Clarke, 24, shared the thrilling information about shopping for a home in Colorado with Higgins by way of Instagram on Tuesday, December 22. She revealed that she began shifting her issues into their new place final week, however Higgins, 31, remains to be dwelling elsewhere till the 2 are married.
“Final week I began the shifting course of to Colorado and into our FIRST HOME!” Clarke captioned her Instagram submit, which confirmed herself and the Bachelor alum sitting in entrance of a hearth. “The home is empty, nevertheless it’s ours! I’ll be dwelling in it and making it into our little residence till Ben joins me after the marriage. I can’t wait to share the entire little tasks.”
The couple met and began courting in 2018 and got engaged in March 2020. They’ve been open about their choice to take issues gradual throughout their relationship, with Clarke telling Us Weekly in April that she and Higgins determined early on to not have intercourse.
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“Primarily based on my previous, we talked about it early, particularly doing [long] distance. Nevertheless it wasn’t a tough dialog or a bizarre one,” Clarke advised Us. “I believe as we acquired extra severe, it grew to become an even bigger dialog.”
Higgins elaborated on the choice to abstain from intercourse throughout an episode of Nick Viall‘s “Viall Recordsdata” podcast in April. He famous in his interview that he and Clarke stayed with her parents in Tennessee amid the coronavirus quarantine, including that “the logistics” held them to their choice.
“Proper now she has a bed room upstairs at her mother and father’ home, I’m within the downstairs,” Higgins advised Viall, including that the association was about “a respect degree.”
He additionally prompt he’s in it for the lengthy haul, noting that they might not be married anytime quickly, telling Viall, “I’ve a sense it’s gonna be an extended engagement and right here’s why.”
“We don’t know what this virus goes to have an effect on. It could possibly be right here one other two months, two and a half months, at that time, weddings are going to be pushed again, venues are going to be booked, and I don’t need to add stress to a extremely enjoyable and joyful time realizing that that is the true deal.”
Later that very same month, Higgins defended his and Clarke’s no-sex stance on Ashley Iaconetti‘s “Almost Famous” podcast. He mentioned that whereas the choice might not be widespread with everybody, it’s labored for them.
“It’s been the healthiest choice for us,” he claimed on the time.
The couple has but to announce their new wedding plans.
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