Meka had accused Michael of saying off camera they must consummate their marriage during their honeymoon in Panama or else he'd want out of the relationship.
After watching a clip of Meka and Michael waking up in separate hotel rooms following their disagreement, Doug and Jamie Otis were critical of Michael leaving his wife alone.
Doug first pointed out during Lifetime's January 30 broadcast of Married at First Sight: Couples Couch that Michael missed out on his only opportunity to "reconcile" with Meka when cameras weren't rolling.
"She never said he had to leave -- he chose to leave," Jamie Otis also pointed out on Couples Couch, which features commentary on encore broadcasts of Married at First Sight's tenth season.
Keith said Meka was pushing Michael's buttons by harping on the subject, but Kristine argued, "He started off by saying, 'If we don't have sex by the end of the honeymoon, I'm not feeling this marriage.' And then she confronted him about it, like, 'Can you just admit that you said this?' And he was like, 'Oh, yes and no.' Did you say it or not?! Stop playing!"
Jamie Otis said the situation "sucks" for Meka because her husband had really disappointed her.
"She really was looking for love. I mean, you can tell," Jamie Otis noted.
Jamie Thompson suggested Meka should have gone for a walk or hike to clear her mind the morning after her heated Michael confrontation.
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Kristine apparently never pictured Michael would be the type of guy to give his wife a sex ultimatum.
"I didn't picture Michael being the one saying, like, 'If we don't have sex by the end of the honeymoon,' but that's what [Meka] said!" Kristine explained.
"He seemed proper and perfect and then off camera, he's somebody completely different... I don't see any female receiving, 'We need to have sex by the end of our honeymoon, or this won't work out for me' -- I don't see any female receiving that well."
Keith reasoned that maybe Michael was just talking in the context of the experiment.
"He said, 'We only have seven weeks to make this work,' so you put a timeline on when y'all are having sex?!" Kristine questioned.
"You know what I mean? He's already putting a timeline on stuff, and I think... she's already getting annoyed because he's like, 'Well we've got seven weeks.' Who does that remind you of?"
Kristine then coughed, "Will," seemingly referring to Will Guess -- who had married Jasmine McGriff -- on the show's eighth season.
Keith responded by saying, "[Michael], you just shot yourself in the foot, man."
Zach Justice told Michael that Meka's a strong woman and he's a strong man and so the couple just needed to figure out how to navigate their relationship as a unit.
"Very good advice, Zach," Kristine said. "He pisses me off and then wins me back over every episode."
Also in the Season 10 episode, Meka told Married at First Sight expert pastor Calvin Robertson over the phone it was hard for her to find any interest in Michael after she saw him behave as two different people on and off camera.
"When you start to pressure sex at all, it pretty much sets the ground rule for the rest of your relationship," Jamie Otis explained.
"Nobody likes that," Doug said.
"Yeah, like, you're always going to kind of feel pressure," Jamie Otis noted.
"Don't force it," Doug agreed.
"Yeah, so she's never really going to want to have sex with him now," Jamie Otis pointed out.
Recalling her own relationship, Danielle told Bobby, "We were just banging it out every night."
But Bobby clarified, "No, we banged it out one day, you got your period the next."
"Oh yeah," Danielle remembered. "I'm sorry -- can't believe I forgot about that... I'm sorry, babe. But now we have a lifetime to bang it out."
Meka and Michael maintained their distance the day after their fight, and Doug insisted they weren't "making progress by staying apart."
"That's definitely true too," Jamie Otis said. "How weird that [Meka and Michael] just met together [with the rest of the cast] and they didn't even talk -- and then they went their separate ways? That's crazy to me! That's crazy!"
Doug advised Meka and Michael to trust the process because there were reasons why they were matched, but Jamie Otis was apparently feeling nothing but sympathy for Meka.
"I'm on Meka's side for this one. He needs to come back and apologize. Poor Meka," Jamie Otis said.
"I don't know why he hasn't apologized yet," Doug admitted.
Jamie Otis agreed Michael waited a long time to say anything to Meka, who was probably tired of "the bullsh-t."
Pastor Cal advised both Meka and Michael to get to know each other better and try to start off with a friendship so they'll become comfortable sharing a space.
"I think what got lost in translation from our initial conversations was me being a very direct and straightforward person. I was just trying to get an understanding of where she was mentally, like, what's her sexual makeup?" Michael told Pastor Cal.