Savannah Chrisley and Nick Kerdiles broke up.
The Krisley knows best The star announced in an Instagram post on Tuesday that she and her fiancé “decided to end it”
“You were all wondering … so here it is: Oh, how I wish this smile was on my face and this contagious laughter to fly out of my body right now … but unfortunately it’s not. Nick and we decided to to call it ceases, “Savannah began.
“There is no hatred between the two of us … and frankly … it makes saying goodbye even harder. We have nothing but love, respect and admiration for each other, but it’s time to move forward separately,” she continued.
Savannah, 23, said that while “those three years were some of the best years of my life,” she chose “to trust that God has a far greater purpose for my life.”
“I believe that He will take on these difficulties and make something beautiful out of it,” she concluded. “Now, please be kind with this news that I share.”
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A representative of Savannah did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
The couple, who met via Instagram, started dating in November 2017 and got engaged on December 24, 2018. Almost a year later, in October 2019, the reality star told E! The news that she and Kerdiles are “taking a step back”, although a representative of Savannah confirmed to the PEOPLE that they are still ready to tie the knot.
“They are still very busy, they just take the time to enjoy their relationship,” the spokesman said.
But by June, there was speculation that the two had split up, with Savannah telling PEOPLE that she and Kerdiles, 26, a former professional hockey player, were “great” and continued to “grow every day, and I’m blessed for that!” “
Before the season 8 premiere of Krisley knows best on July 9, PEOPLE caught up with Savannah and Chase Chrisley, who joined the show, which they said will explore a lot of “growth.” In the trailer, Savannah and Kerdiles told Dad Todd Chrisley that their wedding and engagement were out of the question, to which he cheerfully said, “What will God do to make this fashion go to waste?”
Regarding her decision, Kerdiles Savannah told PEOPLE, “Nick and I have been together for two and a half years. We’re just trying to find our place in this world.”
“We work on ourselves to be better for each other. I like to say that our relationship is unique and we somehow go at our own pace,” Savannah said.
While Savannah said she and Kerdiles were still together, she felt they “rushed in too fast” and now “want to make sure we’re both in the right place.” Savannah added, “We work on things every day.”
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At the time, Savannah said she still planned to walk the trail, but was in no hurry to tie the knot.
“I always have this schedule for myself as, well, I want to get married at 22. I want to have children up to 23 or 24 and the moment I plan my whole life, God laughs at me,” she said.
“There is no rush for a wedding. You don’t need a wedding or a marriage to determine a relationship,” Savannah said. “Obviously I want a wedding and when that moment comes, it’s going to be super amazing and exciting. But Nick and I are focusing on being the best for ourselves and for each other.”
On June 17, the episode of Chrisley Confessions podcast, Savannah explained that although they had found a wedding planner and several potential venues, she had decided to postpone the wedding even before the coronavirus pandemic.
“I just knew we had to work on things at a different level,” she said. “We had to dig deeper and it’s hard. It’s 2020 and you know what, it’s good not to follow the instructions and the whole deadline that everyone follows.”
“We both realized that things were moving too fast and we needed to get back to dating,” she said.
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