Love Is Blind: How Lengthy Does the Forged Keep within the Pods?

Netflix’s “Love Is Blind” is much more untraditional than most relationship reveals within the final decade. The premise of the truth TV social experiment is pretty easy in principle. Hopeful singles attempt to discover love (not at first sight) in “pods” that disguise their bodily look to allow them to take a look at if love is actually blind. If a contestant finds their particular person, the pair will get engaged and, on the altar, decides if they are going to actually tie the knot and dwell fortunately ever after. Sounds straightforward, proper?

Whereas every “Love Is Blind” contestant begins their love journey relationship within the pods, a lot of the present (at the least what makes the ultimate reduce) follows the engaged {couples} in the actual world. It signifies that solely about two episodes are reserved for pod dates. In that brief span, “Love Is Blind” contestants get to know one another earlier than they begin exchanging “I really like yous” and marriage proposals. Nonetheless, these all happen inside a 30-60 minute timespan from a viewers’ standpoint — leaving many questioning how relationship on “Love Is Blind” truly works — and the way lengthy it lasts earlier than {couples} resolve to spend the remainder of their lives collectively.

Should you’re interested by these fast-paced “Love Is Blind” pod dates, maintain studying forward for every thing the season three forged instructed

How Lengthy Are Pod Dates on “Love Is Blind”?

In keeping with Netflix’s Tudum, pod life solely lasts ten days whole, giving contestants roughly 20 dates’ value of time to weed by means of their companion choices and discover a fiancé. Now, that will not sound like quite a lot of time, however season three’s Alexa Alfia — who will get engaged to Brennon Lemieux — tells contestants are of their pods “for hours” asking arduous relationship questions.

“I do know I look insane, I do know,” Alfia says of herself, “nevertheless it’s quite a lot of hours, quite a lot of conversations— clearly they can not present all of it, [but] I want they may.” She provides: “None of us simply threw out the ‘I really like yous.’ It was lots that went into that. Very a lot a real love — like I actually do love this different particular person on the opposite aspect. That wasn’t identical to frivolously thrown about.”

“We had been attending to know one another on a approach deeper degree than we’d’ve ever recognized somebody in all probability relationship them six months to a yr.”

Lemieux shares that he and Alfia knew they each liked one another “actually early on” within the experiment — they’re the primary season three couple to get engaged, which happens in episode one. “We mainly instructed one another like we’re not going to see anybody else,” he provides. “That is why you see me ending it with just a few different folks and we simply talked the rest of the time to one another. We came upon early how we felt about one another and the way we had been falling in love and we simply wished to proceed that and progress that as a lot as we may till the tip. Whether or not it was proposal, sure, or proposal, no.”

To her costars’ factors, Nancy Rodriguez compares relationship within the pods to an uninterrupted “four-hour date in slightly room.” And whereas it could seem to be {couples} transfer sooner than the typical attending to know somebody, she says the forged’s willingness to be susceptible helps them make love connections so shortly. “We had been attending to know one another on a approach deeper degree than we’d’ve ever recognized somebody in all probability relationship them six months to a yr,” she says.

Like several actuality TV present, a lot of enhancing takes place on “Love Is Blind.” So whereas many viewers might have favored to see extra footage from the pods, season three forged member Bartiste Bowden says “Love Is Blind” may be sparing viewers all of the mayhem that occurs behind the scenes.

“What you guys do not see quite a lot of is the chaos within the early rounds of relationship — as a result of there’s 15 guys and 15 ladies — and all of us date one another on the identical day,” Bowden explains. “So it is like rapid-fire velocity relationship that is occurring, and that sort of continues for the primary two or three days the place it is not quite a lot of time you are spending with these ladies. However in the direction of the tip, while you’re dwindling down to 2 or three ladies, you might have dates that may be between three and 4 hours lengthy.”

“Love Is Blind” season three is at the moment streaming on Netflix.

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