Cast Blog: #RHOBH

A Softer Approach

Kyle: I Have Never Had Anyone Put a Hand on Me

Lisa V.: I Tried to Warn Kyle

Eileen: Brandi Attacks, Then Deflects

Lisa R.: Kyle Didn't Create This Drama

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: More Fighting and a Peeping Tom

Kim: Kyle Should Be Worried, Not Embarrassed

Brandi: Kyle Wants to Help When There's an Audience

Kyle: This Was Brandi's Master Plan

Lisa R.: It Felt Just As Awkward As It Looked

Lisa V.: Kim's Demeanor Was Questionable

Eileen: Brandi Loves to Stir the Pot

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Disgust and a Push

Yolanda: I Would Like to Apologize

Brandi: I Won't Make Excuses

Kim: I Wanted to Hold Kyle

Lisa V.: I Want Max to Be Ambitious

Eileen: Being a Stepmom Is Challenging

Lisa R.: Lots of Transition Happening

Kyle: We Are an Emotional Bunch

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Surprise and an F-Bomb

Lisa V.: A Naughty Child Shouldn't Be Rewarded

Kyle: Brandi Was Rude and Offensive

Eileen: It Felt Like an Attack

Lisa R.: It Was Shocking and Unprovoked

Kim: Brandi Is Brandi

7 Faces We All Made During This Week's #RHOBH

Brandi: Lisa V. Was Making Me Uncomfortable

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Shock and Tears

4 Questions We All Asked During #RHOBH

Lisa R.: Portia Is My Spirit Animal

Eileen: Brandi Showed Us How Not to Make Amends

Yolanda: I Took One for the Team

Lisa V.: Yes, Love Is a Big Word

Kyle: Moments Like These Are Frustrating

Lisa V.: I Won't Erase the Past

Brandi: I Don't Enjoy Anger or Grudges

Eileen: I Could Feel the Tension at Kyle's

Lisa R Reflects on That Bittersweet Episode

Yolanda: These Are Teaching Moments

Kim: My Heart Felt So Big

A Softer Approach

Adrienne explains her thoughts going into the reunion and where she hopes the women can go from here.

I suppose if you gather a group of women who have just spent a tumultuous few months together, it's never going to be completely pleasant when you start to dissect how the relationships unfolded. I wasn't expecting it to be an easy reunion, but at the end of the day, I knew the most important thing for all of us would be honesty.

Over the last two years, you have seen me in some great moments and in some tough ones. The one thing that has always worked for me is to be straight up. It's not always an easy choice to just lay things on the line, especially when you're telling someone you care about that you feel hurt or vulnerable because of their actions. I've been fortunate in that people usually view me as being strong, but I'm human too and I also have those moments of being sensitive.

Please remember you only see a fractional portion of our lives and our relationships. There were moments occurring behind the scenes as well that were causing hurt feelings amongst all of the ladies. That being said, I didn't think it was an irresolvable situation by any means. When you put it into perspective, there are real issues that people are struggling with in today's society. This was something that I considered to be a minor bump in the road, and I expected we'd move on from all of this once we talked about it.

So I felt that clearing the air was worth it, for all of us. This is an amazing group of women who are far better off enjoying each other's company than fighting.

Ultimately, those who know me also know that resolution was always my goal. What I have taken from all of this is that maybe my approach was too direct in this situation, and in the future there will be times when a softer approach is a better idea. I value my friendship with Lisa, and I'm looking forward to moving on in a positive direction with all of my fellow 'Wives -- who I truly think are brilliant, talented, and beautiful.

Just as importantly, I am fortunate to have fans who inspire me on a daily basis. Thank you for all of the kindness and support you have given me throughout this entire Housewives experience.

Xoxo,
Adrienne