16 May 2012 4:58 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

On Monday's season premiere of The Bachelorette, Emily Maynard quickly gravitated towards single dad Doug, giving him the prestigious honor of the first impression rose.

The single mom of six-year-old Ricki could relate to the Seattle native having to "leave the biggest part of his heart at home" with his eleven-year-old boy. "I have a daughter and I know what a blessing she is in my life," she beamed to ETonline. "I get a bonus along with Doug."

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While some would find it too complicated to uproot children across the country, Emily doesn't find this technicality to be a turnoff. "I have to have 100% confidence in the relationship that it'll be forever," she said of the prospect of packing her bags. "I would move in a heartbeat. Ricki is happy wherever I'm happy."

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