Molly and Brian
met in Cancun during spring break her senior year of high school.
He played football in Missouri and she came from a small-town
in Minnesota. Seven months later, Molly learned that she was pregnant.
She moved to Missouri, had the baby (Haylee) and they married
in Las Vegas. Together they tried to navigate the challenges of
marriage, parenting and life.
Brian rocks Haylee's
bouncy seat to keep her quiet while he plays video games with
his friend. Though Molly's life has dramatically changed, Brian's
activities have not changed since becoming a husband and father.
On nights when he can't go out with his friends, he complains
of having to "baby-sit."
As their marriage
wore on, the couple started experiencing problems. They fought
frequently over many matters. Molly got mad at Brian at a Mary
Kay party when he walked right past her without telling her she
Unbeknownst to Molly,
Brian began dealing drugs to try and make money. After being caught
by the FBI for dealing drugs, he lost his job. He made a deal
to work with the FBI for a more lenient sentencing. Unable to
make rent payment, he broke into his old piggy bank and started
counting out the change.
Molly packs up her
and Haylee's clothes to leave Brian for a long break. After Brian
was caught drug-dealing, Molly decided to leave him and go home
to Minnesota. "If he goes to jail, I'll get a divorce,"
she said. "Either way, we both need some time at home."