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The couple planned to tie the knot on October 28, but they've reportedly bumped the date up -- to this weekend.The Daily Mail reports that despite a planned seven-month engagement, the couple will wed on Saturday, May 20. An insider says that the wedding will be held close to the Duggars' large compound in Arkansas, where most of Joy-Anna's 18 siblings still live.When it comes to their core convictions, they stand firm.Their belief system certainly takes a certain kind of conviction in order to practice, too, since their list of rules for love and life is not short.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. 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 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.The impromptu switch has fans murmuring about possible reasoning.The Duggar family is famously conservative: Parents Jim Bob and Michelle don't allow any dates without chaperones, and in fact, dating isn't even called "dating"; it's "entering a courtship." The only permitted form of physical affection are side hugs, meaning that couples' first kisses take place on their wedding day.Yet, despite his hypocrisy, and the fact that everything about them has been under more scrutiny, the Duggars weathered the storm.TLC axed , and you can count on them never backing down from their beliefs.