Jen Schefft and Joe Waterman: Engaged!

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Quite the week of The Bachelor news. First, Andrew Firestone announced that he and wife Ivana Bozilovic are expecting their first child.

Now former Bachelorette Jen Schefft is engaged to boyfriend Joe Waterman!

"I'm so excited and so happy," says Schefft.

The couple, who live in Chicago, met on a blind date in February. Their matchmaker: One of Schefft's previous blind dates, with whom she didn't click.

Joe Waterman, Jen Schefft

"We really get each other," Schefft says of Waterman, 35, a trader. "I guess it's true things move fast when you meet the right person."

Schefft, who struck out on both The Bachelor in 2003 and The Bachelorette in 2005, went on to author the relationship book Better Single Than Sorry.

She is the director of ad sales for Heavy.com.

Joe Waterman didn't know much about Schefft from TV – but he stays away from the series' signature flower. "He gives me flowers but never roses," she says.

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The Bachelor Quotes

There’s still a lot of growing to do in our relationship. We will not tie the knot until I am mentally and physically prepared as well as Matt.

Shayne Lamas

It was a fairytale proposal like I’ve always dreamed about. I forgot that there [were] cameras around. In that moment, it was just Matt and I and it was the most amazing moment of my entire life.

Shayne Lamas [on proposal by Matt Grant]