Wearing his heart on his sleeve. Kody Brown defended himself for being “mean” after a heated episode of Sister Wives aired on Sunday, March 22. The TV personality claimed his passionate response was only because he wants what is best for his loved ones, as they continue to debate over purchasing or renting another property in Flagstaff, Arizona.

“I know I’m being intense here,” Kody, 51, tweeted. “Even mean. I’m angry. I have a responsibility to house my children … close enough to see them often. I believe that means I must ‘buy’ a home. Not what I want, but what I MUST do!”

Kody Brown Home Drama
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The father of 18 said he has tried to remain cordial while they decide on what to do next, but he’s reached a breaking point after going back and forth for so long.

“My sweet ladies don’t understand that when a warrior goes to war, ‘Mr. Nice Guy’ exits. This situation feels like ‘war’! Retrospectively I realize that kindness would accomplish more,” Kody added, revealing he’s able to reflect on the dilemma in hindsight. “The stress of the situation over so many months has weakened my goodness.”

sister wives stars robyn and kody brown fight over whether to buy or rent a house in flagstaff arizona

During the strained scene, he also shared his thoughts about Robyn Brown’s stance on the home drama, claiming he “really didn’t know why” she wouldn’t budge. “I was literally losing my mind. I see her acquiescing here a little, but it is breaking her heart,” the TLC alum shared in another message. Meanwhile, she set the record straight in her own tweets.

“Kody thought he can use the kids and the real estate agent to help influence me. He didn’t understand how much I was standing my ground FOR the kids!” Robyn, 41, wrote, explaining why she’s eager to find a rental property. “When Kody gets creative and starts his stream of consciousness speaking out loud, it can get a little stressful. I feel like that was what he was doing when he told the girls they had to change schools.”

Robyn later brought up how Kody was “frustrated” Christine Brown, 47, wasn’t interested in the one house idea, but she’s grateful they are able to speak freely with each other. “We have the belief that everyone has a voice and no one is forced to do something that doesn’t work for them,” she told her followers. “This is a family of choice!”

Sister Wives airs on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET via TLC.

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