'The Bachelor' 2013 Spoilers: Sean Picks Catherine

After a long season, The Bachelor's Sean Lowe has made his pick. The 29-year-old proposed to finalist Catherine Giudici on Monday's much-anticipated episode. The two also announced on-air that their wedding will be televised by ABC. Double yay!

His selection was a huge surprise in the media world (and me!), as rumors had surfaced before the episode's airing that Lowe had asked for Lindsay Yenter's hand in marriage. Regardless, the 3-hour episode was full of suspense and brought about immense impatience among viewers (this guy!).

"I don't want to say goodbye anymore," Lowe said to her. "I want to spend the rest of my life telling you I love you ... Will you marry me?"

She said yes! And I cried. Who else is beyond stoked about this? 

Giudici is a graphic designer at Amazon as well as a vegan food blogger.

All I can say is, YAY! Things weren't looking so good for Guidici at the beginning of the episode, when she had an awkward meeting with Lowe's mom and got upset with him for not saying "I love you" back. But hey, she won in the end! This makes me so happy! She was truly the underdog here, and I really hope their relationship lasts.  

In an interview released prior to Monday's installment, Lowe said of the finale, "And the emotion kind of comes out of me in the last episode. You’ll see me cry, and you’ll see the women cry as well. With Lindsay and Catherine as my final two women, I had a hard time. I think America has seen that — figuring out which woman is best suited for me. Or am I supposed to be with either of them? It’s kind of grueling for me to think about! I got some mental warfare going on, going back and forth, back and forth."

The religious Christian added that God played a role in his decision, stating, "All week long, I kept asking myself: Can I marry her? Can I marry her? I was just trying to figure out what’s my heart telling me to do. Did I feel like God is leading me in a direction? I didn’t get any answers all week long. I was really starting to stress out about it. I think it was the night before the very last day when I got some clarity. I knew the decision I was about to make was the right decision for me."

How much do you trust the information in this article?

Laura Donovan

Laura is a former PolicyMic publishing editor and aims to expand coverage on school bullying and youth aggression. She is a former associate editor of women's news site The Jane Dough and Mediaite. She has also worked for The Daily Caller.

MORE FROM

‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ proves sometimes it’s okay to skip the reunion

If you're looking to trim down your Netflix consumption, start by avoiding this pointless sequel series.

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington was open about his pain. That doesn’t make his death less shocking.

“If it wasn’t for music, I’d be dead,” Bennington once said. “One hundred percent.”

Please stop hating on ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Christopher Nolan's final Batman film is simply not as bad as some fans think.

It’s time for Steve Whitmire to let Kermit the Frog go

The veteran puppeteer is having a tough time relinquishing his 27-year relationship with the famous Muppet.

Debate: Is director Christopher Nolan the best or the worst filmmaker of our time?

Mic asked two staff members to debate the relative merits of award-winning director Christopher Nolan and his movies.

‘The Vampire Diaries’ ending could be what saves ‘The Originals’

The end of 'The Vampire Diaries' could mean a new beginning for 'The Originals.'

‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ proves sometimes it’s okay to skip the reunion

If you're looking to trim down your Netflix consumption, start by avoiding this pointless sequel series.

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington was open about his pain. That doesn’t make his death less shocking.

“If it wasn’t for music, I’d be dead,” Bennington once said. “One hundred percent.”

Please stop hating on ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Christopher Nolan's final Batman film is simply not as bad as some fans think.

It’s time for Steve Whitmire to let Kermit the Frog go

The veteran puppeteer is having a tough time relinquishing his 27-year relationship with the famous Muppet.

Debate: Is director Christopher Nolan the best or the worst filmmaker of our time?

Mic asked two staff members to debate the relative merits of award-winning director Christopher Nolan and his movies.

‘The Vampire Diaries’ ending could be what saves ‘The Originals’

The end of 'The Vampire Diaries' could mean a new beginning for 'The Originals.'