Season 17 of The Bachelor premieres on Jan. 7, and Life & Style can reveal that new Bachelor Sean Lowe took it hard when Bachelorette Emily Maynard, 26, dumped him.
“She broke my heart,” the 29-year-old shares in the new issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now. “That was the first time I’ve ever really had my heart broken.”
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But the 26 contestants who are ready to claw their way to the top of Sean’s list shouldn’t toss in the towel just yet. He insists his broken heart has mended and he’s ready for another relationship: “I know love’s out there for me,” he says.
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Sean admits that watching Emily’s relationships with contestants Jef Holm and Arie Luyendyk Jr. definitely “helped him get over [the heartbreak] a lot faster.”
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