The as soon as polygamous, close-knit Brown household has grown aside in latest months, and Meri Brown remains to be coping with the emotional aftermath.
The Sister Wives star grew to become Kody Brown’s third spouse to go away their plural marriage, leaving Kody in a monogamous marriage together with his fourth bride, Robyn Brown.
The household has confronted the repercussions of three divorces inside 14 months, and admittedly, it hasn’t been straightforward for anybody.
Throughout a latest interview with PEOPLE, Kody’s first spouse, Meri, spoke about her disappointment and her want for everybody to seek out happiness once more.
“It’s very disappointing to me. And in addition, I get that we’re all distinctive people and we would like one of the best for ourselves,” Meri shared.
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“And if one of the best for ourselves is just not throughout the similar household construction that we constructed and that we’ve had for thus lengthy, it’s what it’s, and I simply need all people to be proud of the place they’re,” the TLC star added.
Meri Brown on the household falling aside: ‘I didn’t ever see this coming’
Regardless of years of struggles in her personal marriage to Kody and Kody’s damaged marriages to Christine and Janelle, Meri says the household imploding wasn’t one thing she had on her bingo card.
“So no, I didn’t ever see this coming. I actually didn’t. However I actually really simply need all people to be in a peaceable place with themselves,” Meri added.
Christine was the primary of Kody’s wives to make the leap in 2021 and depart their plural marriage, adopted by Janelle in 2022 and Meri later that yr.
After 33 years of marriage and loads of struggles, even Meri was shocked that she and Kody ended their romantic relationship.
“You don’t assume that that’s ever going to occur,” Meri stated of her and Kody’s cut up.
Sister Wives followers have watched Meri cling to hope for years
As Sister Wives followers know, Meri held onto hope for a few years, wishing Kody would ultimately come round and rekindle the spark they misplaced years earlier.
However that wasn’t the case, regardless of Meri “100%” giving it her all and doing “every thing in her energy” to maintain their marriage from ending.
Admittedly, Meri would have replayed the entire what-ifs in her thoughts if she had left Kody sooner, however ultimately, she’s proud of how issues ended.
“[I’m] very at peace with the timing of it and the way it all performed out,” Meri revealed.
Regardless of her and Kody’s religious union ending, Meri says she doesn’t really feel regret.
“All of the experiences that I’ve had has actually solely contributed to who I’m now,” Meri continued, “So, I can’t remorse that in any respect.”
Sister Wives airs on Sundays at 10/9c on TLC.