Sean is narrowing his search for the love of his life.  After meeting the families of all four women on Monday's episode of "The Bachelor," he came to the rose ceremony unsure about who he was sending home. 

It came down to a tough choice between Catherine and Desiree, but ultimately Sean decided to send Desiree home.  

Sean started the episode with a trip to Houston, Texas to meet AshLee's parents.  After a heart-to-heart talk with AshLee's mother, Sean asked her father for AshLee's hand in marriage.  Her father gave his okay, but told Sean that he hoped his daughter wouldn't get her heart broken. 

Sean then went to Catherine's hometown of Seattle.  The pair visited the famous Pike Place Market, where Sean tried his hand at catching fish at Pikes Places Fish Market.  Then Sean headed over to Catherine's house to meet her grandmother, mother and two sisters.  After eating some traditional Filipino food, Sean had a conversation about Catherine with her mother.  The talk didn't go as he expected because he did not get her permission to marry Catherine.  

Things heated up when Sean went to visit Lindsay's family on an army base in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  Meeting Lindsay's father, who's a two-star general, made Sean nervous, but Lindsay assured him that he had nothing to worry about.  It turns out Lindsay was right, her father had no problem giving Sean his blessing to ask for her hand in marriage. 

For his last meeting Sean jetted over to Los Angeles to meet Desiree's family.  Things took an ugly turn when Desiree's brother wanted to have a private chat with Sean.  He expressed his fear that Sean didn't feel the same love for Des that she feels for him.  He even went as far as to call Sean a "playboy."  Sean assured him that he was serious about his relationship with Desiree, but in the end her brother's attitude convinced Sean that Desiree was not the woman for him. 

"The Bachelor" continues tonight at 9:00 p.m. Eastern on ABC with Sean discussing all the women he has sent home so far.  

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