10:15 AM EDT 12/07/2013
Originally posted 03/13/2013 08:00AM
Millions watched their romantic proposal in Thailand – and now The Bachelor's newly engaged Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici can finally proclaim their love to the world.
"I'm just so excited that the secret is out," Lowe tells PEOPLE.
Adds Giudici: "Now, we can be a normal couple and hold hands in public!"
Hold hands they will, but Lowe and Giudici have vowed to save being intimate until after the wedding.
Originally posted 03/12/2013 06:00PM
One wore silver and the other gold, but which girl's gown did you prefer?
Originally posted 03/12/2013 03:30PM
Check out the stunning Neil Lane sparkler with which Lowe proposed
Originally posted 03/12/2013 02:30PM
Her heart was broken on national television. So, it's only natural that Bachelor runner-up Lindsay Yenter was a little apprehensive about facing Sean Lowe for the first time in four months.
"It was nerve-wracking," the 25-year-old teacher says of The Bachelor: After the Final Rose, which aired Monday. "The last time I saw Sean was in Thailand [where he sent me home]. But it was good to see him again and ask the questions I wanted to ask."
Did she get closure?
"It's hard for me to be sad because I'm so happy for them," Yenter says of Lowe and Catherine Giudici. "They're in love. And in a way, I'm happy to be part of their love story."
Originally posted 03/12/2013 11:30AM
Bucking a grand history of Bachelor tradition, Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici are moving full steam ahead with their nuptials, revealing on Monday's After the Final Rose that they will televise their wedding on ABC.
"It's just fitting," says Lowe, 29.
Agrees Giudici, 26: "We have everything in our relationship documented so far. It's right for us!"
The pair, who got engaged with a romantic proposal in Thailand four months ago and can now finally publicly proclaim their love, are basking in newly betrothed bliss.
Originally posted 03/12/2013 08:50AM
Get ready to throw some rice at your TV!
After Monday's emotional Bachelor finale, Sean Lowe and his new fiancée, Catherine Giudici, appeared on ABC's After the Final Rose special for the first time in public as a couple – and spoke to host Chris Harrison about what's next.
"A marriage follows a proposal," Sean said. "We don't have a date yet, but we have decided that we think it would be cool, since our relationship started and it was developed and cultivated on a TV show – we'll have our wedding on a TV show. And ABC will cover the wedding."
Originally posted 03/11/2013 10:15PM
After a televised journey that started with 26 women, it came down to just two for The Bachelor's Sean Lowe: Catherine Giudici and Lindsay Yenter.
Going into the finale in Thailand, Sean, 29, was still undecided. But by the end of Monday's two-hour finale, he had made his decision.
After introducing both women to his family and going on one more romantic date with each of them, Sean proposed to graphic designer Catherine, 26, in the emotional season finale.
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