The new trailer for the reality show Sister Wives is packed with interesting dramatic events. And fans are bound to see Kody Brown and his wives, Meri Brown, Janelle Brown, Christine Brown, and Robyn Brown, struggle to keep their family together after decades.
The Sister Wives Season 16 finale ended with Christine, who became Kody Brown’s third wife in 1994, considering leaving the marriage. This comes after twenty-five of their union, six children, and years of starring on Sister Wives.
Why Did Christine Decide to Leave The Polygamous Marriage?
Christine has been in a polygamous marriage for over two decades and even has six beautiful children with Kody Brown. Christine took to Instagram in November 2021 to announce her divorce from Kody. The TLC star wrote in the statement:
“After more than 25 years together, Kody and I have grown apart and I have made my decision to leave.”
All this started when Kody opted for a “romance-free” marriage, and Christine kicked him out of her room. Per Today, in the Season 16 finale, which aired in February 2022, Christine shared her plight. The mom-of-six stated that she was “not okay with staying in a marriage where there’s no intimacy. The TV personality shared:
“That’s not a real marriage. I’m not interested in a half marriage or a partial marriage or whatever we have.”
Another footage also showed Christine talking about how “I feel like to Kody, Robyn’s more important.” and how “heartbreaking” being married to Kody felt.
How Did The Other Wives React to Christine’s Decision?
When Sister Wives’ Christine made the revelation about her decision to leave her long-spanning marriage to Kody Brown, the other wives were extremely surprised. While Robyn expressed she was “not ready for Christine to leave,” Meri bemoaned her departure. The reality personality talked about how she considered her as a friend and sister.
Kody shared how frustrated he was about everything and criticized Christine during a family meeting. He accused her of not trying to have a “really good relationship” with “these other people” He added that he was pissed off by it. He later expressed how heartbroken he was and how “the message that we had to the world about functional polygamous seems so dysfunctional now.” The season 16 finale of Sister Wives will be coming out on September 11th, 2022.