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How Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard's Wedding Vows Make Divorce Difficult

Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard's 'Covenant Marriage' Explained

Originally posted 10/27/2014 02:00PM

After getting to know each other online, they met in person in Nepal, began an old-fashioned courtship and wed this summer. Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick, now expecting their first childa boy! – started their marriage with a high level of commitment.

Fans of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting get to see the couple's nuptials in the special, 19 Kids & Counting: Jill's Wedding, airing Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET, where the couple chose a "covenant marriage" in Arkansas – making divorce more difficult.

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Watch Jill and Derick Dillard's Awkward Premarital Counseling with the Duggars

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19 Kids & Counting: Watch Jill Dillard's Awkward Premarital Counseling with Her Parents

Originally posted 10/14/2014 03:15PM

Is there anything more cringeworthy than getting marriage advice from your soon-to-be in-laws?

Perhaps, if that advice spans topics from finances to marital intimacy – and is discussed publicly at a frozen yogurt shop.

Derick Dillard, who married Jill Duggar in June and is expecting his first child with her, had the awkward experience on Tuesday night's episode of 19 Kids & Counting. The couple had a premarital counseling session led by Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar.

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Inside Jessa Duggar's Wedding Plans

19 Kids & Counting's Jessa Duggar & Fiancé Ben Seewald Are Ready to Wed

Originally posted 09/23/2014 02:30PM

Long engagements are not a thing in the Duggar house.

After saying "yes" to Ben Seewald's marriage proposal, Jessa Duggar, the star of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting (airing Tuesdays at 9 p.m.), tells PEOPLE exclusively the two have their wedding plans set.

"I am super excited," Jessa says. "Everybody has really been pitching in."

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19 Kids & Counting: Jill's Ring Shopping Takes Michelle Back 30 Years

19 Kids & Counting: Jill's Ring Shopping Takes Michelle Back 30 Years

Originally posted 09/16/2014 04:30PM

Time flies when you're having kids.

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WATCH: Ben Seewald Moves In with Jessa Duggar's Family

UpdatePosted 08/27/2014 07:30PM

Jessa Duggar's New Fiancé Ben Seewald Now Living at the Family Home (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/27/2014 02:45PM

The Duggars have a new addition to their family home in Tontitown, Arkansas – and he's somebody you know: Ben Seewald, Jessa Duggar's new fiancé!

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Jill & Derick Dillard's Pregnancy Surprise: How Their Families Are Reacting

Jill and Derick Dillard's Families React to Their Surprise Pregnancy News

Originally posted 08/21/2014 11:55AM

Good news travels fast.

Though they'd only been married for a couple of months, Jill Dillard, 23, and husband Derick, 25, knew they couldn't keep their pregnancy news from their families for long.

The stars of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids and Counting, whose new season starts Sept. 2 at 9 p.m., got busy spreading the word almost as soon as they saw the positive pregnancy test – one they swiped from Jill's mom, Michelle Duggar's, stash.

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Another Duggar on the Way: Jill Dillard Is Pregnant!

Jill and Derick Dillard Are Expecting a Baby

Originally posted 08/20/2014 08:00AM

After a whirlwind courtship, engagement and wedding, Jill Duggar (now Jill Dillard) has even more new happy news to deliver.

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The Duggars Have (At Least!) 5 Rules for Relationships

The Duggars Have (At Least!) 5 Rules for Relationships

Originally posted 08/16/2014 07:55PM

Jessa Duggar followed her family's advice on how to find the perfect mate and, for her, it worked! She got engaged to Ben Seewald on Thursday.

But as fans of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting – whose new season launches Sept. 2 at 9 p.m. – know, the family's views of love and relationships go far beyond their courtship rules of no hand-holding until engagement, and no kissing until marriage.

The Duggar Rules of Relationships also cover how to "court," not "date," what to ask a prospective suitor before you start courting and how to keep an existing marriage healthy.

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Jessa Duggar Is Engaged!

UpdatePosted 08/15/2014 12:15PM

Jessa Duggar Is Engaged to Ben Seewald

Originally posted 08/15/2014 09:00AM

There's some new hand-holding going on in Springdale, Arkansas.

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Inside Jill Duggar's EmotionalRehearsal Dinner

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard's Wedding Rehearsal Dinner: All the Details!

Originally posted 06/21/2014 09:20AM

It was a day full of joyful preparation for a much-anticipated wedding – but it was also filled with prayer for a beloved mother not in attendance.

Jill Duggar, 23, the second daughter in the supersized Duggar family of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting, and fiancé Derick Dillard, 25, were surrounded by over 100 family and friends on Friday, helping prepare for their Saturday wedding.

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