SPOILER ALERT! This publish comprises particulars about who makes it to hometown dates on ABC‘s The Golden Bachelor.

Gerry Turner had some powerful selections to make on this week’s episode of The Golden Bachelor.

There is only one extra spherical of dates earlier than hometowns, and that call is weighing on everybody. A number of the ladies are feeling safer than others about the place they stand with Gerry — and their fears are solely heightened when Jesse Palmer reveals that solely three ladies shall be transferring on, as a substitute of the same old 4 contestants that make it to hometowns.

Religion, particularly, is looking for some readability on her reference to Gerry. However, she rapidly finds a chance to debate it with him since she’s chosen for this week’s one-on-one date.

Which means Teresa, Ellen, Susan, Sandra and Leslie shall be departing on a bunch date with Gerry later within the episode.

It seems, Religion isn’t alone in her confusion. Gerry refers to her as his “big question mark,” and he’s hoping their solo date will present some much-needed understanding about their emotions for each other. He must know there’s loads of room to develop with Religion.

After selecting her up from the mansion, Gerry surprises Religion with a helicopter experience throughout Los Angeles. Although she claims to be afraid of heights, she handles the experience fairly properly. Will need to have one thing to do with having her beau by her facet! They, after all, make a fast flyover on the mansion earlier than circling via downtown Los Angeles after which heading west to the coast. Simply off the Santa Monica pier, Gerry and Religion land on a yacht, the place they’ll be spending the remainder of their day.

They make a champagne toast, after which they dive into the deep finish. Religion opens as much as Gerry about her childhood. She says she was homeless as a teen, and her dad and mom weren’t round, which led her to courting lots of people who weren’t “emotionally healthy.” She sees stability with Gerry, however she has a tough time being susceptible. Gerry validates her feelings, encouraging her to really feel secure with him and expressing that he does wish to kind a deep emotional reference to somebody. He should see one thing promising in that dialog, as a result of he provides her the primary hometown rose.

Again on the mansion, the opposite ladies are having a little bit of a tough time. Leslie and Ellen are feeling a bit insecure about the place they stand with Gerry, and seeing another person go on a date with him actually isn’t serving to. However, they need to placed on a little bit of a pretend smile when Religion returns able to reveal the small print of her date. After listening to a number of the extra romantic particulars, many of the ladies appear to be they remorse asking the way it went within the first place.

Good factor they don’t need to wallow of their insecurities for lengthy. Gerry is taking the women out for an evening on the Santa Monica pier.

It’s a pleasant, light-hearted approach to break up a number of the anxiousness and push everybody to let free a bit. The group traipses across the pier taking part in whack-a-mole and ring toss, consuming cotton sweet, successful stuffed animals, and zooming round in bumper vehicles. Gerry additionally takes a chance to do a number of solo actions with every of the ladies to offer them time to talk.

Teresa is up first, and he or she’s excited to speak to Gerry as a result of she needs to inform him she’s in love with him. Gerry appears very touched by her phrases, although he doesn’t say them again (a element that Teresa positively clocks). However, he does admit in a confessional that he has robust emotions for her, even when he’s not able to say the “L” phrase simply but. Nothing fallacious with taking it gradual, Gerry!

Gerry and Leslie open up fairly a bit to one another, as Leslie reveals she’s had a tricky few days. The truth is, every of the ladies have a heartfelt dialog with Gerry.

Regardless of an total enjoyable night time, the temper is somber as Gerry picks up the group date rose. He ruminates over who to offer it to, however in the end decides that he wants extra time to assume. He publicizes he received’t be giving out a rose and, as a substitute, will hand out two roses on the subsequent rose ceremony. The ladies really feel considerably relieved by the gesture, since they’d all satisfied themselves they wouldn’t be the one to obtain the rose that night time. Nevertheless, it simply means one other day of hysteria forward earlier than they’ll know their destiny.

Whereas the women may need needed to sit with that anticipation, we don’t. The episode skips proper to the rose ceremony, the place Gerry tells the ladies he hasn’t slept as a result of he’s been so in his head about this determination. No less than he needs them to know he’s taking it significantly.

Gerry provides roses to Leslie and Teresa. Which means Ellen, Susan and Sandra are headed dwelling (with out Gerry).

Susan and Sandra appeared to count on their departure. Ellen is a bit blindsided, and Gerry takes the chance to stroll her out. He tells her she was his most troublesome determination, and he needs her properly. Ellen is clearly shook up, however she admits she wouldn’t have modified the expertise.

Subsequent week, hometowns! The Golden Bachelor airs Thursdays on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/PT.