When the world learned that Josh Duggar had molested five young girls, four of whom were his sisters, Anna Duggar stood by his side.
Unfortunately for her, it wasn’t long after that that Josh was caught using the cheating website Ashley Madison to help him find partners for discreet affairs.
Eventually, news that Josh had paid porn star Danica Dillon for sex while Anna was pregnant went public.
Few thought the marriage could survive, but remarkably, Anna seems intent on making it work.
Currently, Josh is in rehab to be treated for addictions to sex and pornography, and Anna is participating in Jill & Jessa: Counting On – a limited 19 Kids and Counting spinoff series that focuses on two of Josh’s sisters (and childhood victims).
Clips from the show have featured other Duggars condemning Josh for his actions, but the latest preview features Anna herself speaking at length about her husband’s misconduct for the very first time.
“It was definitely a hard thing,” she says, clearly holding back tears. “I think it is such a betrayal for a spouse to go through what we’re walking through.
"It was hard to realize that it was such a public thing, and so, not only was it a betrayal against me, but it was also a betrayal for those who call themselves Christian.”
In the past, the Duggars have been accused of attempting to gloss over Josh’s indiscretions, but clearly, Anna’s heartbreak is very real, and it looks as though Josh will have a long way to go before he can earn back her trust.