The Duggar parents often accompany their kids on dates in order to maintain "accountability" and "keep things from going in the wrong direction," per Jim Bob.The girls are fine with this, as being alone with men puts them in grave "moral danger." When the parents aren't available, their older siblings will often tag along, making every date a group date and a family affair.Even in the kids' late teens and early 20s, mom and dad are creeping on their text messages.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 Duggar family's unusual dating rules have been well documented, and have been well before the family was embroiled in scandals.
So on Sunday evening at the same house where church service was held earlier in the day, after the adults have left, Amish kids meet for Sunday night singing.
"The best way to avoid scaring or traumatizing your kids is to be honest, without getting into excessive details, and to talk in a kind and matter-of-fact way.
This is also how I believe you should talk about sex, drugs, and anything else.
Despite talk of Joy-Anna Duggar breaking courtship rules, and signs of hope like Jinger wearing shorts, these guidelines ain't no joke.
Here are 21 things the Duggars specifically do not allow ...