‘Counting On’: Duggar Family Critics Notice That Josh and Anna’s Engagement Story Differs From the Other Duggars’ Stories

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Josh
Duggar and Anna Duggar’s marriage
has been marred by scandal. In 2015, information
broke that Josh had molested a number of of his siblings, in addition to a household
friend when he was a teen. Anna stood by her husband, claiming she was properly
conscious of his previous when she married him. Later that 12 months, Josh was revealed to
be a serial cheater. The father of six had lively courting profiles on each Ashley
Madison and OkCupid.
He resigned from his job in Washington D.C shortly thereafter and returned house
to Arkansas of a stint in a rehabilitation heart for a reported dependancy to
pornography. Anna, as soon as once more, stood by her man, a lot to the chagrin of household
followers, in addition to a number of of her
own siblings
. Now, household critics might have uncovered one other attention-grabbing
tidbit concerning the younger couple. Their engagement might have occurred with out an
official courtship, lending credence to the idea that Anna and Josh’s
marriage was considerably organized.

Josh and Anna’s courtship timeline appears a bit off

Redditors
dedicated to following the Duggar family
seen that Josh and Anna’s courtship
appeared a bit completely different than lots of the different Duggar courtships depicted on the
household’s present, Counting On. Josh and Anna as soon as urged that they started
courting round January 2008, simply six months earlier than Josh popped the query. Their
engagement befell in June 2008, and so they have been married solely three months
later.

An
eagle-eyed family critic
, nevertheless, famous that Michelle revealed that Anna dedicated
to not courting earlier than her 20th birthday. 19 Kids and Counting
viewers might do not forget that Josh flew to Florida to suggest to Anna on her 20th
birthday. If that’s the case, and Anna did preserve her promise as Michelle
urged she did, Josh and Anna didn’t have a courtship in any respect. It appears as
although they went from merely attending to know one another to engagement. Anna
additionally as soon as urged she had no concept Josh was even desirous about her till he
proposed.

Josh and Anna appeared to know far much less about one another than
later {couples}

Admittedly, when trying again at footage from Josh and Anna’s
courtship, the duo appeared fairly awkward and uncomfortable round one another. Initially,
viewers assumed the discomfort got here from the truth that they have been by no means allowed
to be alone collectively. As the collection progressed, and  extra Duggars discovered themselves in relationships,
Josh and Anna’s stage of discomfort grew to become extra offputting.

If household critics are appropriate, the awkwardness had extra to
do with the truth that the 2 had virtually no relationship previous to engagement
than pure first relationship jitters. Jessa
Duggar
and her husband, Ben Seewald, 
courted for 11 months earlier than their engagement, and once they lastly walked
down the aisle, they appeared comparatively snug with each other. Joy-Anna
Duggar’s courtship
appeared quick, however she and her husband, Austin Forsyth, knew
one another for years earlier than courting. Family followers appear to agree that Joy and
Austin look like properly suited to one another.

A household insider as soon as claimed Josh and Anna’s marriage was
organized

A former church member who spoke with Radar
Online
as soon as urged that Josh was arrange with Anna shortly after he was
caught molesting a number of of his siblings. The reported insider informed the
publication that it wasn’t unusual for church elders to arrange troubled younger
males as a strategy to clear up issues, though they didn’t go into what kind of
troubles have been solved with marriage.

It has additionally been urged that Jim Bob Duggar efficiently set
up a number of of his different kids. It has been theorized that Josiah
Duggar was pushed into marrying Lauren Swanson
after his father found
a secret Facebook account. The web page has by no means been uncovered, however Josiah was
granted social media entry at one level. He opened a number of social media
accounts after he introduced his courtship to Marjorie Jackson. Those accounts went
dormant after his courtship failed.

Insiders have additionally urged that Jim Bob organized
courtships for John David Duggar and has tried to take action, a number of instances, for
Jana Duggar. Jana, the household’s eldest daughter, stays single. John David,
Jana’s twin brother, married Abbie Burnett in 2018. The
Burnett family was reportedly known to the Duggar family for years
, even
although John and Abbie have tried to make their assembly sounds spontaneous
and romantic.

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