'Sister Wives' Shocker: Janelle Jumped Ship!

sister wives book coverI don't know what the producers of Sister Wives are thinking.

So far this season has been all about how Christine resents Robyn and is getting more and more disgusted with Kody and how having sister wives is really "hard work" and blah blah jealousy blah ...

And they still haven't brought up the time Janelle left Kody (and Meri, and Christine)?!

Janelle's passages in the family's new book Becoming Sister Wives is the first I ever heard about this split, which occurred before the reality show started filming (during the eighth year of Janelle's marriage to Kody).

Poor woman.

She'd just given birth to her fifth child, Gabriel, and was suffering from "horrible postpartum depression."

"I felt overwhelmed by having had so many children in quick succession," she writes, "and felt seriously depressed at our lack of financial means."

I also had a particularly nasty fight with Meri -- one of the worst we'd ever had. I was at my breaking point. I couldn't see my way out of my depression. I told Kody I was leaving. That night, I got into the car and drove to my mother's house. My kids and I stayed with my mother for several months until I found my own place. My job paid a decent salary, which allowed me to buy a better car in addition to my own home. I started to build a life for myself outside the sisterhood.

Sounds like a happy ending to me. Which begs the question ... why did she go back?!?!

Apparently she missed her "sisters" and the kids missed their siblings and "other mothers." So when Kody moved the family to a big house in Utah where everybody wouldn't be all up in each other's grills all the time, that "changed everything."

We were able to be together as a family in a normal and relaxed way. I had my own space, but my kids had their siblings and the other mothers in the same building.

Um, whatever works for you, Janelle.

Still, this admission makes so much sense! Could it be that Janelle seems to take all the drama in stride because she knows she can be okay on her own? (And that the door is always open, hint, hint?)

Do you think Janelle will leave Kody and the Sister Wives again?

 

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Loonah Loonah

I find it both interesting and revealing that she doesn't say either her or the kids missed Kody, just the other wives.

MIA0223 MIA0223

I agree Loonah. Very interesting?

Samal... Samallama

I too agree with Loonah. 

nonmember avatar Jolyce

Kody is such a fucking douche! All he cares about is fucking as much as he wants and procreating (despite the fact that he can't support each child). wHAT A LOSEER AND HOW PATHETIC ARE EACH "WIFE"....JUST BEING USED

MomLi... MomLily67

Wow, sometimes I can't even co-habit with my self, let alone 3 more ladies.....

audde... audden456

Maybe she came back because of the reality show. They needed her and bugged her to come back.

nonmember avatar g

gross

LCmom... LCmommy36

wow the closeed mindness of my species is mindboggoling!! seriously ppl its their life they live they way they choose. its ignorant to call it  gross because apparenly u do not know the specifics of the 4 seperate realationships. i applaud thier bravery for coming out with there secrets. i too was a hater prior to watching their show, thetve made me more oprnminded to ppl like this. if the marriages r  done out of love and NOT predetermined marriages then i saw leave them alone let them live the way they choose.

Alaina Quist

i do think kody is an asshole, but im not judgemental about their like style. there are plenty of douchbags in all types of relationships.


 

Tammy Short

I THINK CODY IS A GOOD MAN ,HE TAKES CAR OF ALL HIS WIVES AND KIDS.SINCE THEY MOVED TOVEGAS THO THINGS ARE MOORE TENSE DUE TO THEM ALL LIVING IN SEPERATE HOUSES I THINK IF THEY CANFIND I NICE BIG LOT THEY COULD REBUILD THE CLOSENESS THEY HAD BEFORE.JENELLE WAS JUST THE LAST WIFE FOR SO LONG HER JEALOUSY OF ROBIN IS EATING HER UP ...SHE DOESNT CONSIDER HOW THE OTHER WIVES FELT WHEN CODY MARRIED HER AND ALL THE JEALOUSY SURROUNDED HER.SHE SEEMS TO BE THE 1 THAT WANTS CODYS ATTENTION 100% OF THE TIME AND IF SHE DOESNT GET IT SHE THROWS A HISSY FIT ....SHE EVEN SAID SHE LIKES BEING THE LAST WIFE BUT SHE KNEW WHAT SHE WAS GETTING INTO WHEN SHE MARRIED CODY


 


 

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