Anita's quest for love is over

HEADING HOME: Bendigo woman Anita left The Bachelor on Thursday night.

HEADING HOME: Bendigo woman Anita left The Bachelor on Thursday night.

A BENDIGO woman's quest for love on a reality television show has come to an abrupt end. 

Dog groomer Anita was among the last three women as The Bachelor's Blake Garvey handed down his decision in a rose ceremony on Thursday night. 

She did not receive a rose and will not continue on the show. 

Anita thanked Blake as she left the rose ceremony and told him to "have fun". 

She told the show that sometimes it took people "some time" to make a romantic connection - and said she did not have that opportunity with Blake. 

Anita told the Bendigo Advertiser prior to the show's launch last month that she was all about the experience of the show.

"I thought this was an opportunity to meet an amazing guy and have an amazing experience," she said.

"I thought it was time to take time off for myself ... and take the dating thing a bit more seriously."

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