Not fairly Paradise. Caelynn Miller-Keyes and Dean Unglert lately acquired engaged, however the proposal wasn’t precisely a fairy story.
“Caelynn was very indignant at me for taking her there. She requested if we might flip round 55 occasions,” Unglert, 31, defined in the course of the Monday, October 31, episode of his “Assist! I Suck at Courting” podcast. “She was crying. She was indignant. She was cursing at me, however she caught with it and he or she finally completed it.”
The California native arrange his proposal by bringing the previous pageant queen, 27, on a grueling 22-mile hike in Hawaii that the duo accomplished over three days. The primary a part of the hike went easily, however by the second day, Miller-Keyes was not happy.
“It was a attempting expertise,” the Bachelorette season 13 alum recalled. “I used to be pondering too it’s fairly humorous to make the individual that you’re going to ask to marry you cry on the day that you just’re gonna suggest to them. … Caelynn cried for, like, an hour that day.”
Unglert went on to confess that the hike really was “scary,” including: “She might’ve died. Folks die on this hike, like, semi-regularly.”
The previous Bachelor Winter Video games contestant mentioned that he did provide to show round, however the Virginia native wished to press on — though she had no thought there was a proposal coming. “When she was shedding it in the course of the troublesome a part of the hike, in my head, I used to be like, ‘I’m going to ask you to marry me in, like, 4 hours, so it’s good to flip this angle round,’” Unglert joked.
The couple met in 2019 whereas filming season 6 of Bachelor in Paradise, however their romance wasn’t all the time a positive factor. Early on, Unglert dumped Miller-Keyes on her birthday, telling her that he didn’t assume their existence had been “suitable.”
The podcast host left the seaside solo, however he returned a number of days later and requested the Virginia Commonwealth College graduate to go away Paradise with him. Whereas they’ve been going robust ever since, Unglert wasn’t initially offered on the prospect of marriage.
“She does joke round about us getting married on a regular basis, and I all the time say, ‘Sorry, it’s not going to occur,’” he informed Us Weekly in December 2019. “I don’t know, I’m tremendous unconventional and he or she clearly is a bit more typical. We joke round about it. Simply attempt to maintain expectations to a minimal, you recognize?”
Unglert clearly modified his thoughts, revealing throughout an August episode of his podcast that he’d already determined how he was going to pop the query. “I do know once I’m doing it and the place I’m doing it,” he defined, including that he knew Miller-Keyes wished to suggest to him. “My cash’s on me doing it first. … We’re gonna elope, I hope. That’s my dream.”