When it came time to find a mate for life, Jessa Duggar followed her family’s advice. She got engaged to Ben Seewald last week, so it clearly worked.
Earlier this year, Jill Duggar married Derick Dillard, having not only taken her dad’s approach to dating – sorry, courting – but having him set her up!
Fans of TLC’s hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting know the family’s views of love and relationships may seem extreme, but they feel they’re onto something.
The Duggars’ approach goes go far beyond their rules of chaperoned dates, no hand-holding until you get engaged, and saving your first kiss until marriage.
It’s about making a deep connection, and keeping it.
By setting boundaries, establishing accountability and making it a family-wide affair, here are five Duggar Family rules for dating that will make love last: