Sister Wives’ Meri Brown Speaks Out About Trust After Kody Brown Split

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Meri Brown has the idea of belief on her thoughts after her break up from ex-husband Kody Brown.

“I’m pondering a little bit bit about belief. You’ve heard that quote, proper? Belief is transparency and consistency over time,” the 52-year-old Sister Wives star — who introduced her break up from Kody, 54, in December 2022 — shared in a TikTok video posted on Friday, June 30. “And that’s nicely and good if you find yourself eager about the belief that you’re attempting to construct with others or that you really want others to construct with you. However what in regards to the belief that you’ve for your self? I feel all too usually, we don’t belief ourselves as a lot as we should always.”

As Meri delved deeper into her ideas on matter, she revealed that she usually has hassle trusting her intestine. “I’ll are inclined to rationalize the explanation I ought to belief myself in a sure scenario, and actually my intestine is aware of,” she informed followers. “It’s virtually about having the braveness to be true and genuine to myself, to have the ability to do and say the issues that I do know that I have to do, as a result of in the end, if you belief your self and also you act on that belief, it’s gonna provide you with extra energy in the long term.”

Although she didn’t point out her ex-husband by identify, Meri particularly spoke in regards to the feeling of certainty in a romantic relationship — specifically, “the belief that you’ve for any individual else, and also you’re trusting them to not go away you otherwise you’re trusting them to comply with by on their phrase,” she mentioned. Meri defined that much more vital than feeling this confidence in another person, nevertheless, is “trusting your self to have the ability to deal with it once they don’t act as you suppose that they need to.”

Meri and Kody, who share Leon, 27, legally exchanged vows in 1990. Kody later expanded their plural household in 1993 when he spiritually married Janelle Brown. One yr later, he entered a non secular union with Christine Brown. In 2014, Meri and Kody divorced in order that he may legally marry Robyn Brown and undertake her kids. Kody and his first spouse remained collectively spiritually regardless of their authorized separation.

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Kody and his blended household — the truth star is the daddy of 18 kids — have been shaken up in November 2021, when he and Christine, 51, introduced their break up. Throughout a December 2022 episode of Sister Wives: One-on-One particular, Meri claimed that Kody “already made the choice” to finish their very own marriage — with out discussing it together with her first. Janelle, 54, additionally revealed through the particular that she and Kody had been “separated for a number of months.”


One thing I’m nonetheless studying, and that’s to belief myself. So usually I can rationalize or justify ‘actuality’ though my intestine says one thing else. So usually I can let different individuals’s opinions or behaviors affect what I do know for myself, and that takes my energy away from ME and places it into the palms of another person. YOU are your greatest decide, as a result of solely YOU know what you want, need, deserve. TRUST your self by your course of! WorthyUp GreatnessBeginsToday

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Whereas Christine is newly engaged to David Woolley and Janelle is targeted on her household, Meri has embraced her her independence within the wake of her and Kody’s breakup.

“Constructing companies. Constructing friendships. Constructing an incredible life. All whereas doing regardless of the hell I would like,” she shared by way of Instagram in February.

Three months later, Meri took an “empowering” journey to the U.Okay., which included days of solo journey. “Adventuring. It’s what I like to do. Saying YES to seeing new locations. Saying YES to assembly new individuals. Saying YES to doing surprising issues,” the TLC character captioned an Instagram selfie on the time. “Saying YES to constructing companies whereas having enjoyable! Saying YES to the surprising! Saying YES to per week of readability and private progress. Saying YES to attending to see my lifelong obsession! London, right here I come!”

As Meri continues to give attention to herself, a few of her different relations have thought-about what her subsequent chapter would possibly appear to be.

“I feel Meri ought to have a number of husbands,” Christine and Kody’s daughter Gwendlyn Brown, 21, shared by way of YouTube in Could whereas rewatching a season 1 episode of Sister Wives. “She looks as if the form of particular person that will rock it.”