On this season of 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way, Kenny and Armando are weighing major choices.
The most high stakes choice for their marriage and their family is whether to have a baby together.
Armando would love to give Hannah a younger sibling. Kenneth is worried about having a child at 60. Both Kenneth Niedermeier, and Armando Rubio, have experienced the loss of a child. Instead, it was a support group for gay fathers.
Kenneth’s four children are all grown adults. And Armando’s daughter, adorable Hannah, is growing up before our very eyes.
During Season 5, they have both expressed their desires for the future.
Kenneth wants to move to Mexico City. Armando is fearful about safety and change.
Meanwhile, Armando wants to have another child together. At 60, Kenny is leery of the idea of being an 80-year-old with a child in college.
But in this sneak peek (below) of the upcoming episode, Armando and Kenneth both open up about a point of sadness that informs their choices.
Kenneth tells the camera about how he and Armando first began to speak in a support group for gay fathers.
What he also details is that they had both lost kids. Kenneth lost a child through miscarriage. Armando Rubio is awash with emotions during a boat trip in this sneak peak.
(He might have been a father of six! It’s not just a disappointment; you grieve what might have been.
Kenneth Niedermeier opens up to the camera and shares his sense of loss.
Meanwhile, for Armando, the trauma cut much deeper.
He was expecting a child — Hannah’s would-be younger sibling. When he lost that baby, it wasn’t just a miscarriage.
“Throughout the years I’ve spent time wondering who and what this child would have been, how the child would have interacted with me, with Hannah, the moments we would have had together,” a tearful Armando admits. We had a name picked out,” he shares.
Armando adds: “It was very hard to lose her and there’s no way to explain the pain and feelings.”
Armando explains what he and Kenny are discussing.
“You know, you already start to love those children from the moment they’re conceived,” Kenneth explains.
“So having another child could help heal those wounds We had a name picked out,” he shares.
Armando adds: “It was very hard to lose her and there’s no way of explaining the pain and the feelings.”
“You know, you already start to love those children from the moment they’re conceived,” Kenneth explains to the camera.
“So the thought of having another child could help heal those wounds,” he admits.
“And,” Kenny continues, “kind of fulfill something that never took place before.”
We can only imagine how deep this pain cuts for both husbands.
They share a similar pain, but that doesn’t mean that they both agree upon a way to move forward.
We trust that this fan favorite couple can work out what will work best for their beautiful family.