Robyn Brown has Kody Brown all to herself since Christine, Janelle, and Meri left him, however the Sister Wives star says dwelling alone with him hasn’t been all rainbows and butterflies.
Final season on Sister Wives, viewers watched the start of the tip of the massive, plural household Kody had at all times dreamed of.
Inside a span of 13 months, Kody went from being a husband to 4 wives to being a husband to 1 spouse.
Christine introduced to the household that she was leaving Kody and Flagstaff and transferring again to Utah with their youngest daughter, Truely, throughout Season 17 and, off digital camera in 2021, she and Kody formally introduced their cut up.
Throughout the Season 17 Inform All, Janelle and Kody dropped a bomb once they introduced their separation, after which earlier this 12 months, Meri and Kody issued a press release informing Sister Wives followers of their cut up.
Not solely was it Kody’s dream to develop previous with 4 wives, however Robyn has at all times envisioned having sister wives by her aspect in her golden years too.
Kody lived a polygamous way of life for 33 years, however now that he’s down to 1 spouse, Robyn, they’re getting a style of monogamy.
And based on Robyn, it’s been a rocky street as her husband, Kody, navigates his new regular as a person with just one spouse.
The 44-year-old mother of 5 not too long ago spoke with PEOPLE forward of Sister Wives’ 18th season and dished on her struggling marriage to Kody.
Robyn admits that it’s been ‘hell’ being married to Kody whereas he offers along with his divorces from Christine, Janelle, and Meri
Throughout her interview, Robyn revealed, “No one should be married while they’re going through a divorce.”
The truth is, Robyn added, “It’s been hell,” noting that Kody has “tried to self-sabotage and sabotage us. I’ve had to work hard not to let him.”
“I feel like we failed,” the TLC star stated of her, Kody, Christine, Janelle, and Meri’s once-plural marriage. “The commitment we made — we were all in this together. We screwed it up.”
Whereas Robyn offers with Kody sorting by way of his losses, she has since enrolled herself in remedy. And though issues didn’t final between Kody and Christine, Janelle, or Meri, Robyn continues to be dedicated to the daddy of 18.
Robyn informed PEOPLE, “I never thought I wanted to leave. I know how much I love Kody. He’s doing his best.”
Robyn turned Kody’s solely authorized spouse in 2014, that means his marriages to Meri, Janelle, and Christine had been strictly religious
Robyn entered the Brown household in 2010, changing into Kody’s fourth spouse. When she met Kody, Robyn was a divorced single mother with three children of her personal: Dayton, Aurora, and Breanna.
After they spiritually wed in 2010, Kody and Robyn welcomed two organic kids, Solomon and Ariella. 4 years later, Robyn turned Kody’s sole authorized spouse after Meri legally divorced him in order that he might undertake Robyn’s three eldest kids in 2014.
Since Meri, Janelle, and Christine weren’t legally married to Kody on the time of their splits, there have been no authorized divorces concerned. And because the household is not affiliated with their former non secular religion, there was no want for his or her church’s leaders to grant them a divorce.
As Christine defined throughout an episode of Sister Wives, whereas nonetheless a member of their church, she would have needed to ask church leaders for permission to be granted a divorce.
Paperwork should be crammed out earlier than the divorce will be accredited, proving that the wedding is damaged. Nevertheless, a religious marriage means a religious divorce, so Kody’s ex-wives are all legally permitted to remarry if and once they select — and, as we all know, Christine has already began the method.
Kody acknowledges his abiding bond along with his ex-wives
For his half, Kody acknowledged that he and his ex-wives have a eternally bond due to the 13 kids they share between them.
“It’s been painful, a lot of finger-pointing and blame,” Kody informed PEOPLE. “But you have to hope we still have a friendship in the future. Because we’re bound forever through our kids.”
Season 18 of Sister Wives premieres on Sunday, August 20, at 10/9c on TLC and Discovery+.