“19 Kids and Counting” star Jill Duggar is engaged. The daughter of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar is getting married after revealing her courtship with Derick Dillard.
Jill Duggar engaged
“I am so happy,” says Jill. “Our story is so very unique. The first time we talked, he was in Japan, we met in Nepal, he spent time in India and Israel and then came back to Arkansas where he met my family. We have a very international story even though we live so close.”
Jill Duggar’s family is known for their unique views on parenting. Her parents have 19 children, and all their names begin with the letter J.
’19 Kids and Counting’ kids don’t date, but enter courtships
In addition to the Duggar’s huge family, they also have courtships, which means their beau courts them over a period of time, which usually doesn’t consist of any intimate time together, or even kissing.
“I feel like I’m dreaming,” Derick tells People Magazine of his engagement to Jill. “It was great to grab her hand for the first time.”
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