Jana Duggar: YES! I Still Share a Bedroom With My Sisters!

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Last week, we reported on rumors that Jana Duggar still shares a bedroom with her younger sisters.

The Duggars are surprisingly private for a family that's been the subject of multiple reality shows, so it was widely expected that the unconfirmed rumor would remain exactly that.

Jana and Her Sisters

But surprisingly, Jana decided to confront the speculation head-on.

As you may recall, Jana recently joined Instagram.

The decision was surprisingly controversial, as Duggar children typically are not permitted to join social media until after they've entered a romantic courtship.

Cinderella Duggar

(The bizarrely rigorous system of rules never stops with this family.)

But this week, Jana used her account to confirm that she's happily single and will not be leaving the nest any time soon.

As The Ashley's Reality Roundup points out, Jana candidly responded to a fan's comment about the fact that she appears to share a room with her much younger sisters.

Jana Duggar: Counting On!

"Actually, I’ve had the choice to move to another room but love being in the girls’ room with my sisters,” she wrote.

“The evenings are the best,” Jana continued.

“We sit around talking and catching up on each others’ day."

Jana Duggar Selfie

So it seems that the rumors were true, and at the age of 29, Jana still shares a room with her younger sisters, who range in age from 13 to 9.

The eldest of the sisters, 13-year-old Johannah Duggar, is a full 16 years younger than Jana, but it appears as though the age gap hasn't interfered with their relationship in any way.

However, Jana insists that she's not forced to share a room with her sisters -- as many have claimed -- but instead does so by choice.

Jana has spoken in the past about the difficulties of living at home as her younger sisters get married and start families of their own.

Jana Duggar: A Picture

(Jill, Jessa, Jinger, and Joy-Anna Duggar are all several years younger than Jana and have already welcomed children.)

“To encourage those of you still at home: Ministry is all around you, doing the basics such as helping with housework, babysitting littles, cleaning, that is ministry!” Jana told Crown of Beauty magazine in 2017. 

“’Divine service done here three times a day’ is a sign that could be hung over the dish sink in our home! So, you don’t have to go on a mission trip to do ‘ministry.’ Wherever God has you now, just be faithful to reach out, encourage and serve those around you," she added.

Jana Duggar is Not Impressed

“We need to be busy with where God has us and being content and joyfully serving Jesus there,” Jana continued.

“My parents have always encouraged each of us to serve those around us…I’ve found that when I’m having a hard or discouraging day, I try to look for ways to bless or serve someone else. And in turn, it usually blesses and encourages me!”

It's nice of her to offer such heartfelt advice to fans in a similar situation.

But most people who are pushing 30 and still living with their parents probably have bigger concerns than whether or not they're doing the dishes with the right mindset.

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