“I spotted we had irresolvable incompatibilities. I really like him and wish him to seek out happiness with somebody who’s extra proper for him,” the Bachelor season 22 contestant, 31, solely advised Us Weekly on Thursday, August 4. “A lot of our relationship was fantastic and I’ll at all times be rooting for him on the sidelines.”
Earlier this month, Trumbull took to social media to announce that she was now not planning to stroll down the aisle.
“A deep thanks to all my fantastic family and friends – and even my advisor! – for popping out to Portugal despite the fact that I selected to not get married and finish my relationship,” she wrote on Wednesday, August 3, by way of Instagram. “Virtually all my wedding ceremony friends got here out and showered me with love and assist. It was an extremely shifting week. I’ll always remember the kindness of my buddies throughout such a tough time.”
The previous ABC contestant continued: “It was additionally stunning to see all these individuals I’d recognized individually fall in love with one another. I’ve essentially the most sensible, humorous, considerate family and friends who made what may have been a horrible reminiscence into one in every of love and pleasure.”
Forward of her put up, Trumbull hinted that she didn’t observe by along with her July nuptials with Seli. “Throwback to Sintra, Portugal, the place issues had been imagined to go in a different way. My life would be very totally different now if Sintra had gone in response to plan,” she defined by way of an Instagram put up on Monday, August 1. “I’ve typically discovered larger happiness by thwarting plans and understanding when to step off the trail.”
After one social media consumer questioned what led to the choice, Trumbull refused to offer additional particulars. “I’ve no want to harm him or air soiled laundry,” she wrote.
Trumbull initially competed for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s coronary heart on The Bachelor in 2018 earlier than discovering love with Seil. Following two years of relationship, the West Virginia native introduced that she was engaged to the Duke professor.
“Paul pulled off essentially the most wonderful proposal!!!! I’m in San Ramon, CA freezing my eggs once more with Caroline [Lunny] (and I assumed Kendall [Long]; we’re additionally filming a documentary on egg freezing.) On Friday, I assumed we had been going to an artwork gallery to movie some b roll, which made sense as a result of I’m doing a portray for the documentary. Then, he walks out from round a nook and proposes,” she gushed in a prolonged Instagram put up in December 2021. “I’m floored (he’s imagined to be in Durham, and he’s SUCH A GOOD LIAR he actually had me considering he was going to suggest in January in Durham.) As you possibly can see [in the photo], the portray is of a proposal and he made that for us to maintain for the remainder of our lives 🥰.”
Seil, for his half, additionally addressed Trumbull’s determination to finish their relationship, writing by way of Instagram, “When your ex calls off your wedding ceremony two weeks earlier than and also you don’t wish to waste a superb canvas that’s symbolic of your love for her.”
With reporting by Diana Cooper