married at first sight star jamie thompson revealed that she was “taking time away” from her marriage to Elizabeth “Beth” Bice after four years together.
“Many of you have been asking questions… So, I just wanted to share that I am taking time away from my wife,” the Season 9 star, 39, shared via Instagram on Saturday, April 22. “Is not easy. , but it is necessary for me to become the best version of myself”.
The Lifetime personality added that while he “can’t tell what the future holds” when it comes to his relationship with Beth, he added, “But I know I’ll be a stronger version of myself anyway.”
In the comments section, fans applauded the reality star’s vulnerability as they shared their own stories. “I recently did this. Four months in my own place, both in individual counseling + marriage counseling,” one user commented below the post. “After four months we are living together again and stronger than ever.”
Jamie shared a seemingly positive response, writing: “Thank you for sharing your story. That’s really cool to hear.”
After sharing the post, the reality personality took to her IG stories to give more information about the decision to split. When asked by a fan if it was a mutual decision, he replied, “At first it wasn’t. Beth was the first to go. The fight had gotten very bad, I’m not going to lie. I said a lot of things that I really shouldn’t have said.”
“I said them out of anger and frustration,” he continued. “But I also haven’t felt like I’ve had any feedback on how to fix this or move on. He left four weeks ago and I think right now it’s better for me to focus on myself and try to become a better person.”
He MAFS The season 9 star’s social media posts clearly shocked fans, as the North Carolina couple recently celebrated four years of marriage together on March 23.
“Happy 4 years babe! It’s hard to believe we did something so crazy that changed our lives forever 4 years ago,” Elizabeth shared via Instagram, along with photos of the wedding as strangers. “Sometimes I forget we met on a TV show because life seems so perfect with you on it! I love us and I love our life together! Happy Anniversary!!!!!!!! Thank you for everyone who follows and is a part of our journey!”
Jamie and Elizabeth’s love story was presented to MAFS viewers in 2019, where they met and married as complete strangers. While her passion and chemistry were evident, she also spawned some explosive arguments during the reality TV experiment. Despite their ups and downs, the couple decided to stay together on Decision Day and had made Denver, Colorado their home.