While Blake Garvey was unlucky in love with his first-pick Bachelorette Sam Frost, he’s now preparing to start an exciting new chapter with the real love of his life… Louise!
After admitting he proposed to the wrong girl, Blake made a heartfelt attempt to win Louise back. He penned the beautiful blonde a five page letter declaring his love for her and delivered it to her by placing it in the trusty hands of her dad.
In the letter, which Louise received a few days before the finale aired, Blake confessed that he made a mistake picking Sam and declared that he has never felt more comfortable with anyone in his life.
“My one wish is that I don’t want to just be your first love, I want to be your first, last and only,” he says in the letter.
And it’s crystal clear from his words and body language Louise is the one he wants to be with, forever.
After receiving the letter, the pair made plans to meet in secret and escaped to an island paradise in Thailand.
Louise says while it took her a while to process what the letter was saying, she knew she still loved Blake.
“True love has a way of finding you no matter what,” a smitten Louise tellsWoman’s Dayfrom the pair’s island-paradise getaway, where they’ve escaped to really get to know each other away from the cameras.
“I just never felt quite right saying goodbye to her,” he says.
While Blake was engaged to Sam, he says he never stopped thinking about Louise, and called off the engagement two weeks before the finale aired.
He says he never made a secret of having doubts about picking Sam and that he got caught up in the moment.
“I wish I hadn’t done it. It was a mistake, but I was so caught up in the moment, it felt right at the time,” he says of popping the question.
Now that the pair has shared their news of their love story, they plan to move in together and marriage is even on the cards!
Get all the exclusive details, plus the letter Blake lovingly penned to new squeeze Louise, ONLY in this week’sWoman’s Day, on sale Monday, October 20, 2013.