After the third season finale of "Sister Wives," the Brown family reconvened for "Sister Wives: Secrets Revealed." They took a look back at the season, and answered some of the unanswered questions that cropped up as their lives unfolded on television.
One topic discussed was why the Browns have separate houses for each of Kody's four wives. As Kody explained, "I want them to have their autonomy," So that one wife isn't being stifled by the relationship inside a home with another wife."
Janelle agreed, saying, "I actually don’t think that sharing a kitchen means that we’re together. I think that together, for us, means we cooperate in raising the children."
She was referring to their vacation with another polygamist family, the Dargers. Joe Darger and his three wives seemed critical of the Brown family living in separate households, specifically saying that their own shared kitchen is one of the reasons the Dargers polygamy works. Sharing that space keeps them all closer.
The Browns are members of the Apostolic United Brethren Church. While The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has officially rejected polygamy, the Brown family openly continues with the practice.
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