In her post-reality TV life, she’s been propositioned for a threesome while on a private jet, has trekked to Canada for a booty call and has dated men she found attractive “physically but not emotionally or intellectually.” The singles scene in New York is more unpredictable than “these personal-trainer contestants that come on ‘The Bachelor’ and drink a bunch of protein shakes and say ‘I love you’ all the time,” Dorfman says.“These are legit men with jobs and careers and issues.” On “The Bachelorette,” she was one woman in a sea of 25 men; in New York, she writes, “I’m one woman in a sea of millions.” So how does this one woman navigate that sea?“It prepares you to get through some brutal dates, if anything.Which I definitely needed.” Echoes of Dorfman’s reality-TV past peek through in this book.Most recently, Palmer could be seen hosting the syndicated show , with racecar driver Arie Luyendyk Jr., was the show's 22nd cycle.Luyendyk Jr.'s finale — which saw the star jilt his winner, Becca Kufrin, to instead propose for a second time to current fiancee Lauren Burnham — sparked much discussion about the need for a proposal in the show's much-hyped finale. himself told in the aftermath of the most shocking finale in the show's recent history that he regretted proposing to Kufrin.) You see it in the way she continues to date baseball players. (Girl, grab a step stool; left-loosey, righty-tighty.It’s that easy.) In Bachelor Nation, love and marriage are the markers of success. “I find myself in a state of mind where I’m almost rebelling against the entire notion of a relationship.
Now, in “Single State of Mind,” she fashions herself a millennial Carrie Bradshaw.After each of those four rounds, the daters who fail to connect are eliminated, until only two are left.The final two will then meet their mystery guy or gal and propose.Dorfman has found dates via Twitter and still lets her friends set her up, but within limits. You get one shot,” she said, adding that friends can be terrible matchmakers.She’s sworn off dating apps, even though Harrison has nudged her to join — and other “Bachelor” alums have found love through right swipes."I feel like there needs to be more flexibility if that person needs more time.That’s what I needed," he said of the expectation to pop the question.creator Mike Fleiss will feature 10 eligible daters competing in four pageant-style rounds to win the heart of a mystery suitor (or suitress) in hopes that they say yes to their proposal.The series will be hosted by a familiar face to viewers of the franchise: former will follow the male or female daters as they attempt to woo the secret suitor in first impression and beachwear rounds, answer pressing romantic questions, and then strive to receive a seal of approval from the suitor's most-trusted family member as the final test.ABC's description of the series asks: Will there be a marriage proposal that can’t be refused? Ironically, Palmer did not propose to his finalist, Jessica Bowlin.They did leave the show together, but they split shortly after.Once again, according to her new book, Dorfman’s friends started calling many of the shots in her love life — “Bachelor” host Chris Harrison would not be impressed.Dorfman’s first date in New York, after breaking off her engagement, is with a friend’s boyfriend’s co-worker, who shows up to the restaurant late, drunk and high, and proceeds to flirt with their bartender.NEW YORK — Once you’ve been on “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” dating without cameras trailing your every move has got to be easier, right?