'The Bachelor' contestants find love on the show, but with each other

The Bachelor's premise is tried and tested. Women compete for one man and at the end two people live happily ever after.

But two contestants from the 2016 Australian iteration of the show have looked beyond the rose ceremonies, and found a deep love with each other.

For several months, former contestants Megan Marx and Tiffany James have been posting adorable Instagram platitudes, with captions like "my favourite person," and "there are many things that I love but this is one."

Now, Marx's most recent Instagram honours a love between the pair that went from originally being about a profound friendship to "something bolder." 

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