” Though they frequently hung out several times throughout the fall and were “flirty” with each other, the timing just wasn’t right. trip to spend time with Iaconetti, and their relationship took a turn for the worse.The duo met up in Boston at one point and “we made out real hard,” says Iaconetti. After going to dinner and a movie, Haibon spent the night at Iaconetti’s home. We kind of snuggled, but at this time I had to really force the snuggling,” she recalls. And I don’t know what was wrong still.” Looking back now, Haibon says he just wasn’t ready to be in a fully committed relationship.“I was overthinking every little thing that came out of my mouth.” Though Haibon “dumped” Iaconetti on the show, “I never felt like it was over between us after together, the couple built a strong friendship — but also became the definition of “it’s complicated.” During a weekend spent in Virginia with their friends for a charity event Iaconetti was planning, Haibon saw her in a different light. “That was such a different experience being with someone in the show and in real life.You were just so down to earth and easy-going, ambitious … I wanted you that night.” Adds Iaconetti: “I knew that he was looking at me!“I remember just being so comfortable with you and how easily we got along …how the conversation just flowed,” he says on their episode of It was “truly love at first sight” for Iaconetti, however, who wasn’t able to fully be herself during the experience.’ With this show, it gave me an opportunity to elaborate more than just saying ‘I’m an idiot.'” fans know Iaconetti has been enamored with her boyfriend since she first laid eyes on him in 2015, what they might not know is that Haibon also immediately felt a deep connection to her pretty early on.
But people who haven’t been a part of our day-to-day lives ask us ‘Wait, how did this happen?
Lucia with her sister Lauren and s Ashley Iaconetti on Kevin Wendt Split: He ‘Just Wasn’t My Forever Guy’ “Going into St. trying to figure out what I want, what I should do, if I should do anything,” he says about weighing whether or not to tell Iaconetti about his feelings for her. Ashley goes on a show, finds another guy and now I’m gonna say something? ” After opening up to their “fairy godfather” Tolbert, however, Haibon decided to come clean to Iaconetti.
“Tanner loves the theatrics of everything,” says Haibon.
But Iaconetti “came in like a roller coaster,” recalls Haibon. Those many fights helped them build a stronger bond, however, and “that kicked off a solid year of just friendship.” Eventually, however, Haibon went into a “dark hole” and became “really withdrawn [and] almost resentful and angry,” says a tearful Iaconetti, who even had a “daybed” for Haibon when he would visit her in L. Explains Haibon: “I think sometimes you imagine like you’re in this rainy day constantly and you just accept that as life. Even if I had a two percent doubt about our relationship, then I probably shouldn’t do it because I don’t want to risk losing you as a friend.” Haibon eventually signed up to do …
I’m like going after this other girl and we’re going on dates, and yet it’s so much easier with you. and I was just sitting there and thinking, ‘God, I wish Ashley were here,'” recalls Haibon.