Jason Tartick Calls Kaitlyn Bristowe Split His ‘Hardest Grief’ Ever

Jason Tartick and Kaitlyn Bristowe
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Jason Tartick gave Bachelor Nation an replace on how he’s coping after he and Kaitlyn Bristowe ended their engagement — and it’s secure to say he’s been going by means of it.

“Kaitlyn has been in L.A. working this week so I’ve been fortunate sufficient to have the boys with me and it has been only a true blessing,” Tartick, 34, started on the Monday, August 22, episode of his “Buying and selling Secrets and techniques” podcast, referring to pups Ramen and Pinot. “I simply suppose by means of this time and it’s like, truthfully, we discuss lots about careers and cash right here, and that may be a large basis to our life, nevertheless it simply comes right down to relationships, friendships and those that are round you. And though Ramen and Pinot are animals and pets, they’re greatest buddies to me, and simply having them with me has been superb. Having an amazing assist system [in the] final month to few months has been every thing to me. I’ve leaned on them more durable than I’ve ever in my life — ever — leaned on my assist system.”

Tartick confirmed that he’s continued remedy all through the cut up.

“And there’s instances the place you’ve got these simply tidal waves of melancholy, however then there are these instances the place, like, you are feeling lifted and you are feeling good once more,” he stated. “And it’s simply this back-and-forth flood of feelings. And what I’m studying is that, , grieving is simply the entire technique of honoring, respecting and having love for what was, however then additionally on the similar time, with the identical stage, and if no more, honoring, respecting and having love for what’s.”

The previous banker and Bristowe, 38, introduced their cut up on August 6 after 4 years collectively. Tartick stated on his Tuesday podcast that he’s felt “just a little bit higher” in current days however famous: “I’m not attempting to thrive right here. , I’m attempting to barely survive right here.”

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“I really feel like the inspiration that I’m on proper now’s prefer it seems like quicksand if you’ll, and I’m simply attempting to make it like seaside sand the place it’s nonetheless arduous to stroll however, like, it’s not sinking,” he stated. “Determining the place I’m gonna go, what I’m gonna do, what I’m gonna purchase, if I’m gonna hire. I’m in a really, very short-term short-term state of affairs now, however I want to determine one thing fast right here, in order that’s been my focus and I feel It’s simply been lots, , it’s daily, it will get higher.”

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Kaitlyn Bristowe (R) and Jason Tartick attend the fiftieth birthday celebration of good friend and former bachelorette Trista Sutter on the all-new Sandals Royal Curaçao Resort on December 05, 2022 in Willemstad, Curaçao.
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Tartick continued: “And I really feel lucky saying this at 34, however the grief that I’ve skilled within the final, like, few months is the toughest grief I’ve ever skilled in my life. And I do know after I say that at 34, that I’m so fortunate {that a} breakup with a fiancée is the toughest grief I’ve ever skilled.”

He concluded that he stays devoted to therapeutic.

“I’m simply giving myself loads of consideration, my psychological well being loads of consideration,” he stated. “The lows that I’ve skilled in the previous couple of months have by no means been so low. So, little child steps and we’re getting there.”

Bristowe, for her half, took an eight-day social media break following the cut up.

“Nothing dangerous occurred. It’s simply been over time. We now have each not made one another a precedence. And that is what occurs. … We’re each so unhappy. You suppose you’re going to spend your life with someone. … I don’t wish to sit right here and cry,” she stated of the breakup on her “Off the Vine” podcast earlier this month. “We’re grieving a loss.”