They can't all be Trista and Ryan.

The Bachelor and The Bachelorette franchise's track record for successful and lasting romances, as we all know, is less than perfect. The Bachelor is currently 3-for-21, while The Bachelorette is batting a respectable 5-for-12.  But sometimes, the break-up can be even more entertaining to watch unfold than the love story. 

The most recent couple to call it quits? Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell, who ended season 20 of The Bachelor engaged and even landed their own spinoff show before announcing their split after less than two years together. Both Ben and Lauren have recently opened up about why their relationship couldn't stand the test of time, and they aren't the first couple to do so. 

Since The Bachelor first premiered in 2002, most of the franchise's couples continued to share the details of their relationships with Bachelor Nation and the media...including giving interviews after their break-ups. 

While many pairs remained cordial and friendly, including Ben and Lauren,  others decided to take the opposite of the high road, including The Bachelor's Matt Grant and Shayne Lamas, and Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi, who infamously decided to sit down with Chris Harrison for a televised argument interview about why they broke up. 

Plus, there have been more than a few books, like Andi Dorfman and Courtney Robertson's tell-alls, that gave fans intimate insight into their relationships, much to their respective exes' chagrin. 

So let's take a stroll down memory lane and look back on all of the franchise's splits over the years, and the reasons each person gave for their failed relationship: 

LESLEY MURPHY, DEAN UNGLERT

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Bachelor Winter Games, Clare Crawley, Benoit Beausejour-Savard

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Ashley Iaconetti, Kevin Wendt, The Bachelor Winter Games

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Nick Viall, Vanessa Grimaldi

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Ben Higgins, Lauren Bushnell

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Chris Soules, Whitney Bischoff, Bachelor

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Juan Pablo Galavis, Nikki Ferrell

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Jake Pavelka, Vienna Girardi, The Bachelor

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THE BACHELOR, BEN FLAJNIK, COURTNEY ROBERTSON

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Brad Womack, Emily Maynard, The Bachelor

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Jason Mesnick, Melissa Rycroft, The Bachelor

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Shayne Lamas, Matt Grant,The Bachelor

ABC/ADAM LARKEY

Andy Baldwin, Tessa Horst

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Lorenzo Borghese, Jennifer, The Bachelor

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Travis Stork, Sarah Stone, Bachelor

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Charlie O'Connell, Sarah Brice, The Bachelor

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Byron Velvick, Mary Delgado, Bachelor

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Jesse Palmer, Jessica Bowlin, Bachelor

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Bob Guiney, Estella Gardinier, Bachelor

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Andrew Firestone, Jen Scheff, Bachelor

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Aaron Buerge, The Bachelor

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Alex Michel, Amanda Marsh, The Bachelor

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Josh Murray, Andi Dorfman

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The Bachelorette, EMILY MAYNARD, JEF HOLM

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 Ali Fedotowsky, Roberto Martinez

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The Bachlorette, Ed Swiderski, Jillian Harris

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DeAnna Pappas, Jesse Csincsak

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Bachelorette,  Meredith Phillips, Ian McKee

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Which split surprised you the most? Sound off in the comments!

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