Bachelor Nation’s Clare Crawley Engaged to Ryan Dawkins

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Finding her perfect match Bachelor Nation‘s Clare CrawleyHe is engaged to his boyfriend Ryan Dawkins, Us Weekly confirms.

“Everything in my world has changed since I met her, she’s the love of my life and I wish the world knew the Clare that I know,” the Mascot Sports CEO, 45, told UsOnly on Monday, October 10 “She is one of the strongest women I know and is truly a light. I love our lives and [am] beyond excited about our future.”

Source confirmed that UsThe couple became engaged while on a trip down to Las Vegas to attend RiSE Festival Friday, October 7. “During the unified lantern release, Ryan proposed and she said yes!” the insider said, adding that the sweet moment was captured by a private photographer.

The 2021-born hairdresser began secretly dating Dawkins. However, their romance was only revealed to the public last month. “Him,” Crawley wrote via Instagram in September, alongside a video of them singing in the car together, before adding that she found her “perfect fit.”

“They met about a year ago and started out as friends,” a source exclusively toldUseSoon after their official Instagram announcement, they became engaged. “She wanted to keep it private until she was ready to debut him as her new boyfriend. Close friends and family have known about it for a few months now, but it was her secret to tell.” The insider added that the couple had “built a real solid foundation” together.

The source continued: “[Ryan]’s mature, career-driven and a good father. He isn’t in it for fame, which is what makes him different from her past relationships.”

Crawley had previously been engaged to Dale MossDuring an episode of The BacheloretteThe episode aired in November 2020. After a brief relationship with the 34-year-old former football player, the California native quit the reality series. Tayshia AdamsAs the season 16 leader, she took her place.

The duo split in January 2021. They reconciled one month later. They eventually split in September 2021.

Crawley isn’t regretful about her relationship with the model, despite their turbulent past. “I always feel like I do not want to have regrets and I don’t even know — to be honest — if I would have done things differently because I was doing the best I could at the time with the information that I had,” she said during an October 2021 appearance on the “Whine Down” podcast. “If my biggest regret is trusting the process, trusting a man’s words and who he showed me he was, I don’t think that that’s a regret.”

She continued: “I trusted somebody, I believed somebody that they were who that they said they were [and] that they would hold up to the promises that they make when they get down on one knee.”

Diana Cooper reporting