Duggar Family: TWO More Courtships on the Way?

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On this week's episode of Counting On, the focus once again fell on the relationship between Jinger Duggar and Jeremy Vuolo.

If the TLC show's ratings are any indication, Duggar fans feel they've seen more than enough of the Vuolos budding romance by now.

Fortunately, it looks like the focus is about to shift ...

Jinger and Joseph Duggar

With the actual wedding finally out of the way, however, perhaps producers will finally move on to this unexpected new storyline.

Like, say, one of the less-publicized young Duggar gentlemen finally leaving the nest and starting a courtship of his own.

Or two of them, for that matter!

Yes, we realize that the eldest of the 19 Kids & Counting, Josh Duggar, was the first in his generation to get married, but, uh ...

Look how that turned out.

As such, his brothers may be shell shocked by witnessing the many Josh Duggar sex scandals, and it's not hard to blame them.

Eventually, the Duggar sons are gonna have to get out in there and start a-courtin' and, lo and behold, that time may be nigh.

Kendra and Lauren Caldwell

Some fans believe the show's been dropping hints that one of Jim Bob and Michelle's many boys will soon be headed to the altar.

One, if not multiple. The plot thickens!

In the most recent wedding episode predominantly starring the Vuolos, a trio of family friends helped with preparations for Jinger's wedding:

Austin Forsyth, Kendra Caldwell, and Lauren Caldwell all helped assemble a large "V" made out of roses to be placed near the altar.

Shortly after the wedding, fans learned that after being friends with her for more than a decade, Austin is courting Joy-Anna Duggar.

Now, rumors are swirling about the possibility of the Caldwell sisters being romantically involved with TWO of the Duggar men!

Joy-Anna, Joseph Duggar

"When is the courtship announcement coming for one or more of the Duggar boys?” reads one comment on the family's official blog.

“Sooooo…" the Duggar family sleuth added, "Austin was helping with the flower trip, and so were those two Caldwell girls…again…"

There is no putting one over on Duggar Nation.

Several other fans echoed the sentiment, and now family obsessives believe that we're about to see a lot more of the Caldwell girls.

The leading theory seems to be that 22-year-old Joseph Duggar, rather than John David, 27, is now courting one of the Caldwell girls.

Either Jedidiah or Jeremiah, both 18, is rumored to be involved with the other; John David is also a twin, with sister Cinderella Jana Duggar.

Jedidiah Duggar and Jeremiah Duggar

Little is known about the girls (including their ages) other than the fact that their father is a preacher in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

That alone would make them prime courtship candidates, as we all know that courting is not like dating (see gallery below).

This is basically a pre-engagement agreed upon by both families, and such a relationship rarely ends in anything other than marriage.

Interestingly, Josiah Duggar - whose failed courtship with Marjorie Jackson was the only such case - also is not involved this time around.

In any case, the Caldwell girls were recently spotted at a Valentine's Day party at the Duggar Compound in Tontitown, Ark.

Those claims are unsubstantiated ... nor do we know what a V-Day party at the Duggar Compound could possibly consist of.

The most recent Duggar male to embark on a romantic relationship, as we said, was Josiah, who briefly courted family friend Jackson.

That relationship ended under mysterious circumstances right around the time that Josh torpedoed the family's empire and reputation.

Correlation or causation? We may never know.

Fans are crossing their fingers, in any case, that these latest courtships - if they do materialize will meet with greater success.

Josh ... was kind of a bust. But Jessa, Jinger and Jill appear to be in very happy and stable marriages, with Joy soon to follow.

Take what you can get with that track record?

As always, you can watch Counting On online to relive all of the Duggars' many courtships and babies and the like thus far.

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