Friday, May 30, 2014

Jill and Derick Reunite

If you missed Tuesday's new episode of 19 Kids and Counting, here's a video clip of Jill Duggar's airport reunion with her then-boyfriend (now fiance) Derick Dillard. The two lovebirds were so excited to see each other after being apart for two months that they accidentally engaged in a full-on hug instead of a side hug.

37 comments:

  1. Thank goodness some normal instinctive interaction that didn't do a thing wrong to their hearts.

    You know after marriage they may hug and it won't lead to anything too close. You know out in public, in front of small children, on the way out the door to work. For most people a front hug is just a hug. Doesn't lead to thoughts or deeds. Even a kiss. Not every kiss leads to more thoughts or action.

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  2. Accident? Jill has already broken two rules already: hand-holding as they drove away from Derick in Nepal and full on hug. Is this really an accident or is Jill breaking rules intentionally?

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  3. Just so you know the episode is on YouTube! :)

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  4. the beeper went off be cuz she was breaking the rolls not be cuz she went across the line

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  5. Those two are really in love with each other. Jill is SO open about her love (runs to Derick) But it looks like Jill's enthusiasm is exactly the what Derick wants. I think they'll be on of the 50% who make it! It's interesting to see how Jill & Jessa are different. Jill has no embarassment and is so open about her fellings, and Jessa is much more reserved.

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  6. wishing you the best guys, I'm so happy for you!

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  7. They are a wonderful family congregations to derek and jill

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  8. That was soo sweet

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  9. What does jill, Mitchelle and JimBob think about Derick having tatoos?

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  10. It is funny the alarm went off at the hug! Jill crossed a line and were alarmed and everyone sees the metaphor! We buy into what the Duggars are selling but really how many in the audience live by any of these standards? However I have to say that the recognition of reasonable boundaries really takes the pressure that a lot of people place on others to be overly familiar, it is nice that the Duggars give lots and lots of reflection, contemplation, thought to what their limits and boundaries are and why so and then share that information so that others understand them. And congratulations to them on their consistency too. Quite the amazing family!

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  11. I pray that Jessa takes her time getting to know Ben, and seeks more wisdom from her family and friends.

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  12. Ha, Derick is just the kind of guy girls would throw themselves at. I admired Jills restraint on the Nepal trip, she waited on the Lord and the Lord brought the two together. The hug may not be the custom but I doubt it is a sin.

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  13. TOAST TO LOVE IS ON YOUTUBE!!!!

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  14. They are too cute and you can just tell they are so in love with each other.
    ... What I don't get is the huge discussion about they type of hug it was. I figured it would be mentioned after everyone talk about how excited and happy they are for them. It was the topic the whole segment. I wish they kind of let the focus be that then talk about the hug. Was it that big of a deal? They were just excited young in love and not to mention in front of 30 people. Seems almost irrelevant for the moment.

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  15. Much love to my favorite couple!! So happy for you :)

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  16. Goodness, she talks about "frontal hugs" as if if Jill and Derrick were making out!

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  17. JimBob and Michelle need to move on from being so intense about how their children hug (of all things!)! Jill and Derick are over 21 and should be allowed to greet each their own way. It's a hug for Pete's sake!

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  18. Very much enjoy your show. Childern are beautiful well adjusted, parents I applaud you job well done. Some families can't handle one childern and you have many. One concern I have is why aren't the childern furthering their education and go to college? I am not happy to see your daughter Jill becoming engaged so young. Would like her to grow more and get a degree to beable to support herself. Not to become a wife and a mother so young. Feel that strongly for all the childern. I will continue to watch your show one of the best on television.

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  19. I loved how they hugged. Good for them, you know? They hadn't seen each other in so long! That ought to be allowed! Glad Michelle wasn't up in arms about it, especially JB, they seemed like they understood.

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  20. Anonymous 16 you are so RIGHT!!!!

