Is The Bachelor the greatest show on television? Of course not. But it’s definitely the most entertaining one. Each week, another contestant loses the love of their life and, perhaps even worse, their shot at an Us Weekly cover story. Those exit tears in the limo are tears of Hollywood desperation.

Unfortunately, millions of women watch The Bachelor alone while their boyfriends and husbands vacate the living room for sports and other inferior prime time options. Ladies, don’t let them leave the room! Keep your man glued to the couch with you for a real one-on-one date. Let Chris Harrison softly guide him to open the white wine and subtly convince him to be a better man. It’s possible!

Here are 7 reasons to tie him down and force your boyfriend to watch The Bachelor with you. Who knows, maybe it will convince him to give you his final rose?