After among the most heart-wrenching separations in Bachelor Nation history, Brandon Jones came in person with Michelle Young throughout the live After the Final Rose unique on Tuesday, December 21.

” Going in, I believed I was so specific, and, you understand, eventually I simply desired the very best for her,” Brandon, 27, informed cohost Kaitlyn Bristowe “I simply desired her to be pleased. I desired her to really discover her individual due to the fact that entering into this, she did reveal that she was terrified of not discovering her individual, so I’m happy that she did. Congrats to her and Nayte [Olukoya]

When pushed by Kaitlyn, Brandon confessed that he was “so sure” that she was The One for him.

” In relationships, [I’m] never ever like that. … I am not that susceptible. I do not open like that– or it takes me a while– however I fulfilled Michelle [and] she is actually an unique individual,” he stated.

Bachelorette’s Brandon: I Didn't Pull Michelle Young Aside for a Rose

Brandon Jones and Michelle Young.
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When asked whether he still enjoys Michelle, Brandon responded, “I will constantly, constantly enjoy Michelle. I do not believe it would be considerate to enjoy her in that way any longer, you understand? I desire her and Nayte to really more than happy. Yeah, I indicated what I stated. I will constantly enjoy her, I will constantly take care of her.”

Michelle consequently signed up with Brandon on phase and he asked her to share her “side” of their separation for “clearness,” triggering her to discuss why she stated “I like you” however still chose Nayte.

” My choice to share that I loved you, I wasn’t sharing that due to the fact that I currently had actually decided. I was sharing that since it was something that I had actually been keeping back, and due to the fact that I didn’t believe I can falling for 2 individuals, it was truly tough for me to truthfully come out and speak about that, due to the fact that it’s frightening and you are dating in the public eye and there’s all these various things. … You see individuals get mocked for falling for 2 individuals,” Michelle discussed. “I seemed like it would likewise do the relationship to an injustice to not share them. And now, if I would have understood my choice because minute– and strong sensations, I am constantly an individual to consider someone else– however in this distinct position, I wished to be entirely truthful with where I was at which was that I loved you. And stating that, it was hard at that time, since it’s frightening. And it’s frightening with likewise understanding that you may need to break someone’s heart with who you stated ‘I enjoy you’ to.”

Brandon confessed that he was “puzzled” due to the fact that he felt Michelle needed to “press” him to prepare to propose.

” I felt a bit of my love was neglected,” he confessed. “But likewise I didn’t understand the complete story. … Sometimes we do not comprehend what our heart is informing us.”

During Tuesday’s ending, the instructor was torn in between Brandon and Nayte, informing both males that she loved them. Simply after choosing that Nayte was The One for her, she got a letter from Brandon that made her feel conflicted once again.

” Michelle, since you’ve entered my life, I do not see the world the exact same any longer. I understood that a world without you is a world I fear to deal with,” Brandon composed. “You have genuinely contaminated me with the love I do not think is from another location simple or typical ever discover in a life time. A love so stunning and deep that it leads me to a pure understanding that what I have with you is a love of desiring more for somebody than on their own. The type of love where I will constantly position your joy above mine. Follow your heart, Michelle, and never ever recall due to the fact that I followed mine and it led me to. Feel in one’s bones Michelle, you will never ever require to request for my love due to the fact that I will enjoy you permanently. I see you, I have actually constantly seen you and I will constantly see you.”

On the last day, Brandon got here with a Neil Lane diamond in hand, all set to propose to Michelle.

” I’m seeming like I’m going to get engaged today. It’s an interesting and stressful day. … I’m going wed this lady,” he informed the electronic cameras. “You understand, when you understand you understand. You’re not going to wait another 2nd. I genuinely discovered the one unique thing in my whole life that I’ve been looking for. [If] I come down on knee and she states yes? I’ll be, like, the happiest male to ever stroll this Earth.”

It didn’t take long after Brandon revealed puppy, nevertheless, for him to see that Michelle was noticeably distressed.

” I genuinely want you absolutely nothing however joy. I really suggest that even if it’s not with me,” he stated after she informed him that her heart came from somebody else. “You’ve deserved it every second. Providing you my heart deserved it. It’s something that I’ll never ever be sorry for. I will constantly be there for you.”

Before leaving, Brandon informed the video cameras that his heart “rests on the flooring in f– king pieces” and “what’s gon na sting the most” is that he was “really, really so deeply in love with her.”

Michelle consequently accepted a proposition from Nayte.

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