Jill Duggar on First Kiss: Worth the Wait!

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Newlyweds Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting fame, who married last weekend, were open about saving their first kiss for marriage.

Now that they have done the deed, was it worth it?

You had better believe it was. And then some.

Jill Duggar Wedding Picture

In a swoon-worthy moment, Derick dramatically dips his new bride, the second daughter of Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, in a passionate embrace.

As first kisses go, Jill Duggar's first kiss may be among the most memorable. The new wife's assessment of the long-awaited wedding day lip lock?

"It was so worth the wait," she tells People.

The duo exchanged vows at Cross Church in her hometown of Springdale, Ark., in front of more than 1,000 guests, including every one of Jill's 18 siblings.

Jill made no secret of holding off on the physical side of things until she married Derick Dillard, who shares her strong Christian beliefs and happily obliged.

"I think it is safer and makes it more special to wait to kiss until your wedding day," Jill said. "To save the physical side of your marriage for your wedding day."

The pair waited until their engagement to hold hands, although they did break courtship rules and hug - full-frontal style! - once before the wedding.

Oh well, at least it's all official now!  

Here's a look back at the cute couple's relationship timeline, from the moment they met to the epic kiss and all the notable milestones in between ...

Their First Meeting (Sort Of)!
The Arkansas natives grew up within 45 minutes of each other, but didn't meet until late 2011. Jill recalled when Derick stopped by while caroling with a church group, and not long after, "Derick contacted my dad and asked if he would be a prayer partner during his two-year term in Nepal."

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