Cue the ‘awws!’ Jim Bob Duggar took to the family’s Instagram account on Saturday, Sept. 15 to share a sweet pic with his wife, Michelle, and his message was the sweetest. 

“The beauty of the sunset pales in comparison to the beauty of the woman beside me!” the Counting On star captioned the snap. BRB, crying. 

Fans immediately began commenting on the photo, with one person writing, “So sweet. Love watching y’all and your growing family.” A second joked, “Jim Bob! All the husbands are mad that you make them look so bad at their jobs in comparison to you. Hahahahaha.” And a third added, “What a lovely thing to say about one’s wife. I love our Arkansas sunsets so I know first hand how sweet it was. Happy birthday, Michelle!!”

The reality TV matriarch celebrated her 52nd birthday just two days earlier — and rang it in by packing on the PDA with her hubby. “Ew!” someone can be heard saying in a clip posted to the Duggar Family Official Facebook page. Jim Bob even laughed after hearing the comment, before praising Michelle’s qualities. “You’re such a great mother. I love you so much. 52 and counting!” he said. 

The duo has been married for 34 years, and in honor of the special day, Jim Bob took to the family’s blog to write what he thought the basic needs of men are. Keyword: Thought. “A man needs a wife who develops inward and outward beauty,” one requirement read. Another stated, “A man needs a wife who honors his leadership.” 

Ugh. You were doing so well, JB!

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