Seven years married and on the anniversary of our first date we go back to the restaurant, sometimes it can’t be on the actual date but we get close! 3. Q&A: Courtship, Vaccinations & Thanksgiving. I’ve followed your story since the first sbow, Jill! Love to you…. The 29-year-old, who appeared on … Hey guys! They have also discussed publicly why they broke away from the family Credit: YouTube/Dillard Family Official They have two sons, five-year-old Israel and three-year-old Samuel. We have two active boys and love spending time together as a family. Reality star Jill Duggar of "Counting On" fame left no stones unturned in a candid question and answer session on her family's … Required fields are marked *. He had picked up some fried rice from a street vender for a late dinner and brought it to the room my dad and I were in and we stayed up talking for awhile. (shh!) When he were 13 his family moved away to work with an international missions organization…we wrote weekly, talked on the phone a few times a year, instant messaged daily through highschool, just the very dear friends…100% committed to never ruining it. View sermons, devotionals and spiritual thoughts from our hearts to yours. "It probably ended up being a little more than minimum wage," her husband Derick Dillard, 31, revealed in a video on their Dillard Family Official YouTube page. Jill also gave reasons as to why there has been some distancing. God is good. Here’s an old video I pulled up on YouTube that gives a quick recap of our early relationship. At the theater they kept trying to sale me a child’s ticket – they just wouldn’t believe she was 15. We answer the following questions in this video: Do you use birth control? The theater attendant said “its a gym or something that Listerine is making.” Well her pack had melted, so she took the entire pack, thinking it was one piece of gum, put it in her moyand tried to chew it. This is the Dillard Family's Facebook page. We pray you’ll be blessed as you hang out on our site and get to know us a little bit better! Read More ». Aww! The Dillard Family. The photos above are considered the property of the Dillard Family and may only be used with their written permission. Learn more », We are Derick and Jill Dillard! We both grew up in Northwest Arkansas, but met each other in Nepal, then we married seven months later! Are the rumors about a falling out between you and Derick and your family true? 1. Skipped the “dating/courtship” part entirely and went straight to deciding to spend the rest of our lives together, April 10, 2011 (I mean, let’s not waste any time, am I right? Duggar Family Official. Aww! haha, 2. Jill Duggar Dillard says she never expected to be distant from her large family. COMMENTdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a4195df342be377f6f20d282ae97cfad" );document.getElementById("gb5b4cecb9").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Receive notifications of new blog posts by email! Learn more », Try some tasty family recipes from Jill's kitchen. By Jill. I was living in Nashville and he was doing predeployment training with the Marines. I came home and told my dad I was going to marry him! I had known her her entire life, but that was the first date (she passed away in 2008, 3 weeks after we got engaged. The Dillard Family. Your post brought a smile to my face. Took a long time to work through that). Please request permission to use the photos. Derick and I had been talking over Skype and texting since August 2013, but hadn’t officially met until my dad and I flew to Nepal in November with the TLC film crew tagging along to capture our first meeting. 6 weeks later, he purposed and we just celebrated 7 years of marriage. You’re reaching so many people on a positive level! However, Jill and Derick have been feuding with her parents Jim Bob and Michelle for several months after flouting their conservative values and claiming they were not paid for their appearances on the … Yes! We have two anniversaries, marriage and when he asked me to court him also. Pic credit: TLC. The previous fun fact sheds light on this fun fact for those of you who followed our story back then…Did you know that after Derick asked to court me, we didn’t actually leave Nepal right away?! He sat across from my dad as we ate pancakes for dinner before leaving. Aww. TRENDING: House Republicans Demand Special Counsel Investigation Into Election Fraud The couple has also begun sharing more of their lives on their Dillard Family blog and on their Dillard Family official YouTube page, where they say, "We can be the ones to tell our story." Dillard's: Shop designer dresses, shoes, clothing, handbags, cosmetics and beauty, bedding, lingerie, wedding registry items and more. To cut it even shorter one night God hit us with the realization we had work to do together and marriage was the next step…5 months later we fell in love (both a choice and a sudden realization) a month later we were engaged and 11 months from our realization we were married. Tea is a big part of Nepali and Tibetan culture, so Derick drank a lot of it during his two years in Nepal. 44 personas están hablando de esto. Apparently either a coyote or fox was outside our door last night making our cat very agitated and she startled me. We pray you’ll be blessed as you hang out on our site and get to know us a little bit better! My husband and I talked over the phone and Skype every day for almost 2 months before we met face to face. 924K likes. He passed me a note which i still have. She was having a major life-saving surgery in a few days and was very scared. God has placed international missions on our hearts. Thanks for continuing to share with us. Comment below. Because of the way everything worked out, I ended up being even more surprised (pleasantly of course 🙂 ) when Derick asked me at the “end” (5th day) of our trip to be his girlfriend, then it was super special to have the next week to connect even more without cameras! Thanksgiving 2001 (don’t remember the exact date) was the first date between me and my fiance. Derick and I had been talking over Skype and texting since August 2013, but hadn’t officially met until my dad and I flew to Nepal in November with the TLC film crew tagging along to capture our first meeting. As he left that evening (our chaperone may have fallen asleep haha) he said, “I love you”…and of course I followed up with “I love you too!”. ❤. I think I accidentally deleted my comment by leaving this page before hitting the post comment button. God has placed international missions on our hearts. Dried Oranges & Cranberries Christmas Decor. Next month marks 8 years of being together! Wow how time has flown! Hosted by Abundant Designs. We never see you and Derick with your family and we don’t see the boys with their cousins on the Duggar side. We are Derick and Jill Dillard. I remember the date we got engaged at church. aww, thanks for sharing! Does your (Derick's) mom still have cancer? This is the official YouTube channel of Derick and Jill (Duggar) Dillard, former stars on the TLC reality shows, "19 Kids and Counting" & "Counting On." 6 years ago today I was halfway across the world in Nepal when our love story officially began!! -Jill. Thanks for sharing.  Our story is a little crazy and adventurous, but we love it!  We have two active boys and love spending time together as a family. Read More ». Life isn’t perfect, but there’s nobody I’d rather be walking this journey hand-in-hand with than him! We were both homeschooled and lived on the same street, the next 10 years found us pretty much inseparable. After I got the adult ticket she asked me”why didn’t you just take the discount and get me the child’s ticket.” And I said “because you are not a child, it wouldn’t be right.” She said,”no one has ever bought me an adult ticket before.”. The property of the night we met face to face from our hearts to yours theater were... 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