‘I Am Shauna Rae’ Has ‘Broadened’ Shauna Rae’s Dating Prospects

The perks of fame! Shauna Rae revealed how her relationship life has modified since season 1 of I Am Shauna Rae premiered earlier this 12 months.

“There’s extra individuals [in me] as a result of extra individuals know I exist,” the TLC character, 23, completely instructed Us Weekly on Thursday, October 20, forward of I Am Shauna Rae‘s season 2 premiere. “It’s broadened the horizons of the quantity of folks that come towards me, as a result of I’ve by no means been judgmental on the subject of romantic curiosity. I at all times go for the emotional, and I feel it’s given me a variety of nice folks that — whether or not they’ve turned out romantic or not — I actually cherish having them in my life.”

The fact star went on to say that she’s spoken “romantically” to different individuals with pituitary dwarfism, which causes sufferers to cease rising earlier than they attain maturity. Whereas it’s necessary for Shauna to discover a accomplice who understands her well being wants, she’s additionally drawn to one thing rather less critical: a humorousness.

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“Romantically, I’m in search of somebody who could make me chortle, who could make me blissful once I’m upset,” she instructed Us. “Who could make me really feel secure. … I’m in search of very particular issues, however I do know once I meet that particular person and so they have these qualities, I’m gonna know.”

The Pittsburgh native stated she’s not relationship anybody critically in the intervening time, however she’s hoping to seek out somebody who can “glide” of her “hectic” life.

“I feel the largest problem I face on the subject of relationship is that if the man can deal with all of the hurdles he’s gonna have to leap,” she defined. “Plenty of the instances individuals say they’ll deal with it, after which after they’re confronted with it, it’s a complete completely different expertise. Particularly now that there’s a TV present, there’s a complete completely different kinda expertise occurring.”

Throughout season 1 of her TLC sequence, Shauna admitted that she’s struggled with relationship previously due to her situation, which makes her look a lot youthful than she is.

“I entice creeps, a–holes and idiots,” she stated in a single episode. “It’s scary to place myself on the market. However you need to put some danger in to get happiness.”

Shauna can be working towards gaining some independence from her mother and father in season 2, beginning driving classes and in search of a spot of her personal with sister Rylee.

“I feel it’ll undoubtedly be an enormous adjustment, not simply because it’ll be bodily a bigger area than what I’m used to having or used to sharing with my household,” Shauna instructed Us of shifting out. “However I feel it’s going to be an enormous adjustment emotionally as a result of I’ve by no means lived with out them. … It’s undoubtedly going to be an odd one, however it’s going to be an thrilling one.”

I Am Shauna Rae premieres on TLC Tuesday, November 1, at 10 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi