Lauren BushnellLooking back at the difficult period in her life since her divorce from Ben Higgins

The former flight attendant and the reality star fell in love and got engaged on his season of The BachelorThe show aired in 2016 as a spinoff series called. They starred in the series’ spinoff later that year. Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After?Their wedding was postponed after their split. Ben and Lauren continued to work on their relationship off camera, but they ultimately split in 2017.

I was in an extremely low place. I was kind of at that rock bottom place,” she told Page Six while recently discussing her partnership with Wyndham and its Extra Mile program. To reflect on who and what I want to be, I needed to go there. “I felt that I had to be completely alone and refocus on me, rebuild my self-esteem without having to use a camera.”