The reality shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette give America’s most eligible the opportunity to meet their one true love. Group dates, intimate one-on-ones and final roses are used to weed out contestants until it’s narrowed down to a single special someone. After the finale episode, the champagne wears off and the happy couple returns to their normal life. But, more often than not, reality settles in and the fantasy fades. This matchmaking show seems to have more breakup stories than fairy tale endings. The following are the top 12 quickest Bachelor and Bachelorette breakups.
12. Emily Maynard and Jef Holm
In her second time around, Emily Maynard starred in season eight of The Bachelorette after her relationship with former bachelor Brad Womack ended. Maynard chose Jef Holm in the season finale, but the relationship only lasted six months. Emily is now married to a man she met in church and they have three children together, as well as Ricki from her relationship with Ricky Hendrick.