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Her reasons may be based on different things- 1/ feeling that she's missing onto things that she could have done/explored when it was just the two of you, 2/ feeling stagnant in the relationship 3/ having an early existential crisis, 4/ thinking that this behavior would somehow bring a sense of excitement in her life, etc. She herself ought to be able to explain this to you.
Now that the two of you have a family, there are things to consider if this is to take place.
Humans are not programmed to be monogamous. This may be a red flag that something is going on with the marriage and with her.
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Your question was "Why after the grief I was put through with the threesome answer I gave her while we were dating would she bring this question into our marriage now?"
The answers were speculations (not a psychological eval of your wife via this online Q and A service)
She is the best person to answer that question for you. Good Luck.