Bachelor in Paradise couple Riley Christian and Maurissa Gunn have sparked speculation they've split and ended their engagement.

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Riley and Maurissa, who fell in love and got engaged on Bachelor in Paradise's seventh season in Summer 2021, weren't shy to post adorable photos of each other and gush about their feelings on Instagram once they took their relationship from Mexico to the real world.

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The couple celebrated Christmas together and uploaded images of them posing in front of the giant Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, but now there is a lull when it comes to displaying PDA -- and Maurissa has gone as far as to delete photos of her fiance!

Maurissa wrote late last year, "All I want for Christmas is you," before deleting the photo with Riley on her Instagram, according to Us Weekly.

And there are more signs pointing to a breakup.

Earlier this month, Maurissa deleted additional photos of Riley.

The only pictures that remain of the couple on Maurissa's Instagram account are from their post-Bachelor in Paradise finale photo shoot with People, which included a close-up photo of Maurissa's engagement ring.

The patient care coordinator also chose to keep a September 22 photo from the set of Bachelor in Paradise, when the bachelorette and Riley were photographed cuddling and smiling.

Maurissa and Riley have also both posted cryptic and inspirational content suggesting they're no longer together.

On Friday, for example, Maurissa posted photos of herself making funny faces and captioned the slideshow, "Don't worry, be happy."

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Maurissa also received chocolate-covered fruit from her friend Martha amid the breakup rumors, Us reported.

Martha wrote on the card, "If you haven't heard this today, I'm proud [of you]. You're an amazing person."

Maurissa reportedly replied on Friday, "Don't know what I would do without you sister."

And on that same day, Maurissa reportedly shared a quote that read, "All that glitters is not gold."

In addition, Maurissa posted a selfie video on her Instagram Story and she was noticeably not wearing her big engagement ring.

For Riley's part, he uploaded a video of himself working out last week with a cryptic caption about getting "knocked down," which may have been a reference to there having been trouble in paradise with his fiancee.

"We ain't come this far just to come this far. Work hard, stay humble, but still let 'em know that you got it. No matter how many times we get knocked down we get back up. Giving it everything we got all 2022," Riley wrote.

Riley also tweeted on Thursday, "Try not be stagnant when facing obstacles that are beyond your control. Just do what you can. That way, when things finally do fall into place, you'll be able to hit the ground running."

While Maurissa's Instagram page fuels split speculation and suggests she's single, Riley apparently chose to keep most -- if not all -- of his pictures with Maurissa on his account.

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On December 31, Riley posted a video montage of special moments from 2021, including many pictures and video clips featuring Maurissa.

"I learned a lot in 2021. At the end of the day, I'm one of the luckiest guys on the planet. Bring on 2022," Riley captioned the video.

On December 28, Riley also shared a photo featuring two pairs of matching boots, one pair larger than the other, allowing fans to assume they had been worn by Maurissa and himself.

Maurissa also commented on the post, "You always wanna dress like me," to which Riley replied, "'Cause you kinda fly."

And before that, the attorney and fitness enthusiast had posted a December 25 photo of the couple sitting on the floor in front of their little Christmas tree.

"Merry Christmas to you and yours!" he had captioned the image.

Back in October 2021, Maurissa told People that she planned to move to New York City to be with Riley and then have a "wedding and then some babies."

When Maurissa accepted a pear-shaped diamond engagement ring from Riley on the beach in Mexico earlier this summer, the pair became the franchise's first-ever Black couple to get engaged.

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Riley and Maurissa fell head over heels in love with each other in Paradise, but Riley was still a little unsure as to whether he was going to pop the question after the pair's overnight Fantasy Suite date.

Riley assured the magazine last year that it "was never a thought" to leave the resort alone but he had to take a moment or two to reflect on the idea of potentially making Maurissa his fiancee.

"[I thought to myself], 'This is everything that you've ever wanted -- having a fiancee and being able to start a family.' I knew where I was already leaning towards," Riley explained at the time.

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"It's just like, 'This is a big decision, take some time to think about it. Okay, you thought about it.' It didn't take that long. 'And now, go propose and get your lady.'"

Maurissa said being honest and vulnerable with Riley and vice versa resulted in their "successful" partnership.

"We were 1000 percent ourselves going into it and there were no questions about anything," Maurissa noted.

And Riley added, "I wanted to come in and just really be my authentic self because I know if you reach the goal and you get engaged, when this is over, this person who they fell in love with, that has to be the same person when you leave the show. Otherwise, it's not going to work."

Prior to appearing on Bachelor in Paradise, Maurissa competed on Season 24 of The Bachelor starring Peter Weber and Riley competed on Clare Crawley and Tayshia Adams' edition of The Bachelorette in 2020.

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About The Author: Elizabeth Kwiatkowski
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Associate Editor of Reality TV World and has been covering the reality TV genre for more than a decade.