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Bachelorette Emily Maynard Was "Hell-Bent" On Not Accepting a Proposal

USMagazine, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 9:15am (PDT)

Does Emily Maynard walk away from the Bachelorette finale without a ring on her finger?

Unlike most contestants on the ABC hit, the single mom to Ricki, 6, "entered the [finale] day hell-bent on not accepting anyone's proposal," a show source tells Us Weekly, adding that this season's final episode is nothing short of "a roller coaster."

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Not only was Maynard, 26, struggling to choose between finalists Arie Luyendyk, the 30-year-old race car driver from Scottsdale, and bottled water company CEO Jef Holm, 28, ("She was truly in love with two really good people. It wasn't clear-cut," a source admits), the blonde beauty's troubled history on the show influenced her attitude about the final rose decision in a big way.

Having already suffered through a painful breakup from former Bachelor Brad Womack -- whose proposal she accepted as the finalist during his season -- Maynard was terrified of putting herself, and her daughter, through that kind of heartbreak once more. "She didn't want that to happen again," an insider explains.

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For more on the Bachelorette finale -- including whether or not Emily walks away an engaged woman, and how her daughter affected her final choice -- pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, out now!

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Bachelorette Emily Maynard Was "Hell-Bent" On Not Accepting a Proposal

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