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May 29, Courtship does vary wildly from family to family. Some couples barely know each other before the wedding and have spent very little time together. Others take more time but since everything is chaperoned, how can they really get to know each other? There are lots of conversations I wouldn’t want to have with a parent or sibling hanging on every word. From what I have read on the blogs, some of these couples mainly know the beliefs of the other person. They or Dad, really decide s this is God’s will and the two “purpose” to be happy married to each other. Because love is a decision, you know.

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As always, email me at allie gawker. When I spoke with Josh as a teen, I was struck by the person I saw beneath the obnoxiously outspoken persona that he parades around with. He was fiercely intelligent, weak, hurt, ambitious, and sincere. He also had tight control over his image for a teen—likely a result of living in the limelight for years.

Nobody told me that he was guilty of sexual molestation. I do remember that he was caught for pornography and being sent away for rehabilitation when he was 17 or so.

The Duggars call it “courting,” not “dating,” because it doesn’t really resemble dating and its all heavily monitored. It’s extremely conservative, with as strict behavioural rules as the Duggars impose on their girls. I at one time enjoyed watching the Duggars but as time went on, the extreme control was painful to watch.

I’ve been thinking a lot about some things the Duggars say, yet their actions don’t quite match up with those said beliefs. We all have those moments, no one’s perfectly able to live out their religion in complete and total perfection, if we were, well, I think life on earth wouldn’t quite be what it is today. However, since the Duggars have chosen to put their faith as a main part of their TV show, it’s fair game to point out things that don’t mesh. My problem is how they met Dolly Parton.

Jim Bob has gone to great pains to urge us to remove all “worldly” music and TV from our homes that can influence our children. Dolly Parton has been a professional singer for decades. She was a chart topper when both Jim Bob and Michelle were growing up and still watching TV and listening to the radio. In their interviews they claimed not to have known who she was. That right there bothered me.

Fine, so they didn’t know who she was ok they are from the south and don’t know who she is?? Here is the problem And after such research, is she really a personality that they would have approved of? Yes Dolly has done some gospel singing, but does her entire body of work speak of what the Duggar family stands for?

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The couple met in the early s when Duggar and a fellow church member were sent for a follow-up visit after Michelle experienced a religious conversion. When they married, she was 17 and he was 19; neither attended college. Together they first launched a used-car business, then towing and real estate businesses, and both are licensed real estate agents. Their eldest child, Joshua , was born in They resumed using oral contraceptives after his birth but conceived again despite this precaution.

These views also cover what is or isn’t therapy, extreme ideas on one’s own sexuality and body as well with the Duggars the public reality empire they have become. The link you have is the first step in taking back the conversation where it belongs.

I love to analyze, and to understand fully why people act the way they do. In short, I like everything to be put into its rightful box. It measures each person on 4 traits, with two levels each, giving a possible 16 types. Are you an external or an internal processor? When you have a problem, do you need to go to your room and think it over, or do you need to talk about it with your friends?

Sensing vs iNtuition Do you tend to stick to tradition and the rules, or do they frustrate and confine you? To the N, the world is full of new possibilities and opportunities that no one has ever tried. They tend to be more big-picture, focus on the principle of the matter rather than the individual parts that make up a story, experience, object, anything like that.

When telling stories, Ns can tend to seem to go all over the place in thier storytelling, whereas Ss tend to be more methodical and go from the beginning to end, and not jump around quite as much. Again, difference between details and big picture. Thinking vs Feeling Which do you value higher: Thinking-types tend to focus on the logic of the situation, and take emotions into consideration, but really just as another variable in the equation.

Thinking-types value efficiency, and feeling-types value emotions.

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History[ edit ] — Early history[ edit ] The channel was founded in by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and NASA as the Appalachian Community Service Network, [2] [3] and was an informative and instructional network focused on providing real education through the medium of television; it was distributed at no cost by NASA satellite. The channel mostly featured documentary content pertaining to nature, science, history, current events, medicine, technology, cooking, home improvement, and other information-based topics.

The Duggar family’s unusual dating rules have been well documented, and have been well before the family was embroiled in scandals. It was an abrupt and stunning fall from grace when Josh Duggar’s.

Masamii This is totally blown out of proportion. They are just getting crap for it because they are more famous than people who do this everyday. You don’t see petitions going around to kick kids out of school for bullying a LGBT person. As a public figure on a family and lifestyle channel, don’t you think she should have kept that comment to herself? I don’t see why discriminating against others is something they do so casually. They are celebrities, and watched by millions of viewers – they should respect the spotlight, not use it to make others feel as if they aren’t good enough because they don’t share their same values.

Masamii I don’t know what her comment was.

The Duggars’ Rigid Rules for Dating and Marriage Have Always Been ‘About Setting a Higher Standard’

For those not familiar with ATI or the Quiverfull movement, the prospect of a family having 19 going on 20 children is just mind boggling. Yet for those of us who grew up in ATI, having many children seems quite normal. Or, at least it used to. I was finishing my sophomore year in public high school when my family enrolled in ATI. I had never in my life seen so many families who had so many children—often in matching patterns this was before the days where navy blue and white was mandatory Knoxville dress.

We discussed, briefly, the Duggars and their TV house rules or policies. Now let’s discuss the fact that the Duggars are ON television and that they make quite a nice living being on television. Many people see the fact that they limit the TV their kids watch and their kids being on a .

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How could he have fooled so many people, so thoroughly? How did the abuse go on for so many years, unacknowledged? Whenever a leader at this level is ousted or steps down , questions like these come to mind.

The Duggars and Molestation June 4, / Comments / in deception detection, lies, truth / by Eyes for Lies I haven’t seen all of the video of the Duggars speaking out on Fox News with Megan Kelly.

Email Comment The Duggars are a popular family based in Arkansas. They came into the limelight when TLC began to air a show based on their life by the name 19 Kids and Counting. So yeah, they are reality TV stars. The Duggars have a huge fan following, but it has been dwindling as of late. The Duggars are shown to be a devout family, and the essence of the show was to showcase how a family should ideally be managed and brought up. The Duggars used to showcase great virtues and how they had imbibed them in their family.

But as we know, all fake things come to an end. And that is what happened with the Duggars and their show. What they preached, and how they behaved in real life, they were diametrically opposite. Here we have the list of the ugliest and crappiest deeds committed by the Duggars. DJ Duggar Via pagesix. Josh Duggar, the eldest son of the Duggar clan had a profile on Ashley Madison.

Ah, you are already aware of it. Yes, Josh did that!

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Ryan Dube They are accurate based on a large number of sources, many of which were not even cited for this article. The majority of the discomfort seems to come from the fact that many Mormons here feel the portrayal of those beliefs is inaccurate — which may be a valid argument. Discussing with our editor now.

It can be difficult to keep up with the Duggars. The famous family at the center of TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting attracts the attention of many viewers eager to watch the life of a family with

Katie By now, most people have probably heard the news that broke earlier this week regarding the allegations against Josh Duggar for molesting 4 of his younger sisters along with a family friend when he was a young teenager. If you haven’t caught this story yet you can catch up here. I’m not here to attack the Duggars. I find it at least slightly encouraging that it appears they tried to do the right thing by reporting it to their church leadership and by later reporting it to a family friend who was a state trooper.

The fact that their family friend took no legal action and later turned out to be hooked on pornography which sent him to prison doesn’t speak well for the outcome of that situation, but it also doesn’t necessarily speak to evil intentions on their part either. As a parent, it would be incredibly difficult to hear from your daughters that their older brother had preyed on their sexual innocence while they slept or while he read to them. I cannot imagine the pain or confusion that specific situation would cause.

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