Jill Dillard (née Duggar) has revealed her upcoming autobiography, count of cosT will be issued four months before the plan.
The reality star wrote on Instagram to share the news, “ICYMI… We are excited to announce that our book, Counting the Costs, is going to be released earlier than expected! Thank you all for the overwhelming support and Because of our interest in the story, we’ve been able to pull some strings and now the book is coming out four months earlier than initially expected!”
The book will now be released on 12 September 2023 instead of the previous release date of 2024. The book will detail her “traumatic journey as part of the reality-show-filming Duggar family,” and the mom-of-three said she hopes it “depicts a story that is difficult, yet hopeful.” Has been”.
“The challenges we faced, including a lack of respect for boundaries, greed, manipulation and betrayal, are not much different than those faced by many in our audience. However, 15+ years of reality television , surrounded by secrecy and lies, is like pouring petrol on the fire of our struggle,” she shared earlier, adding: “Thank you God for the time, the tears, the truth and the healing, turning our wounds into scars.” Although we would never have chosen this path, and it has cost us dearly, we want to use our voices to show others that beyond pain there is hope.”
Jill is the fourth eldest of 19 children welcomed by parents Jim Bob and Michelle. All of his children’s names begin with the letter J; Joshua, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Ginger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jedediah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johanna, Jennifer, Jordan-Grace and Josie.
Jill and sisters Jana, 31, Jessa, 29, and Ginger, 28, were leaders of the buddy system that pairs older siblings with younger siblings to help with childcare. Jill’s group consisted of Joy-Anna, Jenny and James, while Jessa looked after Jordan, Jeremiah and Justin. Ginger was responsible for Jedediah and Johanna before they left the nest, and Jana took care of Jackson, Jason and youngest brother Josie, who was born in 2009.
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The four eldest sons were not asked to be friends.
In recent years, Jill and Derrick have distanced themselves from the family and have stopped following many of the family’s strictest beliefs; The Duggars are devout Independent Christian Baptists, who pride themselves on their conservative outlook. They follow strict guidelines in their daily lives, and men and women are not allowed to be alone together unless married.
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However, despite ongoing rumors of a family split, Jessa recently posted an adorable photo of all the ladies in the family, captioning the pic: “The older you get, the busier life gets — which means It’s always extra special when we do manage to get all 9 of us sisters + mom together again in the same place at the same time! Last week was golden.”
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