Henry, a 35-year-old clinical recruiter from Arabi, LA, and Christina, a 30-year-old flight attendant from Houma, LA, were matched by Married at First Sight experts Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Dr. Viviana Coles and Pastor Calvin Roberson to wed on Season 11 of the Lifetime reality series.
During the September 9 episode of Married at First Sight: Unfiltered, host Jamie Otis -- who starred on Season 1 of the series -- pointed out to Henry that Christina was concerned he was never going to take charge in their relationship and make a move.
"Were you ever the more dominant one in your past relationships or have your girlfriends always been the aggressors?" Jamie asked Henry.
"I mean, honestly, I typically am more attracted to more aggressive girls because I, I don't know, for whatever reason, I'm just always not that aggressive," Henry shared.
"I'm not saying every [relationship] has been like that. Chemistry is different at times where it's just there and you hit it off immediately, and sometimes it's not."
Henry added, "But I will say more times than not, I do need more aggressive girls."
"I will say honestly, I just think, like, yes, that's how she feels -- but [Henry] has to feel comfortable enough to be aggressive and then she also has to be opening the window into being aggressive," Woody said.
"So if they wanted to be aggressive, there's just not a window for it right now, from what I'm visibly seeing."
And Miles agreed and explained, "I think one of the big things is it's EARLY, like, it's really, really early to be able to make judgments about him stepping up or not stepping up. I feel like it's unfair."
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At this point in the show, the five couples hadn't even made it two weeks into theMarried at First Sight process yet.
"I think one of the things I would encourage both of them is to be able to state explicitly what they feel like they need, as uncomfortable as that is, so they can work through that and hopefully she can meet his needs and vice versa," Miles suggested.
Henry also watched back a Season 11 clip on Unfiltered that showed Christina complaining to her fellow MAFS brides how she was supposedly doing all the grocery shopping and the only one buying things for her new apartment with Henry.
Christina said in the footage she didn't always want to be "the planner" and "the doer" in her relationship.
"I mean, it's the classic there are two sides to every story and for her to say she's done this and done that, like, she did not express to me at all that she wanted a different comforter or anything for the bedroom," Henry explained to Jamie.
"We already had one and I was fine with it. I really do just think it's nitpicking. I think she's just kind of blaming her impatience and frustration on random things."
Christina, an adventurous flight attendant, and Henry, a quiet and reserved gentleman who had never left the United States, found themselves trying to force a connection after their wedding, and Christina has been shown begging Henry to talk to her, open up, and initiate physical intimacy to progress their relationship.
When the pair met with Pastor Cal in a recent episode for a counseling session, Henry admitted his past relationships moved faster because "a certain type of chemistry just existed."
Pastor Cal told Henry that sassy Christina has some "fire in her gut" and "a little diva to her" that he could benefit from, but Henry was hung up on the fact Christina allegedly had the tendency to be very impatient and rude to the show's production team.
Christina promised a change in her attitude and irritability, and then she and Henry bonded over a game of golf and a subsequent salsa-dancing lesson.
In the latest Married at First Sightepisode, Henry told a few of his co-stars that Christina looked "sexy" while dancing, and Christina gushed to the cameras, "Every day, I see something new about Henry that makes him more and more adorable."
However, Henry admitted to Amani that impatience is a "dealbreaker" for him in relationships and if Christina didn't change, there would be a "zero percent chance" of their relationship working out.
Henry also confessed to Christina three weeks into marriage that if "Decision Day" was right around the corner, he'd probably want a divorce.
"Do you even see a future with me?" asked Christina, who was very disappointed in Henry's lack of communication with her. "I need to know if you're not into me."
"If you're asking me to make a decision right now, like, no," Henry replied.
"Then why even stick around?" Christina asked.
"If I'm going to make my choice now, then I don't see the point of the process. We have a lot of differences, like, the way we live," Henry shared, adding, "I don't know [if I can get over that], but I'm willing to try, even though it doesn't seem like it."
As Christina slowly proved she could be more patient, Henry revealed he was finally starting to feel chemistry with his wife and could see "a lot of potential" between them.