You may at all times ‘rely on’ a Duggar to seek out love. Justin Duggar simply introduced he’s ‘courting’ 19-year-old Claire Spivey, so get the news on this new addition to the ‘Counting On’ household.
“Claire [Spivey] and I are excited to share that we’re in a courtship,” 17-year-old Justin Duggar stated in a preview of the season 11 finale of Counting On, per Us Weekly. Within the clip, the teenage son of Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar gushed over his new girlfriend. “God introduced Claire in my life, and I wasn’t actually anticipating it, however he introduced her alongside proper after I wanted her. Ever since then, I simply knew that she was the one.”
The younger Counting On star and his new girlfriend have but to make it Instagram official – as a result of they might not even have Instagram accounts. There are two recently-made accounts that reportedly belong to Justin and Claire. Nonetheless, neither has claimed possession. The one allegedly belonging to Justin solely has a single image of himself on it. The one supposedly belonging to Claire has no posts in any respect. It’s following a whole lot of Duggars, although. Because the world will get prepared for an additional Duggar romance, right here’s what you have to know:
1. Her household has been near the Duggar clan for many years. “Justin and I’s households have identified one another for over 20 years, so earlier than he or I had been even born, after which we acquired linked final 12 months,” stated Claire within the clip asserting their relationship.
2. She met Justin at a household convention. “Me and Claire met at a household convention, not too way back,” Justin stated within the preview of the Counting On finale. “A number of months after, I talked with dad and requested if I might begin a relationship along with her.” After listening to that, it ought to come at no shock to listen to that Claire is simply as spiritual as him. “I’m actually wanting ahead to the memories to return spent with him. I’m excited to see what the Lord holds for us within the close to future,” she stated, per Us Weekly.
3. Justin broke the information of their courtship to his fam over video chat. Whereas out in Texas, Justin joined a video convention name with a few of his siblings to inform them the good information. “That is Claire, and we are actually in an official relationship,” he stated, which resulted in cheers from his household. Although some expressed concern that it may be “tough” to begin a relationship in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Justin didn’t appear too frightened. “Although we will’t exit to eat on a regular basis or possibly go bowling or one thing, I feel there are different methods…simply spending that high quality time collectively, possibly it’s again at dwelling with the household, we attempt to be inventive and discover different methods.”
4. She has “a whole lot of good qualities,” in keeping with her new boyfriend. With love in his eyes, Justin gushed that his new girlfriend is heaven-sent. “Claire has a whole lot of good qualities, and I can sit right here and inform you all of them, however there are such a lot of good issues that I see in her. I’m so blessed to have her in my life,” he stated. He additionally stated that she’s “actually outgoing” and “good.”
5. She’s in all probability isn’t going to say “I Do” simply but. Figuring out how Duggar “courtships” go, a public declaration of romance is rapidly adopted by an engagement which itself is quickly adopted by a wedding. Then, subsequent factor you already know, there’s a baby on the way. Justin – who continues to be technically a minor — received’t flip 18 till November 15. Justin was in Texas when he broke the information, and Texas Law Help studies that nobody underneath the age of 18 can get married except they’ve been emancipated. Nonetheless, if the couple didn’t wish to get married the 2 months earlier than Justin turned 18, they might try and get hitched in his native Arkansas. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed laws in 2019 that established that 17-year-olds can get married as long as the mother and father give their consent, per WREG.