Mindy wanted nothing more than to be a wife and have a loving marriage, but Married at First Sight is turning out to be a disappointment for the figure skater considering her husband is showing little to no investment in their marriage.
During Wednesday night's episode of Married at First Sight: Unfiltered, Mindy watched back a clip of Zach telling the other Season 10 grooms he was "searching for an attraction" to Mindy during their honeymoon in Panama, which was supposedly brand new territory for him in a relationship.
"What's it like hearing Zach say he's never been in a position where he's had to search for attraction?" Unfiltered host Jamie Otis asked Mindy.
"Umm, wow. I mean, I'd love to be able to say to my husband thinks I'm the prettiest woman in the world, which is how it should be," Mindy admitted. "But that's Zach's opinion!"
Mindy had no intention of letting Zach bring her down or make her feel less than deserving of a man's time, attention and affection.
"I know that there are tons of guys out there who would feel really lucky to be with me," Mindy acknowledged.
"I feel happy with myself when I look in the mirror. I'm not putting all of my self-worth into what he says. That just -- that doesn't help anyone out."
Mindy, however, seemed very attracted to Zach when they first met on their wedding day.
When Mindy ran into fellow Season 10 Married at First Sight bride Jessica Studer in the bathroom during their wedding receptions, Mindy gushed about how her personal trainer husband was pretty much "perfect" and looked like "a Ken doll."
"I'm like, 'What, is this real life?!'" Mindy gushed in a clip that aired on Unfiltered.
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"I mean, he is handsome!" Jamie pointed out.
"True! Okay, so I found Zach very attractive at first. [But] I don't know if you would say I was attracted to him," Mindy admitted.
"Because it takes me a while to become attracted to somebody as far as wanting to be with them on a physical, emotional, intellectual level."
Mindy therefore confessed, "I saw great potential for that right off the bat, and unfortunately, I have to say at this point, I feel a little less potential."
Jamie asked for clarification on Mindy's response and whether she felt less attracted to Zach as time went on.
"I'd say even more so on like an emotional level," Mindy shared. "This person hasn't taken the time to, like, take care of me, you know? I'm his wife and he hasn't been giving any kind of husband vibes."
"So yeah, I'm a little less attracted to him because of that," she added.
Despite a few moments of fun and adventure, Mindy and Zach were distant on their honeymoon and Mindy quickly grew tired of Zach being a glib talker.
Zach allegedly mentioned his lack of attraction to Mindy several times during the trip, and it ended with Mindy feeling lonely and rejected. She told the cameras Zach wouldn't even hold her hand or carry her bags for her.
"I'm still holding onto hope at this point," Mindy said on Unfiltered.
"I'm a little disappointed where things are at right now, but Zach has never been in this situation before and neither have I of course, but it's possible that it's just taking him a little bit more time to settle with this new reality."
Jamie said she believed all hope was not lost, in her opinion.
Mindy and Zach's relationship issues lingered once they returned to the Washington, D.C. area.
As shown in the latest episode of Married at First Sight's tenth season, Zach refused to move into a "neutral" apartment with Mindy the show had provided for them as a couple, so Mindy moved into the place by herself.
"I'm following through on my commitments. I'm hoping Zach will eventually decide to move in and really make this work, but only time will tell," Mindy told the cameras.
After Mindy moved into the new apartment, she said Zach hadn't been in much contact with her and she felt like she was the only person in the marriage. One of Mindy's friends even told her that Zach was "full of sh-t" and she deserved better.
Zach claimed he was doing what felt right and comfortable to him and his goal was to allow his relationship to proceed naturally rather than forcing it by moving in with his stranger wife.
"I don't want to try to just put on a show," Zach said, explaining that he didn't want to go against what he believes in for the sake of the Married at First Sight process.
Zach said he and Mindy were a great match on paper but he just felt like there was something missing and he genuinely didn't know what to do. Zach was hoping that by being apart from Mindy, he'd miss her and want to reach out and spend time with her.
But Married at First Sight expert Pastor Calvin Roberson told the cameras, "Zach needs to man up and at least move in, get to know [Mindy], find out who she is, and see whether or not this woman can enhance your life."