Counting On alums Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are no more part of the show. They have been taking aggressive steps to get away with the Duggar family. According to Derick, Jill is taking a step back from her famous family and doesn’t share a good equation with her father. In the midst of this, Derick made a statement that made the fans and critics wary of him. Have a look.
Counting On: Is Derick Really A Progressive Man?
Derick seems like a progressive man. That reflects in his thought process and actions as well. However, the patriarch in him came out in the open recently. Although he is helping his wife break free, there appear to be some limitations put on her. An Instagram user started a Reddit thread with “She is looking happier now.” Derrick joined in and said that Jill could do any work she wants within reason. This attracted the attention of the fans instantly.
Fans Discuss After Derick’s Comment Of Jill Working ‘Within Reason’
The fans were quick to notice this statement and made another thread to discuss this. They wondered what ‘within reason of course’ meant really. A user mentioned that they appreciate Jill breaking free from her family. But she gets to do this ‘under her husband’s thumb.’ Another user noted that everything still has to do with Derick’s thought process! Many even deliberated if Derick sets the boundaries or Jill or she is free to do so. Nevertheless, others felt this might be a joke. But only time will tell!
Counting On: Duggars Are Sticklers Of Too Many Rules!
Jim Bob and his wife Michelle got strict rules for their 19 kids. The girls of the house were supposed to wear modestly – skirts covering the knee and tops covering their shoulders and chests. The Duggars were also against touching, kissing, or holding hands with their future spouse before the wedding. The sons get enough work within Jim Bob’s companies. The patriarch has experience in politics, real estate, and car sales. However, the girls were expected to stay home and take care of kids and family.
Jill Duggar Is Living Her Best Life Away From Family
In December 2019, Derrick began spilling the tea over the couple’s equations with the famous Duggar family. He shared that they do not get to see other members as Jill needs permission by Jim Bob to visit his home. As for Jill, she is taking steps away from her family, living her best life. She is listening to science-based podcasts and encouraging healthy parenting for her children. Although she doesn’t have a job outside of her house, she might have one in the near future.