The mother of one was previously engaged to during eighth season of the ABC show, which ended with a proposal from Jef Holm, although the couple later pulled the plug on their engagement, calling their breakup a "heartbreaking decision.""She's also had two public, broken engagements so she's definitely going to hold off on getting engaged again until they are very, very sure and very close to marriage," the source explains.Maynard, who currently resides with her daughter in Charlotte, North Carolina, most recently launched a new jewelry collection and is enjoying time out of the spotlight with her adorable 8-year-old and her hunky beau.beauty met in church, are "very serious.""He's met her daughter, Ricki, and they're already like a little family unit," the source says."They take each other to weddings and other functions and will definitely be spending the holidays together." So will the lovebirds be saying "I Do" anytime soon? The insider explains that Maynard's personal life has been plagued with drama after the reality star has gone public with relationships too quickly in the past, so she wants to keep this romance private for as long as possible. Again." Maynard said that she realized that she'd given birth to Jennings "like, two seconds ago," and added, "I guess I should’ve read that part in the baby handbook that says you’re super fertile after giving birth, huh?
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(Maynard, for her part, realized she didn't want Luyendyk's past getting in the way of their potential future together.) And despite the brief blowup, Maynard gave Luyendyk a rose — meaning she'll be traveling to his hometown to meet his parents next Monday.
Contestants Jef Holm, Chris Bukowski and Sean Lowe also received roses — Doug Clerget and John Wolfner were both sent packing.
Ricki Hendrick, her daughter with the late NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick, is 10.
She and Johnson, a business consultant who did not participate in the popular matchmaking shows, got married in June with a surprise ceremony in South Carolina disguised as an engagement party. Maynard got engaged to Brad Womack at the end of her season of "The Bachelor," then to Jef Holm on "The Bachelorette" that followed. Maynard and Johnson, who'd met before she did "The Bachelorette," didn't start dating until she and Holm had split up.