Nick Viall was heartbroken when "The Bachelorette" star Andi Dorfman picked Josh Murray, and he shared his feelings in a lengthy letter to Andi, which was posted by "The Bachelorette" official show page on Facebook.
"What we had was real to me, and it was amazing," Nick wrote.
Describing their relationship, Nick said it was "the road less traveled."
"Let’s just call it what it was--our relationship was very much the road less traveled. I totally get that all the passion, intensity, and connections that we had were accompanied by fear and sometimes discomfort. There is a reason why very few are willing to take the road less traveled. It can be scary, challenging, and risky, but if you have the courage to take it, it usually ends up being amazing," he continued.
Nick said if Andi did change her mind, they still have a chance.
"I am not going to say that if by some miracle you changed your mind and were willing to give us a shot that we would definitely make it," he added. "I don’t know that. I think that if we were willing to trust each other, be totally vulnerable with one another, and follow our hearts, we would have a great chance. What I could promise you is that if we did make it, we would be anything but good. It would be exciting, sometimes even hard, but definitely great."
The reality star concluded his letter by noting he realized he needed to "move on."
"I mean it when I say that if you’re truly happy with your decision and I haven’t been a thought on your mind, then I want that happiness to continue for you," he wrote.
For Nick's full letter, visit "The Bachelorette" official Facebook page.
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