A troublesome time. For the final two seasons of Sister Wives, Kody Brown‘s marriage struggles with Meri Brown have been within the highlight — they usually’re lastly coming to a head.
Throughout the Sunday, February 28, episode, the pair reveal that though they’re going to remedy, their relationship is under no circumstances the place it needs to be.
“My relationship with Meri is — at finest — simply distant and amicable,” Kody, 52, says in Us Weekly‘s unique sneak peek. In a flashback to a remedy session two months prior, Meri, 50, tells the physician, “The connection between he and I, it’s gone. It’s lifeless. It’s over.”
Whereas Kody admits that he may “be robust” about all the factor, he’s “not ” in doing that.
“For all my marriage with Meri, I felt like she unloads her feelings right into a burden that I’m supposed to hold,” he explains. “I’m not carrying this burden, as a result of there’s no motive that I ought to. I haven’t put effort into that relationship particularly as a result of I’ve three different relationships which can be rewarding and healthful with youngsters that want me [and] must see me.”
Kody, who shares a complete of 18 youngsters with wives Meri, Christine, Janelle and Robyn Brown, nevertheless, might want to make a transfer to ensure that Meri to make any modifications.
“I’m actually cautious about pushing Kody, as a result of I don’t need him to really feel like I’m being demanding or pushy or something like that,” she shares within the clip. “I really feel like I’ve made it identified to him sufficient the place I would like the connection to go, so far as simply shifting ahead. It’s finest to depart the ball in his courtroom.”
Regardless of being married since 1990, Kody says that it’s clear each are checked out.
“Neither of us see actual worth within the relationship as a result of if Meri and actually needed to be collectively, we might,” he notes.
On Friday, February 26, Kody opened as much as Us about the place he stands with Meri and their rocky relationship by way of the years.
“Meri and I’ve been in a really darkish place for a really very long time. It’s been extra about attempting to get ourselves out of this gap that we dug ourselves into,” he shared. “I hope time heals issues. I hope that some communication heals issues. It’s been a very long time and it’s been very troublesome.”
That mentioned, Kody notes he doesn’t really feel that he has “the fitting” to say the connection is over, since they’re in a plural marriage.
“I’ve dominion over my very own physique and the place I’m at however I’m not in place the place, like, I can say, ‘Hey, I’m divorcing you.’ I can’t try this. Nevertheless, any one in every of them, I really feel like, can,” he defined to Us. “I really feel like they should perceive that — that they’ll depart. If it’s not working for them, they’ll depart. No person’s going to be a prisoner right here. … On its face, plural marriage is a double customary in some senses. There’s different double requirements that we have now within the household that we type of tolerate. And that different double customary is I don’t get to depart, however they’ll.”
Sister Wives airs on TLC Sundays at 10 p.m. ET.
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