’Love Is Blind’ Season 4 Reunion Recap: Biggest Takeaways

Life after the pods! After battling some technical glitches, the Love Is Blind season 4 reunion noticed hosts Nick and Vanessa Lachey meet up with the contestants — and revealed which {couples} are nonetheless going robust.

After a season stuffed with drama — and some relationship swaps — the Sunday, April 16, particular revealed that each one three {couples} who tied the knot on the Love Is Blind altar are nonetheless married immediately.

Chelsea Griffin and Kwame Appiah initially discovered love on the present however struggled with just a few bumps alongside the best way. Along with forming a robust reference to fellow castmate Micah Lussier — and struggling to let go of their bond even after proposing to Chelsea — Kwame, who was beforehand based mostly in Portland, Oregon – had reservations about shifting to Seattle together with his now-wife.

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Nonetheless, the reunion revealed that the gross sales improvement supervisor in the end compromised and moved to Seattle to be with the speech pathologist. The pair — who additionally handled Kwame’s mom not approving of their union — have made progress with the Ghana native’s brood. Chelsea has since been welcomed into Kwame’s childhood house with open arms, even spending Thanksgiving with the household.

The couple additionally addressed Kwame’s notorious pool scene in Mexico with Micah, the place the twosome had an extended, intimate discuss their relationship whereas he was engaged to Chelsea.

“No matter whether or not my coronary heart was in a special place and I had moved on … I nonetheless wanted to course of out the ache that was felt,” Kwame defined. “I do suppose I ought to have dealt with the breakup instantly with a bit extra maturity as a result of I believe we might have gotten extra closure earlier than Mexico.”

Chelsea, for her half, instructed hosts Vanessa and Nick that the drama solely made them “stronger than ever.”

One other duo nonetheless having fun with newlywed bliss are Zack Goytowski and Bliss Poureetezadi. Bliss initially left the courting experiment heartbroken when Zack selected to suggest to Irina Solomonova as an alternative. Nonetheless, they in the end pulled the plug on their romance after lower than one week collectively when Irina confessed she wasn’t bodily drawn to the prison protection lawyer. Realizing he had made the fallacious selection, Zack met up with Bliss again in Seattle and revealed he nonetheless had emotions for her. After just a few implausible dates, Zack received down on one knee and the pair mentioned “I do” in the course of the finale.

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Regardless of being over the moon with Bliss, Zack couldn’t assist however confront Irina on the reunion, accusing her of happening the present “to get well-known.” The occasions planner, in the meantime, owned as much as her actions and revealed that she is making an attempt to raised herself.

“I’m going via all of it … and I do know that’s not the individual I wish to be and that I’m not and it’s painful that that’s the picture I’m left with on my three weeks of this journey,” she instructed her ex-fiancé. After listening to her out, Zack and Bliss — who had a tumultuous dynamic with Irina within the pods as they each fought for Zack’s affection — each forgave Irina for her questionable actions.

Irina’s drama, nonetheless, didn’t finish with Zack and Bliss. She additionally revealed to Micah — her finest buddy within the pods — that she was drawn to her then-fiancé, Paul Peden, throughout a season 4 episode. Whereas Micah mentioned she’s since forgiven Irina for the uncomfortable confession, she received emotional when discussing her marriage ceremony, by which Paul turned her down on the altar.

The advertising and marketing supervisor revealed in the course of the particular that if Paul had mentioned sure to her throughout their nuptials, she would have as effectively — and wanted him to reply first as a result of she knew in her intestine one thing was off.

Whereas the 2 didn’t stroll away married, they shared on the reunion that they tried to see one another once more after filming the sequence and even briefly dated, however ultimately went their separate methods.

The second love triangle of the season — Jackie Bonds, Marshall Glaze and Josh Demas — was one other drama-filled state of affairs that left viewers with questions. After Jackie broke issues off with Marshall in season 4 as a result of he was “too delicate,” she agreed to see the place issues go along with Josh.

Throughout the reunion, Jackie made an look in a pre-recorded interview with Josh and revealed that the pair have been collectively for nearly a 12 months, stay collectively and even share two pets.

After Jackie claimed she broke up with Marshall earlier than assembly up with Josh for a espresso date, Vanessa referred to as out Jackie’s timeline, saying that no matter after they noticed one another, she nonetheless made the choice too late. The dental hygienist took accountability for her wrongdoings and clarified her actions on the present, sharing that she’s not the identical individual she was.

“I’ve grown inside the final 12 months,” she defined. “That person who I’ve seen is a very completely different Jackie.”

Marshall, for his half, explored courting Kacia Clark from the pods after manufacturing wrapped, however in the end determined he wanted area from the complete experiment.

“I simply couldn’t transfer ahead as a result of I wished to distance myself from that horrible expertise that I had and I simply want time to work on myself,” he mentioned.

For extra on the Love Is Blind season 4 reunion — together with an replace on Brett Brown and Tiffany Pennywell — watch the video above.

Love Is Blind season 4 is now streaming on Netflix.