“I was like, ‘I need to tell him. I want to be with someone who fully accepts me for who I am,’” Brooke, 23, tells WHO.
“I felt pressure to come out – with the girls wanting me to tell Nick, but I wanted to tell him in my own time.”
Brooke’s relationship history includes dating a guy for three years, and then she “seriously” dated a woman.
“It got pretty serious in one relationship,” she says. “We lived together for six months and we were together for a year.”
Although the Wallabies player was understanding, previous boys who dated the brunette were intimidated by her sexual fluidity.
“There’s always been a concern, because I don’t just like guys. I’ve dated insecure guys.”
With her heart now set on Nick, the youth worker was conscious to keep things with him “PG” on screen.
“I was concerned my family were going to watch so there were no intimate moments, except our kisses.”
So, no baby scares in the house?
“Just food babies – from eating too much food,’ she spills. “They’re the only babies.”
Read more on The Bachelor in this week's issue of WHO.