Clare Crawley Still Looking ‘For the One’ After Blake Monar Fling

Clare Crawley & Blake Monar
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Do not give up on your love! Clare CrawleyAfter her affair with a Bachelor Nation alum, she is now in a good place. Blake Monar.

“Clare and Blake were never officially dating. They hung out a few times and enjoyed each other’s company at the time,” a source exclusively revealed to Us WeeklyTuesday, August 23, 2003. The insider added that Clare, 41, was “still healing from her very public, painful breakup” while she was seeing Blake, 33, earlier this year.

As the season 16 lead The BacheloretteIn 2020, Clare eliminated Blake in week two of the show and ended up leaving the show early to be with Dale MossShe was proposed to by a November episode host,. Tayshia Adams took the hairstylist’s place as the Bachelorette for the remainder of the season. Clare and Dale, 33 years old, ended their relationship after a romantic start.

Although it was hard for the California native to end the relationship, he has begun to grieve the loss.

“She is in such a better place in her life now as it all worked out for the best. She’s honestly doing great,” an insider told Use. “She continues searching for the one. Nothing has changed in terms of her still wanting to get married and have kids.”

The source added that the ABC personality “recently moved and she’s checking things off of her bucket list.” Earlier this month, Clare shared an Instagram video of her skydiving with the caption, “Out here bucket-listing!”

During an October 2021 appearance on the “Whine Down” podcast, the Bachelor Winter Games alum said she wouldn’t change anything about her Bachelorette experience, even though it didn’t end with her happily ever after.

“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 at the time. “And 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. I believed someone that they were as they claimed they were. [and] that they would hold up to the promises that they make when they get down on one knee.”

After the former Bachelorette and her ex-fiancé split, a source told Use that the former couple “did not agree on a lot of things” when it came to the future of their relationship. “They had been fighting a lot as of late. Clare initiated many of the arguments. Dale tried not to cause any more trouble, but it was too much for both of them. They finally realized that perhaps they did move too quickly after all,” the insider said at the time.

Diana Cooper reports. 

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