Courtship in dating
Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth are now married.
They can now touch each other wherever they please and even get right down to the hanky panky business of making babies.
It certainly doesn't appear as if she expected that to happen, or as if it had ever happened prior to this maneuver. She likely didn't expect it and it probably hadn't occurred prior to this ... Forsyth and Duggar were friends for over 15 years before they dated for a few months in 2016 and then got engaged earlier this year.
They got married in late May, sharing a number of beautiful images from their wedding - held in their native Arkansas, of course - online.
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 child molestation history - and rampant adultery - was first exposed.
When it comes to their core convictions, they stand firm.
When Ben Seewald jokingly wrote to fiancee Jessa, "Give me a ring," Jim Bob actually jumped in on the group text, writing "No ring yet." With a smiley face emoticon. Whatever you think of him, Jim Bob needs his own Instagram so he can start posting screen shots of this stuff.In the outside world teenagers mix with the opposite sex on a daily basis during high school.Many go on to college or tech school where they can dip into a large pool of likely dating candidates. Customs differ The Amish, like we outsiders, are not a monolithic society.This moment you see here between Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard would not have been permitted until the couple was married. Safe to say the Duggars are in the minority, having not read Fifty Shades of Grey (the movie adaptation of which they won't be seeing either, we're guessing). The Duggars' option is probably 1,000 times better-written, we will give them that much. The family matriarch feels that dancing encourages "sensual" feelings, while Jessa Duggar has said that she feels modern music promotes "sex, drugs, all that type of stuff." Instead, the family chooses to play gospel music together.Side hugs are the preferred method of PDA in order to prevent any further temptation or "hanky panky," as has been well documented on 19 Kids and Counting. though not too too hard, lest they lead to full-frontal hugging. The Bible warns not to "think about gratifying the pleasure of the flesh," so instead the family studies Christian text and not E.