03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dan Hawkins' Wife On Cody Hawkins' Benching: "Our Family's Not Negative"

When Misti Rae Ann Hokanson decided to say "I do" to Dan Hawkins 27 years ago, promising to have and to hold, for better, for worse, she admits that the worse that she's facing these days isn't quite what she had in mind.

"If I had had my way, we would have stayed in Weed, Calif., where we met and fell in love," Hawkins said recently. "That's where I wanted to live forever. I thought he'd be a high school coach and we'd stay there forever like the way I grew up.

"Apparently, Dan didn't have the same agenda."

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