How Long Are "Love Is Blind" Contestants in Those Pods? Season 3 Cast Shares All

Nancy Rodriguez in Love Is Blind season 3.

Netflix’s “Love Is Blind” is much more untraditional than most relationship reveals within the final decade. The premise of the truth TV social experiment is pretty easy in principle. Hopeful singles attempt to discover love (not at first sight) in “pods” that disguise their bodily look to allow them to take a look at if love is actually blind. If a contestant finds their individual, the pair will get engaged and, on the altar, decides if they may actually tie the knot and stay fortunately ever after. Sounds straightforward, proper?

While every “Love Is Blind” contestant begins their love journey relationship within the pods, many of the present (a minimum of what makes the ultimate reduce) follows the engaged {couples} in the true world. It signifies that solely about two episodes are reserved for pod dates. In that brief span, “Love Is Blind” contestants get to know one another earlier than they begin exchanging “I really like yous” and marriage proposals. However, these all happen inside a 30-60 minute timespan from a viewers’ standpoint — leaving many questioning how relationship on “Love Is Blind” really works — and the way lengthy it lasts earlier than {couples} determine to spend the remainder of their lives collectively.

If you are interested in these fast-paced “Love Is Blind” pod dates, maintain studying forward for all the things the season three forged instructed POPSUGAR.

How Long Are Pod Dates on “Love Is Blind”?

According to Netflix’s Tudum, pod life solely lasts ten days whole, giving contestants roughly 20 dates’ value of time to weed by way of their companion choices and discover a fiancé. Now, that will not sound like quite a lot of time, however season three’s Alexa Alfia — who will get engaged to Brennon Lemieux — tells POPSUGAR contestants are of their pods “for hours” asking laborious relationship questions.

“I do know I look insane, I do know,” Alfia says of herself, “but it surely’s quite a lot of hours, quite a lot of conversations— clearly they can not present all of it, [but] I want they might.” She provides: “None of us simply threw out the ‘I really like yous.’ It was so much that went into that. Very a lot a real love — like I actually do love this different individual on the opposite facet. That wasn’t identical to frivolously thrown about.”

“We have been attending to know one another on a manner deeper stage than we might’ve ever recognized somebody most likely relationship them six months to a yr.”

Lemieux shares that he and Alfia knew they each cherished one another “actually early on” within the experiment — they’re the primary season three couple to get engaged, which happens in episode one. “We mainly instructed one another like we’re not going to see anybody else,” he provides. “That’s why you see me ending it with just a few different individuals and we simply talked the rest of the time to one another. We came upon early how we felt about one another and the way we have been falling in love and we simply needed to proceed that and progress that as a lot as we may till the top. Whether it was proposal, sure, or proposal, no.”

To her costars’ factors, Nancy Rodriguez compares relationship within the pods to an uninterrupted “four-hour date in a bit of room.” And whereas it could look like {couples} transfer quicker than the typical attending to know somebody, she says the forged’s willingness to be weak helps them make love connections so shortly. “We have been attending to know one another on a manner deeper stage than we might’ve ever recognized somebody most likely relationship them six months to a yr,” she says.

Like any actuality TV present, a lot of enhancing takes place on “Love Is Blind.” So whereas many viewers could have appreciated to see extra footage from the pods, season three forged member Bartiste Bowden says “Love Is Blind” could be sparing viewers all of the mayhem that occurs behind the scenes.

“What you guys do not see quite a lot of is the chaos within the early rounds of relationship — as a result of there’s 15 guys and 15 ladies — and all of us date one another on the identical day,” Bowden explains. “So it is like rapid-fire pace relationship that is occurring, and that form of continues for the primary two or three days the place it is not quite a lot of time you are spending with these ladies. But in direction of the top, once you’re dwindling down to 2 or three ladies, you’ve got dates that may be between three and 4 hours lengthy.”

“Love Is Blind” season three is presently streaming on Netflix.

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