Kristy Katzmann is able to discover love and begin a household. HL spoke with the girl on the heart of ‘Labor of Love’ about what she’s searching for in a person, working with Kristin Davis, and extra.

Kristy Katzmann is on a mission to motherhood in Labor of Love. The all-new relationship present premieres Could 21 on FOX. Kristy is a 41-year previous good, profitable, and delightful profession lady who appears to have all of it. Nevertheless, she is able to have a toddler and begin a household, however she hasn’t met the daddy of her kids simply but. That’s the place Labor of Love is available in. The present will match Kristy with 15 attractive, like-minded males who’re prepared for the subsequent chapter.

MeSlop talked EXCLUSIVELY with Kristy about why she determined to do the present and her journey to motherhood to this point. She revealed what she’s searching for in a possible husband and father to her kids. Kristy gushed over host Kristin Davis, who supported her each step of the way in which. Learn our full Q&A beneath.

Why did you wish to do a present like this? 
Kristy Katzmann: In truth, the present actually is my story. So in my thoughts, how may I not say sure? The present got here throughout my plate fairly completely. I had simply turned 40. I had simply gotten out of a relationship. I actually was attempting to navigate relationship, realizing that I nonetheless wished to have a household. I feel within the latest years main as much as that I had actually gotten to the purpose the place I used to be beginning to pursue motherhood by myself, however I nonetheless was actually holding out hope that I may discover the appropriate associate to have that have with. So I feel on this case, timing really is every thing. I actually really feel like this isn’t solely my journey, nevertheless it’s actually the journey of a whole lot of ladies on the market as we speak. I feel that’s actually the massive purpose that I used to be actually prepared to be so open about this and be weak. I actually need ladies to go on the market and make their very own dream come true. I feel that’s what this present is absolutely about on the finish of the day.

Did you will have any reservations opening up about this journey? 
Kristy Katzmann: I might say sure and no to that, I feel. I’m not somebody who’s afraid to take possibilities. I feel this all the time did really feel like my story. I actually imagine in destiny and future and taking part in the playing cards you’ve been handled, and I actually simply knew I used to be going to do it if I bought the prospect. That being mentioned, it’s a actually delicate subject, and I do know, to a sure diploma, will probably be controversial. However I feel, no actually large adjustments occur with out taking just a little bit of warmth. I feel that’s one of many issues that I hope is the end result of this. Moreover my private journey, this present will actually form of rock the established order for girls, and I hope it actually opens up extra alternatives for all ladies, no matter their circumstances.

The present options potential suitors who are hoping to kind a relationship with you and begin a household. What have been you searching for in a person and a possible father to your kids?
Kristy Katzmann: I feel that is such a related query as a result of, for me, these two worlds have merged. It’s relationship and on the forefront of my thoughts is: do I see this man as a future father to my kids? It’s actually fascinating. It has form of modified how I filter issues. For me, I do know I need a hands-on dad, who’s completed, safe, giving, and who is absolutely able to step up and be an equal associate. I feel that’s the main filter that I exploit in making selections.

This isn’t your typical relationship present. What sorts of challenges, particularly for the boys, will this present have as they attempt to show that they’re husband and father materials?
Kristy Katzmann: I don’t assume that males knew what they have been entering into. They knew they have been signing up for one thing that was a lot greater than only a relationship present, however we put these males by the wringer. Day one there’s a gap cocktail reception, and I meet the boys for the primary time. The cellular sperm unit pulls up, they usually all should undergo a sperm evaluation. I feel in that second, I used to be form of dying inside as a result of I assumed half of those guys are simply going to go away. There’s no method they’re going to do that, however all of them did. I feel that’s actually in keeping with what you’ll see with the boys all through this journey. They actually impressed me each week. We put them by these challenges to actually take a look at them for qualities that I used to be searching for, and it was an effective way to get to know them and see who actually could be an ideal match.

I used to be trying on the males and observed that they’re all of their 30s and even some of their 40s. I do know that a whole lot of relationship reveals, particularly The Bachelorette, has gotten warmth for having youthful males for an older lady. Was having nearly all of males round your age one thing that was necessary to you?
Kristy Katzmann: Sure, it was. I feel an important factor for me was that these males have been actually there for the appropriate purpose, that they wished the identical factor that I did. I wanted it to be recognized that this was not nearly relationship and romance. I wished all these issues, however on the finish of the day, it was about one thing a lot greater. It was about beginning a household. So it was truly superb to have the boys form of sorted out for me in that method. I bought to begin this journey realizing that these males have been in that place. I feel it’s going to be inspiring to folks to see that there are a whole lot of superb males on the market of this age which can be searching for the identical in a lady and having bother themselves. I feel there will likely be a whole lot of surprises within the males’s journey all through this complete course of. I feel it’s truly actually constructive and actually uplifting.

The host of the present is Kristin Davis. What was it like happening this journey along with her?
Kristy Katzmann: I imply, it was complete dream come true. Kristin is such a tremendous position mannequin for girls. I actually love her, and I feel she actually is the right BFF on this course of. However it was so humorous. I used to be undoubtedly starstruck as a result of I’m an enormous Intercourse and the Metropolis fan, and Charlotte was all the time my woman. I’m so grateful that I bought to have her by my aspect.

Are you cheerful that you simply went on this journey and took this threat?
Kristy Katzmann: 100%. I really feel so assured with how every thing labored out, and it labored out precisely the way it was meant to. I feel the largest factor for me is I stored my coronary heart and my thoughts open all through the entire course of. I actually went all-in. I didn’t maintain again, so I feel every thing has labored out so significantly better than I ever dreamed doable.

Is there something you’ll inform your former self earlier than you began this journey? 
Kristy Katzmann: I might say that you simply can not maintain again in a course of like this if you happen to actually need an ideal final result. Keep true to your self and actually put your self on the market. It’s good to actually perceive that it’s as much as every one among us to make our goals come true. You need to preserve going, it’s a must to preserve placing your self on the market. Don’t ever let anybody else write your story for you.