I do” on June 30, 2021. We’re comfortable to report they’re nonetheless married at this time – and the bond they shaped within the pods has solely gotten stronger.

“It’s superb. It’s spicy, I prefer it,” Alfia mentioned, of how married life has been to this point. “He’s simply my particular person. He’s the best human being on the planet. And to have the ability to be married to him is de facto only a blessing. I’m very, very blessed to have him.”

Alfia admitted that having a lot confidence in her relationship with Lemieux early on took them each unexpectedly, however they’re comfortable they went via with the experiment.

“I feel we had been two of essentially the most skeptical individuals going into this. So discovering it, we simply actually held onto it,” she defined.

“He’s simply my particular person … I’m very, very blessed to have him,” Alfia mentioned of her husband.COURTESY OF NETFLIX

“Each single day was simply increasingly [proof] that we had been the very same particular person … collectively it simply actually, actually works. We simply actually full one another.”

As for the toughest problem they’ve needed to face in the actual world? Navigating the vacations, based on Lemieux, who resides in Texas with Alfia.

“My household lives so far-off, so it’s like, ‘How lengthy will we spend on this particular person’s home? When will we go away, and when are the Cowboys taking part in?’” he joked. “So, yeah, it’s simply navigating regular life collectively, however I wouldn’t do it with anyone else.”

COLLEEN REED & MATT BOLTON

Colleen Reed and Matt Bolton instructed us they’re nonetheless fortunately married and in love.COURTESY OF NETFLIX

After committing to one another on the “Love Is Blind” altar on July 2, 2021, these two are nonetheless going sturdy and proceed to be “one another’s finest mates,” based on Reed.

“Married life is nice proper now,” the ballet dancer gushed, earlier than noting that she and Bolton have positively had their challenges.

“Marriage could be very laborious; you continually need to work at it. I’m glad that ‘Love Is Blind’ form of allow us to construct that sturdy communication as a result of now it’s higher than ever and we’re blissfully comfortable and in love.”

As followers witnessed in the course of the finale, Reed was hesitant about saying “I do” to Bolton within the moments main as much as their nuptials – as a result of their many ups and downs and skepticism over whether or not they had been prepared for the subsequent step.

The ballet dancer referred to as the “Love Is Blind” experiment a “wild” expertise.PATRICK WYMORE/NETFLIX

“I knew that I really like him and I don’t need my life with out him, so I simply saved going with how I used to be feeling,” she recalled. “So the day of, I used to be simply nonetheless toying with that query, however I wished to go together with my intestine. As quickly as I noticed him crying, strolling down the aisle, like, there was no hesitation. As quickly as we locked eyes, after I noticed him, it was an amazing feeling that I knew that that was my particular person.”

For his half, Bolton mentioned that “the hardest factor to navigate” in the actual world with Reed has been adapting to one another’s life.

“You do sure issues on the weekends if you’re single that you simply need to do in a relationship,” he defined. “So you bought to cease – like, for me, it was taking part in golf. I barely play golf anymore now. So it’s simply merging stuff like that.”

RAVEN ROSS & SIKIRU “SK” ALAGBADA

Raven Ross and Sikiru “SK” Alagbada are giving their romance one other likelihood.PATRICK WYMORE/NETFLIX

Whereas this fan-favorite couple didn’t find yourself getting married in the course of the finale, they’re at the moment courting and making their relationship work lengthy distance in the intervening time. Ross stays in Dallas whereas SK goes to high school in California.

“We had a cheerful ending although it resulted in just a few tears,” the pilates teacher gushed to Web page Six. “I really like our story. I really like the place we ended it … and there’s a lot extra to us.”

SK defined that the 2 had a dialog about their bond proper after the marriage and have been on the identical web page ever since.

“I really like our story … and there’s a lot extra to us,” the pilates guru mentioned.COURTESY OF NETFLIX

“We had the prospect to speak and speak issues over and see issues from one another’s perspective,” he shared. “I feel our relationship was very, very distinctive from the start. It [was] Iike bringing two totally different worlds collectively and, on the time, I simply didn’t assume including marriage on high of that might resolve these variations. It might slightly make it extra sophisticated.”

