Nowadays it requires dating and courtship — going to dinner, holding hands, going to the movies, calling each other to chat, making out in the parking lot.And that’s the part that would be (1) incredibly weird and uncomfortable for me, and (2) almost certainly intolerable for Mardell.Every once in a while, my wife Mardell and I get into a discussion of polygamy.We occasionally speculate about what would happen if the church officially began to practice polygamy again.Kody and Meri have a daughter named Mariah, their only child.
The other marriages are considered spiritual unions.
On reflection, I think that I could probably tolerate it as well. But I also think that, despite that attitude of potential reluctant acceptance (which is, I think, widespread among members), reinstituting polygamy would never work.
Here’s why: As noted, my hunch is that if I had to marry a sister-wife, we could find some sort of marital equilibrium. But what would be the strangest — something I doubt that I could pull off — would be the courting.
Polygamy laws do not apply to Aliens who are temporarily visiting the United States, provided that polygamy is lawful in their country of origin.
Sister Wives is an American reality television series broadcast on TLC that premiered on September 26, 2010.