‘Sister Wives’: Fans Speculate About Why Meri Brown Goes Ring-Free On Instagram

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kody Brown and his four wives

Polygamist dad Kody Brown and his first spouse, Meri Brown, have struggled for years of their marriage on TLC’s Sister Wives.

Meri and Kody legally divorced again in 2014, so Kody might legally marry his fourth spouse, Robyn Brown. Although the authorized divorce allegedly solely happened in order that Kody might undertake Robyn’s three youngsters from her earlier marriage, it appeared to create a serious rift between Kody and his first spouse.

When Meri had an emotional affair with an internet catfish the next 12 months, it appeared to additional cement the issues between the polygamist couple.

Recently, Meri has taken to Instagram to share inspiring quotes amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sister Wives followers seen that Kody’s first spouse wasn’t sporting a marriage ring within the pictures—sparking hypothesis that she could be selecting to go her personal approach.

Kody Brown and his four wives
Kody Brown and his 4 wives | Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

Kody’s first spouse lately shared a quote about going through her fears on social media

Meri usually shares
inspirational quotes about sturdy ladies, independence, and progress, particularly
for her prospects by her profitable LuLaRoe business. In many circumstances, the
quotes’ themes have led Sister Wives followers to surprise precisely what’s going
on between Meri and her husband.

In current months, Sister Wives viewers have additionally concluded that Kody is probably going quarantined along with his fourth spouse, Robyn (who can also be broadly believed to be his favourite). Meri’s current estrangement from Kody, together with the pressured separation of the COVID-19 disaster, has sparked hypothesis that she could be prepared to maneuver on from the Brown household.

Meri lately took to Instagram to share a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt about going through your fears. Under an image of herself in LuLaRoe clothes, Meri wrote, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. Do the thing you think you cannot do.”

Immediately, Sister Wives followers praised Meri for her power as a businesswoman and mother (to her grownup daughter, Mariah Brown). “Meri, I love you like a sister. We could have some great conversations, me sipping wine and you sipping lemonade,” one fan wrote. “Stay STRONG.”

Another viewer commented,
“You look fabulous Meri! Didn’t see sufficient of you on this previous season. I hope
you’re effectively!”

The Sister Wives star joked good-naturedly that there was lots that followers didn’t learn about her. “Well, ya know, those 17 hours of my life you see out of a year, they’re selective about what they show lol!” she wrote in response to the fan.

Some followers identified that Meri wasn’t sporting a hoop

Several Sister Wives
followers additionally seen that Meri wasn’t sporting a marriage ring in her Instagram post,
regardless of having lately celebrated her 30th wedding ceremony anniversary with
Kody. (Neither of them acknowledged the anniversary on social media.)

Some thought it should simply
be a coincidence. Others thought there could be a connection between Meri’s
ring-free hand and the caption about going through her fears.

Meri famous on the latest season of Sister Wives that followers often surprise why she doesn’t go away Kody, given his apparent makes an attempt to distance himself from her. This post was no exception, with many viewers encouraging her to depart the Brown household and enterprise out on her personal.

“I seen she doesn’t
have a hoop on,” one fan wrote.

“No wedding ring?” one other
viewer puzzled.

“What would be the point?”
one Instagram consumer commented in response. “Kody has made it very clear how he
feels about Meri and his choice for Robyn.”

“I’ll be glad when she
leaves him for good!!” one other fan agreed.

One Sister Wives fan
was much more open about their hope that Meri would divorce Kody spiritually,
as a substitute of simply legally. “No more wedding ring?” they wrote. “I hope you broke
free from that abuse! You deserve unconditional 24/7 love and respect!”

While Meri’s alternative not
to put on a hoop could be vital, it doesn’t essentially imply something about
her marriage. Not all spouses put on wedding ceremony rings, a minimum of not on a regular basis. It
might simply be a person alternative.

Still, in Christine Brown’s Instagram posts, she often wears a hoop—which could sign that Meri doesn’t really feel the identical approach about her dedication to Kody.

Many followers puzzled why Meri was nonetheless concerned with the Brown household

The opinion that Meri ought to take into consideration going her personal approach and leaving the Browns—and particularly Kody—behind appears to be a near-universal one amongst her followers. Sister Wives viewers rallied round Meri below the post, encouraging her to carry her head up excessive and discover a new man.

“Looking very effectively Meri,
you might be my favourite sister spouse,” one supporter commenter. “So onerous to look at
the way in which Kody treats you.” Another agreed, writing, “I believe Kody has stated
hurtful issues to you and about you [because] you might be outspoken and he doesn’t
appear to love [anybody] questioning his authority. So preserve standing your floor.”

Others have been much more
specific about their suggestion that Meri divorce Kody, as soon as and for all. “Would
like to see her go away on an episode,” one Sister Wives fan commented. “Meri
strikes on.”

Still different followers instructed
that Meri begin courting and start the remainder of her life with a accomplice who wished
her—and solely her. “I hope you discover your soulmate and cease ready for a person who
doesn’t love you,” one Instagram consumer wrote. “You need to be pleased, so go. Find
you an actual good man.”

Another agreed, writing
poignantly: “You are such a powerful lady. You have a life forward of you that you just
deserve. Minus Kody (sorry) however you have to be with somebody who loves and
respects you.”

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