Kelly Flanagan says she and former Peter Weber are in ‘two different stages of our lives’

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Kelly Flanagan is speaking after her ex-Peter Weber announced her break on New Year’s Eve.

The 29-year-old former bachelor, three days after sharing news of their split, posted a message to Flanagan on Instagram explaining why their relationship ended. “I know you’ve heard a lot of news, but I wanted to ask for some time to process it before sharing … This makes me sad but Peter and I have decided to go our separate ways. Peter and I Had some incredible time together and will definitely miss it, ”he wrote.

“Unfortunately he and I are at two different stages of our lives and have seen our future paths differently. I wish Peter all the best and thank everyone for your continued support as I move on to my next chapter,” said Flanagan, based in Chicago. Lawyer.

“I still hope to go to New York one of these days, but for now I just want to focus on my happiness! 2021, I can’t wait to see what store you have!” She concluded.

Weber and Flanagan first confirmed their relationship in April. She finished fifth in Bachelor’s Weber season. They reunited after splitting from winner Hanna Ann Slus and runner-up Madison Prevet.

Peter Weber / Instagram

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Last Thursday, Weber shared a long caption on Instagram with a photo of the pair watching the sunset.

“Love is a funny thing. It can make you feel at the top of the world and it makes you feel pain that you shouldn’t want. Kelly and I have decided to go our separate ways. While our relationship has many beautiful memories. When filled, our relationship just couldn’t work out in the end.

“Kelly is someone I have always loved dearly. I can learn more than someone she will ever understand. Someone I am so grateful that she came into my life and someone I have always loved. Best of luck. These moments are always hurtful in life, but I think it shows you that it was worth it for the time you spent together. Thank you Kelly, “Weber said.

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Earlier, his mother, Barbara, who called Flanagan “the daughter I always wanted,” backed up her son’s split announcement post, saying “it’s better to love and lose than to never love.” “

Barbara added, “Love can be fickle and it’s not for the timid.” “Anyone who has experienced it knows all this well. But it is better to love and lose than to never love. ”

Matriarch also shared a kind message to Flanagan, writing, “Our hearts ache for you. Kelly will always be a part of our hearts and we wish her only the best. Mother and father. “