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 16 things the Duggars specifically do not allow ...However, all three of the Duggar girls are standing beside theirs.It’s unclear if the girls aren’t sitting on their bikes because their attire is making it difficult for them to ride, but some Duggar family fans think that this may be the case.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.“Normally I’d agree that they’d be fine without helmets if some weren’t also riding in flip flops and a dress.
(Instagram) But before you sink your teeth into the latest news from the Duggars, there are some important facts you need to know about the reality TV family, who are quite conservative when it comes to relationships and marriage. Courting simply means "dating with the intent to marry." However, there are rules, which they explained during an episode of They don't believe in kissing or hand-holding before marriage, and dates are always accompanied with a chaperone.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.The Duggars avoid birth control saying they have decided to allow God to determine the number of children they have.All of the children are homeschooled, and access to entertainment such as movies and television is limited.According to Jim Bob and Michelle, half of courtships don't turn into marriages — and that's OK. “A parent that loves and cares for their children, they want the best relationship for their child.