Gabby Windey Rachel Recchia are sharing the title of Bachelorette, but that’s about it.

They made an effort to avoid a repeat of the disastrous romance they had with Bachelorettes. Clayton Echard. Rachel stated that Gaby, Rachel and she went into it just talking to each others and knowing we would need to communicate throughout the whole thing. People July 6. July 6.

And while the women signed onto the show to find love with only one of 32 men, Gaddy said they couldn’t fully commit to this experience without having a friend by their side. “We know each other the best, our relationship above all is the most important,” she explained. A man who’s worthy of it won’t make us fight about him. We wouldn’t compromise our relationship to do so.

They were attracted to many of the same contestants. Gabby said it’s “only natural” that they were drawn to certain figures, but they didn’t pursue relationships without consulting each other first, a strategy that served them well—at least, according to them.