'The Bachelor' vs 'The Bachelorette': Fans claim the women are looking for something more serious while the men want something shiny

'The Bachelor' vs 'The Bachelorette': Fans claim the women are looking for something more serious while the men want something shiny
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'The Bachelor' season 24 is all set to grace our screens on January 6th, 2020 but prior to the season fans are wondering while 'The Bachelor' has been running longer than 'The Bachelorette' why the latter has a higher success rate when it comes to its couples than the former. 

Peter Weber is all set to grace our screens the forthcoming year as he begins his journey to find true love. But will he be able to find the one he is looking for is the question in fans and viewers' minds? Taking a look back at all the previous seasons of 'The Bachelor' fans have noticed that the success rates of the bachelor ending up with the one he has chosen have been very rare. 

To date, the only couple who stayed together post the series after an engagement and started a family is Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici from season 17 of 'The Bachelor'. The couple are happily married and has two kids. There are two other bachelor couples, who though didn't end up with their first picks, they ended up with their runners up. They are Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney from season 13, and Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham from season 22. 


Lauren Burnham and Arie Luyendyk attend White Fox Boutique Swimwear Launch Of 100% Salty at Catch on July 26, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Getty Images) 

But on the other hand, though 'The Bachelorette' premiered way later than 'The Bachelor' the series seems to have a higher success rate with the bachelorettes staying with the ones they got engaged to. There is Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter from season 1, Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum from season 7, Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried from season 9, JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers from season 12, Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo from season 13, Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen from season 14. These couples are still with their first picks. 

After taking a look at these statistics, fans have been wondering why 'The Bachelor' has such low success rates compared to 'The Bachelorette'. Taking to Reddit some fans claim that it's because most of the men veer toward appearances while women look at it more seriously and emotionally.


Garrett Yrigoyen and Becca Kufrin attend Sleep Number with a Night 'Under the Mistletoe' at Sleep Number on December 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Sleep Number)

"I think men get overwhelmed by all the choices and most veer towards appearance-based decisions. Women are more practical and able to ask questions to suss things out because we're more verbal and observant. In a way, I can't blame them for getting overwhelmed. A woman like Vanessa can walk into a bar and easily have 50 men look over and check her out and think she's attractive. Of those 50, probably a good number will try to approach her. The same wouldn't happen to Nick even though he's handsome. They've gotta feel like kids in a candy store to have THAT many women so focused on them," a fan wrote. 

Adding to that another said, "Only Sean Lowe has technically ended up with his F1. But Arie and Jason switched and went back to their F2 girl and are both married. Typically, people seem to think that the women just take the process more seriously." 


"Simply... Girls rule boys drool. But really, typically women are more committed and serious to wanting to find a partner and settle down. We are more emotion based rather than just physical. Where as boys just like shiny things," shared a fan. 

"Pretty basic - women actually are serious, for men it's mostly a fun ride. Men naturally suck at committing, throw them into a pool of women the chances go lower even more," wrote another fan. 

What do you think is the reason for the low success rate when it comes to 'The Bachelor'.

'The Bachelor' Season 24 will premiere on January 6th, 2020. Check your local listings for more information. 


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