It's the end of the road for Bachelor Ben Flajnik and his, fiancé, Courtney Robertson.The pair, who got engaged earlier this year, confirmed in a joint statement that they've split.“After meeting over a year ago, we have decided to end our romantic relationship. The ups and downs weighed heavily on us both, and ultimately we started to grow apart because of the distance, time apart, and our need to focus on our respective careers.”
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Just two months ago, the duo welcomed Life & Style into their San Francisco home and explained they were working on their relationship.“A couple of months ago we tried this, and it didn't go so well,” Ben confided to Life & Style.“We've been feeling our way through it day by day,” Courtney, who also kept her place in LA, added.At the time, Courtney couldn't stop herself from voicing just how enamored she was with Ben: “I love Ben very much — I've never loved anyone as much as I love him After vying for his heart against 25 women on the 16th season of The Bachelor, Courtney accepted Ben’s proposal. The engagement, which happened earlier this year, aired on the season finale on March 12.