Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald: ENGAGED!!

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Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald are engaged to be married! The 19 Kids and Counting star will soon walk down the aisle, TLC confirmed on Friday morning.

Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald Together

In recent weeks, Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald have been so inseparable, many fans thought they might've already gotten engaged or even secretly married.

Those fans were half right, or at least half on the right track. Just give it time!

"We are so blessed to be engaged!" the happy husband and wife-to-be said in a statement released by the network that is home to the famous family.

"God has already written an amazing story through our courtship," the future Mr. and Mrs. Seewald said, and "another chapter has just begun!"

"We are thrilled to see what the future holds, especially the wedding bells!"

Jessa Duggar, 21, recently celebrated her 11th "monthiversary" of courting with Seewald, 19, who gifted her a pearl bracelet and a gushing love letter.

"What good are such beautiful pearls if not to have the grace of being worn by one so elegant and majestic as yourself?" the note read (hand-written).

"These pearls were lonely," the sentimental love letter from Ben continued, "just like I am when we're apart; but not anymore! I love you my precious princess!"

My, are these two lovebirds over the moon or what?

Jessa's older sister Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard, who got married on June 21 after a memorable courtship of their own, may have some sappy competition.

Like Jill, Jessa is saving her first kiss with her fiance for marriage. Per family dating rules, she and Seewald have only shared occasional "side hugs" until now.

They always have a chaperone on their dates together, as well, which might even mean that someone else is taking all of their epically cute selfies.

In any case, the chaperoning days are almost over for Jessa and Ben, of whom she says, "when I'm with him, around him, I think he brings out the best in me."

Congratulations to the soon-to-be newlyweds!!

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