7 Thought-Provoking Lessons Learned from "Sister Wives" ...

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I never thought I'd even be talking about any lessons learned from “Sister Wives,” but here I am all the same. As one of the reality shows on TLC that still arguably teaches something, the show offers a look into the life of the Brown family, who practice polygamy. Let me start off by saying that I know polygamy is not a fundamental part of the Mormon religion, and that “LDS” and “polygamy” are not synonymous – something even the Brown family frequently states. That being said, there are still many lessons learned from “Sister Wives” that taught me a lot about their lifestyle, their choices, and their faith. Because polygamy is such a hot button topic with so many stereotypes, I think it's good to learn something largely positive.

1. Happy Families Are All Alike

Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. One of the most profound lessons learned from “Sister Wives,” for me, is that all families share many of the same traits. Whether you're talking about an alternative family or a traditional one, they share many of the same values, even if they go about them in different ways. The Browns spend time teaching and encouraging their children and trying to teach them good values. You and I might not share those values, but you have to respect them for their seeming devotion to their children. That being said...

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