Robyn Brown, Meri Brown and Janelle Brown have been stuffed in on Christine Brown’s resolution to depart Kody Brown and transfer to Utah on the Oct. 2 episode of Sister Wives. Christine had made up her thoughts weeks in the past, however lastly sat down with the opposite wives to share the place she was at. All 5 adults got here collectively to movie the tense dialog.
Meri and Robyn have been extremely caught off guard by Christine’s resolution. In the meantime, Janelle had an inkling that Christine may be leaving, however she nonetheless vocalized her fears for what would occur with their children’ relationships. Christine was planning on taking her and Kody’s youngest daughter, Truely, along with her to Utah, which sparked an enormous debate amongst the group.
“She’ll be wonderful,” Christine assured everybody. “It’s going to be arduous and he or she’ll miss all people and I’ll be taking her from Kody…it’s arduous, don’t get me flawed.” Kody, who had principally been quiet as much as that time, jumped into the dialog on the point out of his daughter. “You gained’t be taking her from me,” he insisted. “We’ll need to get shared custody. It’ll need to be 50/50.”
In a confessional, he added, “I’m not going to take a seat right here and have her do that with out objecting to it and saying that we gotta work one thing out for custody. I don’t know what that appears like. This dialogue hasn’t occurred.” Christine was stunned by Kody’s response, and informed him that she thought they’d already mentioned this privately. “I by no means stated it was okay that you simply have been transferring,” he retorted. “We simply talked about transferring.”
Christine remembered issues in a different way, however Kody stood his floor. “I by no means stated it was okay,” he stated. “I by no means made an enormous deal of it, however I by no means answered that. You by no means requested for those who may transfer. You stated you have been transferring. Okay, I allow you to go, that’s what I stated, I agree. However you by no means informed me the primary time you talked about this that you simply have been going to maneuver. You simply stated, ‘Let me go.’ That doesn’t imply you simply run with Truely and Truely’s out of my life.”
Kody was adamant that he wanted to stay a key determine in his daughter’s life. That set Christine off, as a result of she didn’t really feel he was spending sufficient time with any of their youngsters, even when she lived shut by. “I discover it ironic that now he needs to be concerned in my children’ lives now that I’m leaving,” she admitted. “Now he needs 50/50 time with us. The entire time we lived right here, if he needed 50/50 time, he ought to’ve been round extra. He doesn’t get 50/50. He hasn’t been round sufficient for that.”
The dialog continued in circles earlier than Christine moved on and warranted the opposite wives that they’d work out the way forward for holidays and birthdays as a household. “Me leaving gained’t change the connection my children have with you,” she insisted.
Nonetheless, Robyn and Meri have been shook. “I’m nonetheless in shock somewhat bit,” Robyn admitted. “I’m nonetheless attempting to determine what this implies for the household. The concept that Christine wouldn’t be my sister spouse feels flawed to me. I haven’t seen lots of constructive examples of the aftermath when a spouse leaves a plural household and that’s scary to me.” Meri added, “I don’t know the way lengthy this has been coming, nevertheless it’s actually disappointing to me.”
The prolonged dialog ended with the episode, and there have been clearly nonetheless some damage and confused emotions. Sister Wives airs on Sundays at 10:00 p.m. on TLC.