Following a tearful engagement on The Bachelorette season finale, the question now becomes whether Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum can stand the test of time.
The Bachelor and Bachelorette track records? Not good.
Trista and Ryan Sutter are married with kids. Jason and Molly Mesnick wed last year. Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez are still happily engaged.
That's about it for the success stories.
We're not saying they're going to end up like Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi here, but plenty of couples who looked strong and smitten have fizzled fast.
Last night on the After the Final Rose special, the two seemed elated to be reunited, thrilled at the prospect of merely getting to live life openly together.
That's a good sign, and hopefully an indicator that the construction manager and dental student can make this work. Think they can? Vote in our poll ...
Ashley and J.P.: Will it last?