Counting on star Justin Duggar announced his promise to Claire Spivey just two months after announcing the courtship. The couple broke the news of their upcoming wedding last month, just one day after Justin’s birthday.
Since then, fans have had many questions about the relationship, and Claire has provided some answers. However, many fans are still very skeptical about Justin and Claire’s relationship timeline.
‘Counting On’ fans are well acquainted with Jim Bob Duggar’s courtship rules
For more than a decade, Counting on fans have been following Duggar’s founding family life. During that time, they have become well acquainted with patriarch Jim Bob and his strict court rules. This is because Justin is the 9th child in the family to name courtship and bonding, and to record the romance. Counting on.
As Justin’s older sisters courted and engaged, fans learned that Jim Bob and his wife, Michelle, would never allow their children to have time with the important people. others of them. They want all courtship couples to have chaperone, which is usually like younger sisters. Jim Bob and Michelle also monitor text messages, phone calls and video chats.
There are also rules about corporate communications. Most Duggar children are waiting for their wedding day to experience their first kiss. Some even wait until they are hired to hold hands or hug.
These major constraints, however, have implications. As Derick Dillard – Jill Duggar ‘s husband – recently commented on social media, Duggar’ s children marry young because they “want sex.” ”
Claire Spivey claims she and Justin Duggar were secretly courted for eight months
Since the announcement of dating and engagement, Justin and Claire have been posting about the relationship on their new Instagram pages. Claire has even answered questions from fans who want to know more about the young couple.
The 19-year-old revealed on Instagram that she and Justin began dating in secret back in September 2019 – a full year before they announced the news on Counting on.
Claire explained that she and Justin filmed that news in May, which involved the couple sharing the news with their family. Claire also said they courted in secret for eight months.
“I noticed you said you and Justin had been dating for 14 months, but on Counting on you announced to the family in May. Is there an official pre-courting platform that your boys were in before they were named to the family? ”Asked a fan.
Claire replied, “We named the family for official documents in May !! Until then, everyone knew we were close ‘friends’ and we chose not to say we were official until May. So it was 14 months, we only kept 8 of them quiet. ”
Some ‘Counting On’ fans don’t believe Claire Spivey
Mar Gossip Hollywood notes, it is difficult for many Counting on fans to believe Claire’s story. According to her, she and Justin were secretly courted when she was just 18 and Justin was 16 years old. And, were they able to do this while living under the roof of Jim Bob?
“Not all friendship sits right with me…,” wrote one skeptic. “I feel like she’s saying this to hide the fact that he was a small man and too young when they came together, but who knows this family.”
A second fan wrote that Claire should “stop talking” because the more she talks, the faster the courtship sounds. “
Another said Jim Bob has different rules for his sons than he has for his daughters.
“Naming the family meant that the family hadn’t run their conversations until then?” asked the fan. “I don’t think I should be surprised because he’s a boy until they get different rules. ”
Claire’s mother, Hilary, has confirmed that the couple has set a wedding date for sometime in 2021. However, Justin and Claire don’t show up on that special day to avoid unwanted guests.
Counting on currently on hiatus. New programs will return to TLC in 2021.