EXCLUSIVE: 'Bachelor' Stars Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray Talk Co-Parenting, Wedding Plans, and Nick Viall

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Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray may have left paradise, but their relationship is here to stay.
ET's Katie Krause caught up with the Bachelor in Paradise stars (who got engaged on the show's season three finale this summer) at 102.7 KIIS-FM's Jingle Ball on Friday, where they couldn't help but gush about taking the next step.
"We're enjoying life, enjoying the kids and having a good time. We love each other. We're having a great time," Murray reported.
"I feel like we've been through a lot in the past couple of months. I mean, kind of merging our families together. He brought his dog with him, he's meeting my kids. So, it's been a lot, but I definitely feel like we've gotten stronger through it," Stanton chimed in. "We're really happy."
While their relationship is now stronger than ever, the couple admits that adjusting from island life to real life wasn't easy, adding that watching the show air was one of the hardest parts.
"I tried to stay away from social media and what everybody says, but I know it's tough because she wasn't used to the criticism and neither was I," Murray said. "The way everything was portrayed, it made [our relationship] seem like it was bad… so we understand people's concerns, but there's no concern for us."
"Hopefully people see how we are in real life, and we're having a great time," he added.
Part of real life for the couple meant moving Murray from Atlanta, Georgia, to the Orange County house Stanton shares with her two young daughters, Kinsley and Charlie, which he says has been great for their relationship.
"It's been a great decision," he explained. "Yeah, I love her little ones more than anything, so we're excited."
With Stanton's two kids and the couple's "hectic" lives, wedding planning has been a little difficult -- the two say they've been "talking about it" and are "hopefully planning a date soon" -- their more immediate plans include gathering both of their families together for the holidays.
"His family and my family are all flying out to Orange County, so we're going to have like, a big family get together, which will be fun," Stanton said, adding that the couple are excited to start new traditions with their family, like Elf on the Shelf and buying a Christmas tree.
"It's going to be a lot of fun. [It's] my family's first time kind of traveling for the holidays to the west coast… they love Amanda and the kids," Murray explained. "The first time they met them was in Kansas City, we brought them up to see one of my brother's games and they fell in love immediately, so they're excited to see them."
As for whether the couple will be tuning in to watch new Bachelor -- and Stanton's ex -- Nick Viall's upcoming season, they say they wish him "nothing but the best."
"We've moved on from everything," Murray said. "We're very happy in our lives, and we wish him nothing but success in his."