Duggar family dating rules
The more time I spend with Lauren the more I realize how I can't live without her.
There's no one else I'd rather spend my days and grow old with!
Added Jill, who is courting 25-year-old Derick Dillard: "The main difference between courting and dating is setting boundaries for yourself so that you don't cross over those." PHOTOS: Stars who got their start on reality TV Those boundaries, for Jessa and her beau, Ben Seewald, 18, include no holding hands, no kissing, and always having a chaperone (usually one of the Duggars' 10 sons). "It's pretty basic." Michelle and Jim Bob, who are devout fundamentalist Independent Baptists, also require that their daughters' suitors include them on any text messages.
"It's neat to see their conversations," Jim Bob told
PHOTOS: Reality TV's breakout stars Jim Bob is very hands-on when it comes to his girls' love lives.
In fact, he told that he fields letters and calls every week from guys who want to date his daughters.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
#ilovemywife We are so thankful for the men and women who have served to defend our freedom!It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." ~Ronald Reagan Austin and I are SO thankful to announce that we are parents!! The baby has its own unique fingerprints, which are different from anyone else's. Psalm 1-16 "For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb.Even before we were married we prayed that God would give us children and we are so blessed that he has given us this baby! I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.on Tuesday, April 1, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar laid out the rules of courtship for their 19 children — two of whom, 20-year-old Jessa and 22-year-old Jill, recently began relationships with prospective mates.PHOTOS: Failed reality TV romances "As far as our kids dating, we believe a lot of times if you're alone with the person, it can create desires that can kind of get stirred up, and you don't have any accountability, and [that] can kind of lead to some hanky panky," Jim Bob explained on the show. "Courtship is really getting to know each other for the purpose of possibly getting engaged and getting married," the father of 19 said. "Obviously we're saving our first kiss for marriage," Ben said.