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The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have been on the air for many years and show contestants trying to win one person’s heart. Sometimes it all ends with an engagement, and other times it ends with only heartbreak. But the show’s drama is rarely entirely truthful.

This situation isn’t exactly unique. We already looked into the secrets behind Dancing with the Stars and it turns out, the dating show has some secrets of its own. The producers try to have as much control as possible in order to make sure the show is entertaining, but that the relationships are also believable. This leads to some lying and putting the contestants in crazy positions. So what exactly about the show isn’t entirely truthful? Here are 13 lies you’ve been told about The Bachelor.

1. Contestants take more than just compatibility tests

The Bachelor
The Bachelor | ABC

It’s better to be safe than sorry! The biography questions aren’t the only things the contestants have to fill out in order to get on the show. They take STD tests before getting on, which makes sense given all the kissing that happens on the show. They also have to answer a 800-question psyche evaluation, according to ABC News. This is partially done because of how stressful the process can be on contestants.

“It can be a somewhat emotionally taxing, people don’t realize how fast emotions get involved,” explained Dr. Catherine Selden who conducts the evaluations. “We want to make sure that people are going to be OK with coping with the stress involved, and make sure that they are going to be offered the help that they need if it’s the case.”