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Sister Wives Recap 2/18/18: Season 9 Episode 6 “Meeting Mariah’s Girlfriend”

Mariah’s relationship with her mother Meri has been complicated for a while now on tonight’s all-new episode of "Sister Wives". The two used to be close and then that whole catfishing thing happened. Meri went looking for fulfillment outside of her family/marital life and that had hurt Mariah. She thought her mother had betrayed the family as well as everything she believed in and so she hadn’t been too quick to trust her mother as she perhaps would have if that incident hadn’t occurred. However, Meri kept trying to fight for their relationship and she had been given a second chance when Mariah informed her parents that she was gay. The young woman had wanted to tell her parents and be accepted for who she truly was, but was instead disappointed when her own mother had needed some time to process the news. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 2/11/18: Season 9 Episode 5 “PolygaMexicamist Wedding”

Mykelti and Toni were finally married on tonight’s all-new episode of "Sister Wives" however there was naturally a bit of chaos on the big day. The day began with some of the family heading over to the Country Club early in morning to get everything set up. Mykelti had been very clear about what she wanted at the wedding and had fortunately limited the amount group that would help her to just the people she knew she could order around. Therefore, Mykelti didn’t ask her dad and she didn’t ask Toni. Toni was a pretty chill person and so he wouldn’t have been the person to understand why Mykelti was freaking out because he didn’t believe there was a reason to freak out. He had been asked if he was nervous and said of course not because he was marrying Mykelti. And it was the way he said it that made everyone feel comfortable about Toni and Mykelti getting married. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/21/18: Season 9 Episode 3 “I Will Survive”

Madison and Caleb came to town to announce they were pregnant on tonight’s all-new episode on "Sister Wives". They had told everyone that they were coming into town because Madison was celebrating turning twenty-one and so most of them were able to make it. However, there were some that hadn’t been there when the happy couple announced their news. Meri was unfortunately out of town and had plans to be out of town from before she knew that Madison was coming for her birthday. So Meri missed the moment when the couple announced, but they immediately called her afterward to tell her she was going to be a grandma and so she was still part of that moment. But Meri has started to become a little more independent. She was working and even buying a house outside of the family dynamic. So everyone wanted to be supportive of it and of her finding her way again though they didn’t want Meri to be too independent of the family. They worried that if she did that it would be hard for her to come back from because they have seen incidents like that. They know families were one wife doesn’t have kids or they’re out of the house and that sometimes leads to the wife moving further and further away from everyone else. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/14/18: Season 9 Episode 2 “Groomzilla”

The show opens with Christine and Mykelti getting ready to go look at wedding dresses. Christine doesn’t agree that Tony will be joining them. The other sister wives and Mykelti’s best friend Anna will join them as well. Everyone is set loose in the store to find a dress. The owner of the store hopes there won’t be too many opinions that confuse the bride. Everyone loves the first dress’s shape but it is too sparkly. Christine asks Tony if he has found the piñatas for the wedding yet. He has not. He plans to have life-sized piñatas of himself and Mykelti. He will break the one of her open and she will break his open. The moms don’t like the idea but Tony says it is part of his heritage. Tony and the mom’s debate about his plan to smash cake into Mykelti’s face during the reception. Mykelti’s comes out of the dressing room in her favorite dress so far but everyone hates it. The whole group feels bad about their negative comments when they realize she loves it. It turns out she didn’t love it but she was hoping to keep everyone quiet until she has a chance to decide for herself. Tony tells the moms he wants Mykelti to wear her hair down but the moms want it up. There is a lot of fun in the banter. Mykelti finds her perfect dress and Christine breaks down in tears. All of the moms share what they love about Tony. Robyn loves his heart and they all know he will be a wonderful husband for Mykelti. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/29/17: Season 8 Episode 13 “Tell All: Part 2”

Meri and Kody’s marriage has had a tough few years. They had first fallen in love with each other when they were quite young and they had thought that everything was going to be easy with both their marriage and their family. But reality set in and there were difficulties along the way. Such as the fact that Meri sometimes needed her space to come terms with where they were in the relationship and when she wanted to talk she would often learn that Kody would then need space however, NBC Correspondent Andrea Canning had wanted to see if there was any chance for their relationship on tonight’s episode. So she asked Meri about the last episode. The last episode showed a frank discussion between Kody and Meri yet what stood out had been some of the things that Kody had said. Kody had told Meri that there had been months when she didn’t want to see him or even from him. So he added that he eventually got the picture when he realized that nothing he was doing was helping. However, Meri said tonight that she had needed space because she thought that they needed a cool-down period. She said that she had said or done things before that hurt them and that the same went for Kody so that’s why she thought they recently needed some time before they came together to discuss where they were at. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/22/17: Season 7 Episode 8 “Tell All: Part 1”

