The ex-Bachelorette star, Brown, recently faced intense emotional turmoil concerning her love life. Her distress was triggered following a day spent with her parents and an unexpected revelation from her boyfriend, Woolard.
In a surprising turn of events, Woolard unveiled his plans to propose marriage, which led to a sudden upset. This unexpected revelation pushed Brown into seeking therapy promptly following their conversation. Interestingly, despite being informed about the proposal, Brown was still caught by surprise by Woolard's tactics.
Woolard and Brown's love story began in January 2021, with the pair being spotted together for the first time. Their relationship swiftly progressed with them deciding to cohabitate in May 2022. Woolard took the leap and proposed just a few months later in August 2022.
Woolard, being the cunning romantic, managed to disguise his proposal as a celebration for their friends who had recently welcomed a baby into their lives. This unique proposal approach caused Brown to fear how others might judge their non-traditional engagement story.
Amidst the fear of judgment, Brown expressed how common feelings of anxiety and fear are in engagement scenarios. She clarified that the flawless engagement stories often seen on social media fail to highlight these emotional challenges.
Adding to her anxiety, Brown experienced a panic attack right before the proposal. This sudden reaction was partially due to her therapist's advice cautioning her against rushing into significant decisions. Brown's history of a hasty engagement that ended on a sour note possibly amplified her fears.
The silver lining to all of this is though Brown felt an array of emotions, from fear to anxiety, she is thrilled and grateful for having Woolard in her life. The journey might have been emotionally taxing, but the end result is indeed heartwarming.