Most guys don’t want to hear that their girlfriends had feelings for someone else, but Ashley’s lucky that J.P. isn’t ‘most guys!’ He’s a keeper!
Bad boy Bentley Williams did Bachelorette Ashley Hebert dirty when he lead her on to believe he was falling for her, but at the same time talked smack about her to the cameras. Then he left her broken hearted. Still, Ashley craved for Bentley to come back, and when he did, she finally was strong enough to face him. But while Ashley didn’t allow Bentley to play games with her during their meeting in Hong Kong, she shouldn’t have told the other guys about how strong her feelings for Bentley had once been. And she’s super lucky that rumored winner J.P. Rosenbaum didn’t run for the hills when he found out the truth!
We’re taught from a very early age that honesty is the best policy, but is that always the case? Ashley did what she knew best and confided in J.P. during episode six about how Bentley crushed her. And thankfully J.P. acted like a true gentleman and stood by Ashley as she ran through the entire emotional confrontation.
Most men don’t behave the way J.P. did in similar situations. After all, what guy wants to hear that his girlfriend had feelings for another man at the same time as him? That just doesn’t happen.
But J.P. saw the bigger picture and allowed Ashley to go through the emotional rehabilitation that she needed to be able to focus on love once again. Most guys would have bounced at this point, but not J.P.!
And when Ashley did tell the other guys about Bentley, one guy — Ryan “Mickey” McLean — did make the choice to leave. Who could blame him?
While honesty is the best policy — and Ashley was honest that night with the men about Bentley — she did lead them on through episodes 1-5 to think that Bentley hadn’t captured her heart. So when Ashley finally came forward with the truth, her integrity backfired.
Still Ashley has one night in shining armor that always stands by her side. J.P., though he seemed a bit saddened by Ashley’s confession, took it with a grain of salt. He accepted what happened and allowed Ashley to move forward proving that he’s a keeper!
J.P. has an incredible heart to show that much forgiveness and understanding under those circumstances. Hopefully, Ashley realizes how good of guy he is and holds onto him for dear life — because it’s extremely hard to find a that good of a man!
- Lindsey DiMattina
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