He continued, “However I additionally knew that Raven and I had an opportunity outdoors of the pods, in the actual life. Proper now, we’re [on] good phrases. We’re taking issues at a time and enthusiastic about tomorrow.”

BARTISE BOWDEN & NANCY RODRIGUEZ

Nancy Rodriguez and Bartise Bowden didn’t find yourself tying the knot.PATRICK WYMORE/NETFLIX

Followers had been left on the perimeters of their seats ready to see whether or not these two would make it work in the long run amid their ongoing engagement struggles. Nevertheless, Bowden in the end mentioned “I don’t” to Rodriguez on their marriage ceremony day.

“I feel my comfortable ending was him saying no. I didn’t see it in that second, however I feel for me it was black-and-white. ‘You mentioned no, I mentioned sure, I’m out,’” she defined. “So yeah, I feel for me it was like, ‘Thanks for saying no since you weren’t my particular person.’”

In the course of the reunion episode, Bowden admitted that he was “embarrassed and ashamed” by a few of his actions, particularly the feedback he made about what a “smokeshow” Ross was after he noticed her for the primary time outdoors of the pods.

“I feel my comfortable ending was him saying no,” Rodriguez instructed us.COURTESY OF NETFLIX

He additionally revealed that watching the episodes again, he was “rooting” for his relationship with Rodriguez to work out – and “needs” he would have mentioned “I do” on the altar.

“Sure, I’m single. Me and Nancy’s romantic relationship minimize off on marriage ceremony day,” he instructed Web page Six. “Nevertheless, our relationship has continued to be rollercoaster. We’ve gone from mates, to only fully not speaking in any respect, to disliking one another, again to acquaintances.”

“Proper now we’re on talking phrases and it’s loopy as a result of all these feelings are coming again, with seeing the episodes after which the world seeing the episodes now,” he continued. “So I’m comfortable that we’re acquaintances and we shared this unimaginable expertise collectively. I feel that’s the most effective for us transferring ahead.”

COLE BARNETT & ZANAB JAFFREY

Zanab Jaffrey referred to as off her engagement to Cole Barnett on their marriage ceremony day.PATRICK WYMORE/NETFLIX

These two didn’t find yourself tying the knot on marriage ceremony day. Followers noticed Jaffrey explaining to her ex-fiancé on the altar that he severely ruined her shallowness along with his feedback about seems to be and comparisons to Reed, whom he additionally shaped a reference to within the pods.

“This complete factor skyrocketed me onto a vanity journey,” Jaffrey instructed us. “So I do assume I bought a cheerful ending as a result of I’m in a extremely excellent spot. I’ve simply been loving on myself for the previous yr, and if the appropriate man desires to return alongside, she’s prepared.”

As for Barnett, he admitted that he nonetheless hasn’t totally “processed” all the pieces that’s occurred from “the worst day ever,” however has been counting on his family and friends for help.

Barnett admitted that “it nonetheless stings” watching the episodes again.COURTESY OF NETFLIX

“I imply, it nonetheless stings. It nonetheless hurts to see it,” he confessed. “The help, it’s been superior. Everybody has been there for me and I’m so grateful for my family and friends. I don’t know if I might have gotten via it with out them.”

Barnett broke down in tears in the course of the reunion episode, at one level stating that he regretted doing the present as a result of it “destroyed” him. Nevertheless, whereas talking to Web page Six, he mentioned he would do the experiment once more – and is now on cordial talking phrases with Jaffrey.

“I wouldn’t name it a friendship but, however all I can say is that I do know she cares about me and I understand how I really feel about her,” he shared. “Our aim is to get to a spot the place that’s the air round us. Like, ‘It’s OK, the previous is previously.’ That’s what we’re engaged on.”

All episodes from Season 3 of “Love Is Blind,” together with the explosive reunion, are streaming now on Netflix.

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