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  21. Bless your sweet hearts. Both of you are absolutely precious. Jill, your heart seems to be grounded and focused on following hard after the Lord.
    Time apart can be very hard and I don't think a hug was inappropriate. It's incredibly special that you and each of your siblings have been so committed to purity.
    That special day is coming dearest and I think you and your intended make the Lord smile often.
    God bless you all.

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  22. There was nothing wrong with Jill's hug. However, if there is anyone that is not happy with what happened, she didn't really give him a "frontal hug" anyway. Her arms were in front of her. So it wasn't like they were chest to chest.....
    So happy for you Jill. I don't know you personally, but you seem like such a nice girl. ( You seem nice to Derrick!)
    May God bless you both!
    Amanda

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  23. My goodness, why shouldn't they hug? Each their own beliefs, but this is getting ridiculous.

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  24. @AnonymousPrior to their getting engaged they had permission from all parents to hold hands once engaged.

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  25. Hugging is good, there is nothing wrong with hugging. But it's better to have high standards than no standards at all. Purity is a good think for the heart and soul.

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  26. I think the only reason it was made into a big deal is related to what they have always said on the show. "Each child sets their own standards, discusses them with us. They are chaperoned to keep them accountable to their own rules." It is important if your child states they will not do something and do it to have a discussion, whatever the standard be. It's about communication and accountability. The Duggars state this is our way and it is not for everyone, I think we can give them the same courtesy. It may not be the same as my rules but I can appreciate the communication, accountability and conviction it takes to be different, be strong and be true to who you are and what you stand for. On the other hand it would be nice to see that strong communication at play and hear Jill say that no we aren't changing our rules and thank you for keeping us true to the standards we have set for ourselves or something like that or a conversation between adults and kids to that effect. It shows the responsibility and decision is on the youths and not the elders. But that is my humble opinion.

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  27. sono molto contenta per loro ..il gesto è così spontaneo che si intravede tutto l'amore dei ragazzi ....auguro a loro un mondo di felicità e di Serenità

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  28. I loved that Derick said he enjoyed the frontal hug...more to come. So sweet

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  29. I live my own life in a far different fashion then this family yet I greatly admire their consistency and genuine love they show for one another and what they believe in. In this day and age they stand as a really remarkable tribute to "Family"

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  30. I think Jill and Derek will have a happy long life of missionary work or of helping others in places around the world. On the other hand, Jessa and her fiancé will have a more conservative and staid life in their community. I think both couples seem well matched. Congratulations!

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  31. I just wanted to say congrats,to the latest Duggar that got married.Anyway,I would like to hear from y'all,My e-mail is cgrelle2002@gmail.com

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  32. I think it looks like derek totally meant to hug her! And she just kinda was surprised... what's sad is that she feels like she has to say "one second mess up deal" so her parents won't be mad. The Duggars say that there the rules the kids have made but that's a lie. There parents are controlling everything, I appreciate the Bates family because there are different standards for the different couple that they have set themselves. I think this is way silly, like they have to say oops we messed up to justify a HUG! NOTHING WRONG WITH HUGGING! I hug people and it doesn't make me feel or think anything! I'm sorry this is silly! I LOVE DEREK FOR HUGGING HER! Way to go DEREK! Leave and cleave!

    Grace

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  33. I just love your show. Congrats Jill and Derrick. I think the marriage will last a lifetime, like her mom and dad! They are so much in love! Congrats also for the new baby on the way Jill!! Also congrats on Jessa and Bens engagement! This family is the definition of a "True Family" :) Love U All!!

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  34. congrats on your baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  35. @Anonymous

    she was just excited

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  36. I agree with the "hug" part and see exactly why a side hug would be better if you are trying to avoid any type of tempting situations that might occur before marriage. There is a lot to feel during a frontal hug. But I don't understand why sitting on derricks lap is any better during engagement photos. I think the reasoning behind the purpose would be the same for both front hugs and sitting on his lap.

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