Bachelor Winter Games couple Lesley Murphy has broken up with co-star Dean Unglert after dating for four months following their reality show stint.
According to a report from E! Online, the pair met as contestants of the reality show and enjoyed a romance for about four months. Last week, a source told the publication that Murphy and Unglert have split up and they have been experiencing problems for some time.
"They have been rocky for a few weeks now," the source says. "Distance and traveling were a factor. They are both going to continue to be friendly and are on good terms, but their romantic relationship has ended."
Lesley Murphy Speaks Up
The Instagram post did not address the breakup directly, but the reality star was candid about her feelings of love and loss in her latest Instagram post.
A post shared by Lesley • The Road Les Traveled (@lesleyannemurphy) on Apr 8, 2018 at 4:26pm PDT
"Don't be afraid to be the one that loved the most and give everything you had, because you've got to find people who love like you do and who are ready," she wrote, explaining that it's important to find a partner who is ready and reciprocates the energy you put out. The Bachelor Winter Games star kept her tone positive as she winds down her lengthy post, welcoming a new chapter with open arms and excitement. "Out with the old, in with the TRUE. It was a long winter, and I'm excited for a new season," Murphy concludes. "Let the spring cleaning commence. I'm ready."
Dean Unglert Also Spills On Social Media
It's not just Murphy who is sharing feelings on Instagram. Unglert also took to his own account to spill on what he has learned about love from his latest relationship, saying that he is not quite ready for the whole nine yards. "As I've gotten older, I've learned that although everyone DESERVES love, it's not something we're entitled to," the former The Bachelorette cast member wrote. "Love takes work. Love is compromise. Love is earned. I still have a lot of work to do on myself, a lot to prove to myself, before I'm ready for something like that."
A post shared by Dean Michael Unglert (@deanie_babies) on Apr 7, 2018 at 10:45am PDT
The pair's online musings about lost love seem to confirm their breakup even if they did not state it outright. Both of their Instagram accounts still feature photos of them as a couple. Their last posts together were both on March 16.
Last February, Murphy admitted to People that the long-distance nature of their relationship has been challenging.
"It hasn't been easy, especially coming from the show where we lived together in a beautiful environment for a couple of weeks to basically being long distance and having to rely on FaceTime and text messages," she says.