Married at First Sight duo Elizabeth Bice and Jamie Thompson had a lot workin against them early on in their season. One of the obstacles standing in their way was her father, Ronnie Bice. He is a central figure in his daughter’s life. And, he seemed to struggle at times when it came to letting another man (Jamie) step in and take the reins. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Jamie have been surrounded by split rumors of late. Did they find a way to make things work?
Married at First Sight: Jamie Thompson Deals with Daddy Issues
It’s definitely an adjustment when you marry a stranger on Married at First Sight. Not only do you have a new person in your life that you’re legally bound to. But, you also have a new family to contend with. This was certainly the case for Elizabeth Bice and hubby Jamie Thompson. Elizabeth Bice and her father Ronnie have an extremely close relationship. And, Ronnie didn’t like the idea of another man stepping in and taking his place in his daughter’s life.
This set the stage for early drama in Elizabeth and Jamie Thomson’s relationship. There’s always a question when it comes to how much production plays up the drama. But, it was clear on their season of Married at First Sight that there would be a bit of a power struggle between father and husband when it came to making decisions affecting Elizabeth Bice and their future together as a couple.
MAFS: The Husband and Wife Clash
It turns out Elizabeth Bice and her new husband had to deal with more than just an overprotective father. They got into several blowout fights on their season of Married at First Sight. Elizabeth has a fiery personality and is much more outspoken. Meanwhile, Jamie Thompson is the more reserved of the two. And, his practical way of viewing things often clashed with Elizabeth Bice’s views.
Elizabeth Bice saw Jamie Thompson’s attempts to talk things out with her as bringing her down and killing her vibe. She said she needed him to get on the same page with her if he wanted to make things work. In her words, she needed him to get onboard the “positivity train”. It’s clear that Jamie Thompson and wife Elizabeth Bice had very different ways of handling conflict on Married at First Sight. And, at times that spelled trouble in terms of how they’d navigate their future together.
Married at First Sight Update: Jamie Thompson & Elizabeth Bice – Are They Still Together?
Jamie Thompson and Elizabeth Bice had a volatile relationship at times on Married at First Sight. And, whether or not they’d be able to build something solid once the cameras left was a big question mark for these two. Meanwhile, it looked as though the duo called it quits recently. And, there’s a lot of strong opinions on both sides when it comes to how Married at First Sight watchers feel about this twosome.
Based on some tea back in November, it looks Jamie and his wife did call it quits. But, that may not be the end of their story. Elizabeth Bice is back in North Carolina. Meanwhile, Jamie Thompson has been updating his IG from California. He has been posting throwback pics of his wife and teased Married at First Sight followers with an update on their relationship status.
Reports show the two are back together and going strong. Jamie Thompson said its been a “challenging road” for him and his wife. And, he added that Elizabeth Bice always finds a way to “let her love shine above all else”. Its been a tough road for these two. But, at least for now, it looks like they’re committed to trying to make their relationship work. And, many MAFS fans are proud of them for deciding to work on things.
Right now, it’s not clear if Elizabeth and her husband Jamie will stay married for the long haul, but it looks promising. With a new Married at First Sight season on the way, their perseverance as a couple is something future marriage hopefuls can look to when dealing with hard times.
Catch a fresh installment of Married at First Sight, coming to Lifetime in January.