updated 10/13/2010 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 10/14/2010 AT 3:10 PM ET
Now, while the pair are still in love, Fedotowsky no longer feels like she has to hurry down the aisle.
“We’re waiting a little bit,” she told PEOPLE at the MNG by Mango for JCPenney Launch in Manhattan Tuesday. “We really want to make sure we’re doing this right.”
But that pause, she says, has nothing to do with how the couple feel about each other.