‘Married at First Sight’: Why Did This Season 10 Groom Call His Bride ‘High Maintenance?’

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Married at First Sight’: Why Did This Season 10 Groom Call His Bride ‘High Maintenance?’

While some {couples} on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight
get by way of their honeymoons with no hitch, others hit rocky patches virtually
instantly. The latter was positively the case for Meka
Jones and Michael Watson
of Married
at First Sight Season 10
, who
didn’t even sleep in the identical room till the final evening of their luxurious honeymoon
in Panama

Right away, MAFS viewers observed that the D.C. couple
won’t be the very best match. Meka accused Michael of displaying completely different
habits on-camera than when the couple wasn’t filming. Meanwhile, many followers
thought Meka appeared chilly and closed off to her new husband, possibly due to
her misplaced belief.

On the Feb. 5 episode, Meka and Michael tried to reconcile and construct a connection after an enormous preliminary struggle brought about a days-long rift. But from the appears of it, even their plans for transferring in collectively appeared like they may go awry.

'The Ring' painting by Roy Lichtenstein
‘The Ring’ (Engagement), 1962, Roy Lichtenstein | Mary Turner/Getty Images for Sotheby’s

Meka and Michael spent most of their honeymoon aside

After Michael allegedly gave Meka an off-camera “ultimatum”
for sex
by the tip of the honeymoon, Meka claimed she didn’t know Michael’s
true motives
for showing on the present. While the opposite {couples} navigated
their first days of marriage collectively, Meka and Michael slept in fully completely different
lodge rooms.

“This is not how either of us pictured our honeymoon,” Meka advised
Lifetime producers. “We wished to make use of this to
strengthen our bond.”

“Should I try harder to be friends?” she puzzled.

On the recommendation of the three MAFS consultants, Meka and Michael
determined to spend the day collectively alone and work on constructing a friendship with out
the stress of something extra simply but.

After a day of sightseeing and procuring collectively, the couple did appear to be somewhat extra on the identical web page, though issues had been removed from good in the meanwhile.

The ‘MAFS’ bride lastly laid down the bottom guidelines for dwelling collectively

After Meka and Michael agreed to attempt to reconcile, they headed out for night cocktails and discussed transferring in collectively after their honeymoon got here to an finish.

That’s when the Married at First Sight bride advised Michael about her guidelines for “house etiquette.”

“Clean up after yourself. Just be a decent human being,” she started, including: “Most of the bed belongs to me. You can have your little corner.”

Meka additionally advised her new husband that she wished his full consideration as typically as doable. “It is very frustrating to me when someone’s always on their phone,” she defined.

And the largest rule? Not interrupting her sleep. “If you wake up earlier than me, please, whatever you do, do not wake me up,” she stated. Meka added jokingly, “It’s easy to get dressed in the dark.”

Michael thought Meka’s guidelines had been a bit a lot

Michael appeared to take Meka’s guidelines in stride, though he admitted they had been a bit a lot. “It’s funny. Meka was so quiet,” the MAFS groom advised producers. “And now I’m realizing Meka may be a little high maintenance.”

Still, he added that he would take what he may get after their first few days in separate rooms. “But I’m just happy we’re talking about our future together,” he stated.

Rules apart, Michael advised Meka he did really feel a connection to her. “There’s something about you that makes me feel like you’re my person,” he confided in her. “You’re my girl. You’re my wife.”

The Married at First Sight couple spent their first evening collectively on the final evening of their honeymoon. Meka requested Michael to sleep in a bathrobe with a pillow fort between them, however hey, child steps.

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