To All "The Bachelor" Fans: It's Okay, I'm Addicted Too
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To All "The Bachelor" Fans: It's Okay, I'm Addicted Too

This season on "The Bachelor", Peter steals the hearts of girls all across the United States. Let's face it, we all know we're addicted.

To All "The Bachelor" Fans: It's Okay, I'm Addicted Too

It's that time of year again, girls all over America crowd around the TV to watch 30 women fight for one hunk, that should legally not be allowed to be THAT cute. Peter Weber is our leading man for "The Bachelor" Season 24. He captured the audience on Hannah's season of "The Bachelorette" as the charming pilot known for his sweet, kind heart and his windmill escapades. This week marked the beginning of Peter's journey on "The Bachelor" bringing in millions of viewers- about 6 million, to be exact. Peter leads off his season with some definitely interesting girls and experiences. This season should be one for the books, but the big question is: why do so many people watch?

I am definitely no exception to the Bachelor Nation addiction. It is shocking if you don't find me plopped on my couch by 7:59 on Monday nights with popcorn in hand. My friends, who don't watch the show, always seem to have the same reoccurring question: why do you like it so much? And for a while, I had genuinely no clue. I've heard every explanation in the book as to why it can be demeaning to women, or men, or basically society as a whole. While I cannot fully agree or disagree with the many reasons why I should or should not watch it, I can't help but tune in every week. And the funny thing is everyone I know that has said they would never watch it became hooked.

The reality of the addiction is: all of us want to find love. The show, albeit not always realistic, provides a view into dating and potentially find the one. Every little girl dreams of her Prince Charming, and the good looking man put on a screen in front of us can represent that image. Throw romance, adventure, and a whole lot of reality TV drama into the mix, and who can help but be sucked in? While getting too invested can definitely be dangerous, I wouldn't want to spend every Monday any other way than sitting in my living room with my friends yelling about what crazy thing one of the girls did.

My advice: don't get too addicted, but a little devotion never hurt anybody. So, here's to a season filled with all the intrigue, love, and chaos. Happy watching, and may "The Bachelor" obsession be ever in your favor.

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