The Bachelorette 2018 airs on ABC this evening with an all-new Monday, July 16, 2018, season 14 episode 8 and we have your weekly The Bachelorette recap below. On tonight’s season 14 episode 8 as per the ABC synopsis, “After a trip to the Bahamas, Becca visits the hometowns of Blake, Colton, Garrett and Jason to find out whether the men are marriage material.”
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It is time for the hometown dates and the first guy’s town Becca is visiting is Garrett. A huge part of his life is that his family owns an agricultural business. This is a big day for Garrett because the last girl that he brought home, he married and they have been divorced for two years.
Time for Becca and Garrett to meet with his family. Garrett and his sister go for a chat while Becca stays at the table with his parents and the rest of the family. Garrett tells his sister that their connection is so strong, she is excited for him but she has concerns for what he has gone through and she doesn’t want him hurt again.
Garrett’s mom and dad have a chat with Becca. His mom says that it was gut-wrenching when Garrett moved out of his home away from his wife. Becca tells his mom that she gave him the first impression rose for a reason, they connected right away. Garrett gets his families’ blessing to get engaged to Becca if he wants. Becca tells Garrett that she feels like everything is falling into place.
Next stop for Becca is Buffalo, NY and a visit with Jason and his family. Jason and Becca head to a chicken wing eating contest at a local bar.
Next, the two go ice skating and for a ride on the Zamboni. The two head over to see Jason’s family and sit down to dinner. Jason and his dad go for a talk, he tells Jason that he sees how happy he is but really doesn’t want him to get hurt. Jason tells him that he is falling for Becca and it’s crazy. Jason’s mom asks Becca if she is ready to get engaged, she says that she is ready and wants her partner and a life together. Jason’s mom then sits down with him and she reveals that she can’t tell if Becca is falling for him. Jason then sits down his brother and his husband, he tells them that he is falling in love with her. The end of the evening has arrived, Becca and Jason leave. Outside, Jason tells Becca that he is in love with her.
Next stop for Becca is Raleigh, Colorado to visit Blake. Becca says that Blake told her in the Bahamas that he is in love with her and the feelings are reciprocated, but she hasn’t told him yet. Blake takes her to his high school to show him the experiences that he went through.
Becca sees his old photos and she feels so young again seeing them. Blake’s mother worked at the school so he knows everyone really well. Blake and Becca sit down for a talk, he has something to tell her, his school was victimized by a school shooting; a complete stranger walked into the school, opened fire, one student lost their lives and changed his outlook on life.
They head into the auditorium and Betty Who is there to put on a performance for them. Betty calls Becca and Blake on stage to dance with her. They head to Blake’s parent’s house. Blake’s mother is worried about him because she had to pick up the pieces the last time he broke up with a woman. Blake tells his mom that he hopes the next time he sees her that he is engaged.
Blake’s father is very worried that if Becca doesn’t pick him then he will be crushed.
Blake’s mom speaks to Becca and asks her what her feelings are. Becca says that she is ready to be engaged again with the right person. After meeting Blake’s family, Becca says that she can see herself in his family forever.
Becca is now in Parker, Colorado to visit Colton’s family. Colton takes her shopping to buy toys and then take them to the children’s hospital. Becca really loves seeing Colton with the children, she knows he is going to be a good dad one day. The two head off to meet the family. Everyone sits to dinner, Colton’s mom says she hasn’t seen him this happy in a long time. Colton is alone with his dad who tells him that he just wants him to be honest.
Colton’s dad goes to speak to Becca and asks her about her breakup, then he tells her that if she truly doesn’t care about him the way he cares about her, he doesn’t want her to pick Colton because it is better to be hurt now rather than later on down the road. Meanwhile, Colton tells his mother that he loves Becca and could see himself engaged to her.
Becca tells Colton’s mom that she is concerned that he hasn’t had a ton of experience in the dating area, The two say goodbye and Becca admits she is falling for him.
Becca meets with her girlfriends and tells them all about the final four men. Tia asks to speak with Becca alone, she tells her that she still has feelings for Colton and makes her sick to her stomach that she got to meet his family. Becca tells her that she wishes she had known that before she went to his home. Becca thanks her for her honesty and asks for time alone. Becca is frustrated and angry, she doesn’t want to lose a friend over a guy.
Time for the Rose Ceremony. Becca tells the men that this is the hardest decision for her to make, but she just has to follow her heart. The first rose goes to Blake, the second to Jason and the last rose goes to Garrett. Colton doesn’t get a rose and has to say goodbye. Becca walks Colton out, they sit and talk. Becca says she feels like a terrible person. Colton says that after spending the day with the children and his family, he knew she was special. Becca tells him that she just wanted to be honest with him. They hug and Colton leaves.