The Browns faced some painful truths on tonight’s "Tell-All". It had been a few months since they shot the last episode and so the cast has had plenty of time to reflect on their actions as well as that of others’. But tonight’s host, NBC News Correspondent, Andrea Canning had wanted to start things off gently. She had first brought up Madison’s wedding and that family got to see the footage from the event. So there were smiles and laughter though it turns out no one had been surprised that Kody had cried during the ceremony or that he forgot something important. They had all just thought it was nerves and Kody did own up to that. Though Madison hadn’t mind that her father forgot the exchanging of the rings. She knew that she could do that later and so there hadn’t been a single thing that had ruined the wedding however, Andrea had did ask about the cultural differences. She like everyone else had heard Kody and the sister wives discuss the difference between a polygamous marriage and a monogamous one this past season. So Andrea asked what was exactly different. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/15/17: Season 8 Episode 11 “The Newlyweds vs. The Browns”

Everyone was hanging out at Christine’s house and truly enjoying their dinner when Christine had this idea. She thought that it would be funny if they all played the Brown Family version of the Newlywed Game. Christine had noticed that they were enough younger couples in the family to make the game interesting so she proposed that they play as a way to make sure that everyone was tested on how well they knew their spouses and so everyone else in the group had sort of reluctantly agreed to Christine’s idea. No one had been excited to play it and the younger couples after all hadn’t wanted to get in trouble with their spouses however, they knew there was no way of it getting out. But they did demand that the older ones also play. The kids had thought it was only fair that Kody and his four wives played because they thought it would impossible for him to remember all of the answers. However, the first questions had been pretty easy. Aspyn and Mariah had made up the questions and the first they asked had been when was your first kiss? So everyone had pretty much gotten that question yet Janelle had been the lone person out. Janelle apparently didn’t remember her first kiss with Kody and so she totally forgot whether or not they had kissed inside or outside until Kody reminded her that they had kissed by a car. And so Janelle didn’t remember that little detail until Kody answered his question and everyone had gotten a chance to laugh about that. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/8/17: Season 8 Episode 10 “A Shocking Revelation”

Mariah had dropped a bombshell on everyone. They had all thought that she wanted to tell them that she was dating someone serious or even considering marriage however no one had expected that Mariah would tell them that she was gay. But she hadn’t been joking and more than anything she had wanted her family to accept the fact she was gay. So that’s what she received. The family had gathered around Mariah in support and she had been listened to as she explained how hard it had been to come forward with her own truth. And so some members of the family did see where Mariah was coming from. Robyn had said that it had been hard for her and for everyone in the family coming forward as a plural family. So Robyn knew that Mariah owning her truth was more important than what they may have been taught in church or even doctrine and she as well Janelle just accepted their daughter immediately yet Meri and Kody on the other hand had needed to time to process Mariah’s news. Kody had admitted to himself that he was facing one of his hypocrisies when Mariah told him she was gay. However, Kody what had helped Kody to terms with everything had been the fact that he had once thought of the possibility. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 1/1/17: Season 8 Episode 9 “Another Catfishing”

The catfish scandal wasn’t quite over for Meri. Meri was still trying to live with what happened to her and she had needed closure. But Kody on the other hand, wanted to bury what happened because he believed that they shouldn’t give this catfish person anymore of their attention and he thought that ignoring it would help them all to move on however Meri didn’t think that way. So Meri had to almost ride roughshod over what Kody wanted in order to do something for herself and so she didn’t tell Kody what she was planning on doing until after she booked her flight to Atlanta which was where she was going to meet Cheryl. Cheryl had apparently been another woman that had been targeted by the same person and Meri felt that meeting Chery would be good for her. So she told Kody about it as after she booked her ticket to Atlanta and that sorta forced him into accepting her decision though Robyn at least had understood why Meri had to go to Atlanta. Robyn had talked it over with Meri and they she saw how much Meri needed to reach out to someone that knew what she was going through. However, Kody hadn’t felt comfortable about it and he hadn’t said anything to Meri because he wasn’t sure how her trip would go. READ MORE...

Sister Wives Recap 12/18/16: Season 8 Episode 7 “Maddie Gets Married”

The wedding was finally happening however, the last seventy-two hours before the "I Dos" had been hectic for pretty much everyone involved. The bride who was one of Kody’s older daughters, Maddison, had had this idea for her wedding and she wanted to see her vision come to life. But to actual take charge by directing people and making sure her bohemian theme was carried out had been stressful for her. Maddie hadn’t been able to eat a single thing in the countdown and she was still losing weight. So she was trying to drink juice to sustain herself when her father came out of nowhere with some of his reservations. Kody liked the groom and he had known the groom’s family for years. However, he was nervous about officiating the wedding. Kody was smart enough to realize that the job might be difficult seeing as he had never done it before and so he did he freak out. He knew that the job was supposed to originally go to Caleb’s father Mike and that he had only gotten it because Mike had recently lost his wife and wasn’t in the right frame of mind to officiate the wedding yet there was a part of Kody that wanted to pass the job onto someone more qualified. So he had freaked out and he had taken his concerns to his daughter. READ MORE...