As the season premiere airs Wednesday, Nicholson said it was somewhat “nerve-racking” meeting 23 intelligent, funny and attractive women, many with impressive careers to match. “I consider myself very lucky to have such an amazing mix of mature, independent and fun women,” Nicholson said. Finding my equal and having a family one day are important to me so I chose to apply for the television franchise that is solely dedicated to finding love – The Bachelor. “Having a successful career that you’re truly passionate about certainly has its perks; but it does often mean prioritising your professional life over your personal life,” she said. “I thought The Bachelor would be a great way to meet someone outside of the Bondi bubble boys circulating the apps.