During the special, the reality stars admitted they "have a long way to go" and "are getting to know each other." MORE: Former 'Bachelorette' Emily Maynard Criticizes Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi's Relationship!"We have a very open relationship in terms of communication.So naturally, viewers want to know: are they still together?Although they've both acknowledged that the relationship hasn't been easy, the couple seems committed to working on it together.Wedding bells won't be ringing anytime soon for The Bachelor's Nick Viall and fiancee Vanessa Grimaldi.
And it's been hard," Vanessa confessed before Nick joined her onstage.Not so for recent finalists Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi, who have made it their mission to disabuse us of any fairy-tale illusions we may still harbor about the show’s matchmaking efficacy. It may not be a fairy tale, but hey, at they’re “being realistic” and “not sugarcoating” anything.Turns out, creating a lasting partnership is a little more difficult than making it through eight weeks of televised date nights, and the new couple have used their post-show interviews to manage fans’ expectations about their relationship and remind us all how “tough,” “difficult,” and “challenging” reality-TV romance can be (can’t wait til these two start navigating the U. Here are some of the euphemisms they have used to describe their journey: world — it’s not the ideal experience.” – Nick “I think we both went in it wanting to be honest and open about couples …sometimes things can get tough.” – Vanessa (responding to allegations that they were ‘awkward’ on After the Final Rose) “Relationships are hard in general in life, most relationships fail in the real world and lately the Bachelor’s had a pretty good run, and we also recognize that we took a leap of faith and it’s not ideal and so far our relationship has been anything but.” — Nick “I think I treated this relationship as if it was a real relationship — in a very unrealistic world.” — Vanessa “She’s very much looking forward for this to be over.Vanessa, a special education teacher, won his affection under the glare of cameras.Since wrapping the series, they have enjoyed more 'normal' encounters together, Nick said, adding that the 29-year-old Canadian is his 'biggest supporter' as he competes on Dancing With The Stars.'We're enjoying those first moments like taking a walk, enjoying a movie,' he explained.