The Brown Household is split over Christine Brown’s departure from their homebase in Arizona.
In PEOPLE’s queer glance at Sunday’s Sister Wives, Christine hosts a farewell gathering at her Arizona home sooner than warding off to Utah. But the occasion proves pretty unceremonious.
The temper of all and sundry in attendance is terribly heart-broken and solemn, but Brown family patriarch Kody is unsurprisingly essentially the most disgruntled at the “awkward” nervousness as he continues to feel abandoned by Christine, 50, after she chose to filled with their 26-year non secular marriage and relocate to Utah.
“There may be this form of strike to all my feelings and the full work that I’ve done for our family to approach here to style of occupy this family gathering and divulge goodbye that is manner off path for me. Device off the charts,” Kody, 53, says in a confessional. “Or no longer it is no longer even shimmering. It feels so demeaning.”
Though Kody and Christine’s daughter Mykelti (Brown) Padron “desires to confirm that the family is clean a family” irrespective of her mother’s exit, Kody begs to fluctuate.
“I am in style of this uncommon say the put I am luxuriate in thinking I kind no longer are attempting to glance Christine ever every other time,” he continues. “I kind no longer are attempting to recall to mind her. I kind no longer are attempting to drive past this dwelling ever every other time and mourn this.”
He continues, “I kind no longer are attempting to sit down down and be in this say every other time. I kind no longer are attempting to address this at all.”
Christine Brown and Kody Brown.
Varied Brown family members weigh in on the impact of Christine’s departure.
“Or no longer it is awkward outdoors. Or no longer it is uncommon. Or no longer it is intense. No person if truth be told desires to be here,” Mykelti, 26, says. “Dad would now not are attempting to be here, Robyn [Brown] would now not are attempting to be here, mother would now not are attempting to be here. Or no longer it is uncommon. Or no longer it is intense and it is uncomfortable.”
Meri Brown, Kody’s first spouse, iss unable to abet since she became as soon as at her family’s mattress and breakfast. Nonetheless, she admits she’s undecided how smoothly it will perhaps well well occupy long gone given her nonexistent bond with Christine.
“I kind no longer know the device uncommon it will perhaps well well were if I became as soon as [there] gleaming that she if truth be told wasn’t attracted to having a relationship with me,” says Meri, 51. “So, why be there and produce some gargantuan goodbye?”
Gabriel “Gabe” Brown, Kody’s son with 2nd spouse Janelle Brown, admits he’s “no longer if truth be told sad” about Christine’s decision to fracture up along with his father, but he’s “if truth be told sad” about her fascinating.
“I am no longer gonna, luxuriate in, sit here and blame her for doing it,” says Gabe, 21. “If I became as soon as in her sneakers, I’d produce the an identical.”
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Sister Wives airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on TLC.