Peter Weber is keeping sane during the coronavirus pandemic by answering a lot of fan questions on Instagram Stories…and the latest may have revealed how he truly feels about his breakup from Madison Prewett after The Bachelor.
On Sunday, March 22, one fan took part in the former Bachelor’s Q&A by requesting some breakup advice. “Advice for someone who was just broken up with out of a 3-year relationship,” the anonymous user requested. Weber’s answer, however, seemed extremely personal.
“Breakups are supposed to hurt,” Weber wrote. “But I believe things happen for a reason and you’re one step closer to your person now.” That’s sweet, but it’s what he says next that feels pretty close to home.
“You should never want to be with someone that doesn’t want you back the same way,” he concluded, pairing the sentiment with a pensive solo pic. Hmmm…
While this could have just been earnest advice to a fellow brokenhearted human, his answer is particularly telling when you take into account Weber and Prewett’s relationship before the Barb of it all and the “After the Final Rose” ceremony. Before Weber’s mom criticized the couple on national television, they had already been through a breakup. Prewett left the competition after realizing how different her values were from Weber’s. The fact that he’d slept with the other contestants during Fantasy Suite week seemed like just the breaking point.
Weber even told Prewett that she was the only one whose feelings toward him weren’t clear, and Prewett apparently admitted to Barb she wouldn’t agree to an engagement. Could they have simply realized their feelings were not on the same level?
“Madi and I have mutually decided to not pursue our relationship any further,” Weber wrote on Instagram on March 13, just three days after The Bachelor finale. “Believe me this was not easy for either of us to be ok with, but after a lot of honest conversations, we have agreed that this is what makes most sense for the two of us. The love and respect I have for Madi will continue to endure.”
Weber answered a bunch of other questions during the Q&A, as well, including one about the current state of a certain injury.
“Doing a lot better than this pic haha,” he replied to someone who asked about his forehead. “Been getting microneedling done on it every few months and cream twice a day. Dr says it takes about a year to fully heal.” With all the joyful Instagrams Weber has been posting lately, it seems like that’s not the only scar beginning to fade.