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Mamamia recaps The Bachelorette: This is... hard to watch.

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WE'RE DOWN TO THE FINAL THREE, B*TCHES.

And yes, we know that we should be focusing on Brooke and her final dates right now.

But first, we need to take a moment to acknowledge this.

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OH SWEET KONRAD.

WE'RE SO HAPPY FOR YOU.

But enough about our mate Konrad.

For the penultimate episode of The Bachelorette, the final three contestants - Darvid, Holly, and Jamie-Lee - will get the chance to plan their very own date with Brooke.

First up, Darvid is taking Brooke for a kayaking session, followed by a quad bike ride, and a ~romantic~ bath.

Wait.

Is anyone else feeling triggered right now?

WE'VE SEEN ENOUGH BATH DATES IN OUR TIME. WE'VE HAD ENOUGH.

No more bath dates. Please. Image: Channel 10. Thankfully, Brooke and Darvid's bath isn't... filled with chocolate.

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Image: Channel 10. While sitting in the hot tub, Darvid and Brooke reflect on their hometown date, and their potential future together.

"Where do you see us if we get to the end together?" Darvid asks.

"I'm still open to changing it up a bit [and moving], but there are still some things that I want to do [in Melbourne]. I still want to give it a crack," Brooke replies.

Likewise, Darvid tells Brooke that he would be open to moving from Queensland... but it would mean selling his house and his business.

"My biggest fear is when we live in separate states... it will fizzle out," Brooke tells producers. "I'm petrified."

Ugh. THERE ARE SO MANY LOGISTICAL ISSUES THIS SEASON. 

It's time for Brooke and Jamie-Lee's date.

They go bush-walking and glamping and it's all a lil bit cute.

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Later on, while sitting by the fire, Jamie-Lee opens up about her feelings.

"After hometowns, I wanted to tell you exactly how I was feeling, and especially after that day, and I just... I guess I buckled," she says.

"From day one, I've always had feelings for you, and I've always thought that you could be an incredible partner. Especially after home towns, I pictured a life with you.

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"I'm in love with you. And I'm so hopeful and excited to see where this could go."

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"Being with Jamie-Lee right now makes me 100 per cent believe in fate, to hear that she is in love with me," Brooke tells producers. 

"I can't even tell you how reassuring, beautiful, nice it is. It's where I wanted to be."

Finally, Brooke meets with Holly for the final date of the evening.

But... there's an elephant in the room.

During hometowns, a few bombshells came to light.

While Brooke didn't know that Holly wanted either a small family or no children altogether, Holly didn't know that Brooke had dreams of moving back to Perth in the future to be closer to her family.

And now, Brooke and Holly have a lot to unpack.

First up, there's the whole kids issue. 

Image: Channel 10.

When asked about the issue again, Holly admits that having children just isn't a priority for her.

"This is, like, devastating," Brooke says. 

"One or none [kids] is a big deal. Like, I want three. I thought that I had communicated that quite thoroughly throughout this experience."

As for the whole Perth debate, Holly reiterates that she wouldn't be open to moving to Western Australia with Brooke in the future.

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"Well, what do you want me to do? Where do we see each other going from here?" Brooke says.

"Look, I'm honestly... I don't know, because I'm torn, because I really like you. But I feel like the next few years would be really, really wonderful. And then after that, I'm not so sure about," Holly replies.

Ooft. This isn't going to end well.

"I generally put a lifetime [on a relationship]. And that's why I came into this. But you're already putting a bit of a timeline on me," Brooke says.

"You're putting conditions on a relationship that hasn't even, like, excelled. Do you know how much that just takes me back to previous relationships where they're just gonna be, like, 'Oh, I love you, but...'"

Image: Channel 10.

Eventually, Brooke and Holly come to the conclusion that their relationship... isn't going to work.

"I feel like, in my mind, I don't want to make you sacrifice anything that you don't want to, and I came here looking for something, and I really just don't know if we can get over this," Brooke says.

Oh s**t.

Brooke and Holly are officially over.

UNTIL TOMORROW NIGHT.

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Jessica Staveley is Managing Editor at Mamamia. For more pop culture content (and bonus dachshund content), you can follow her on Instagram.

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