Sister WivesChristine Brown will always have her memories of spending more than a quarter of a century with ex Kody Brown.

Christine took to Instagram on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to announce that she and Kody had ended their relationship after 27 years. The pair had been together since March 1994 and share six children: Aspyn26 Mykelti25, Paedon?, 23 Gwendlyn?, 20 Ysabel18, and Truely11.

Christine explained that it was a difficult decision to leave Kody. She also said that although they had “grown apart”, they will “continue being a strong presence in one another’s lives” as co-parenting their children. 

Kody, for his part, has also been in long-lasting relationships with sister wives over the years. Meri? JanelleAnd RobynHe posted to Instagram that Christine’s death “comes as a great deal devastation.” He said that he enjoyed their many years together, and has “a lot of respect and admiration for his ex.”