Jessa Duggar Won’t Kiss Until Wedding

jessa-duggar19 Kids & Counting star and devout Christian Jessa Duggar revealed that she won’t kiss her boyfriend until their wedding day. In the premiere of the show to air April 1, the 21-year-old from Arkansas reveals how she and her beau, Ben Seewald, 18, stick to traditional religious dating rules.

They avoid physical contact completely, only hugging briefly to say hello or goodbye, a step up from when they first starting dating and just a quick ‘side hug’ was allowed. Michelle Duggar, who has guided her daughter through courtship, said: ‘They want to wait on the physical relationship until later.’

Jessa met Ben at church. Father Jim Bob said: ‘We are so excited for Ben and Jessa. They are enjoying getting to know each other and are recommending sermons to one another.’ The Duggars define courtship as a couple deciding whether marriage is appropriate while in a group setting with both of their families.

Do YOU think you should be able to KISS before marriage?

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  • threelittlebirds

    i wouldn’t even call that a relationship. i can see having no sex before marriage, but kissing?! that seems a little extreme.

  • Cici

    That’s sweet. It’s nice to see people stick to their morals & stay true to themselves.

  • Rah

    I guess good for them for sticking to their beliefs, but I believe sexual compatibility is important.