With 19 kids and a reality show, there aren’t many secrets in the Duggar household — still, we were a little taken aback on last night’s episode of 19 Kids and Counting in which Jill sat down with her then husband-to-be Derrick Dillard and her parents, Jim Bob and Michelle for a “premarital counseling session.”
At a public frozen yogurt shop.
“The four of us meet on a weekly basis for counseling,” Michelle said in yesterday’s episode. “I believe it is our responsibility to equip our children to be prepared for that next step in life of marriage.”
Some of the topics they covered in the coveted relationship book include stress and intimate activities.
So what was last night’s topic? Finances — and Jill’s strict pop didn’t hold back when questioning the professional accountant!
Jim Bob grilled his then future son-in-law on whether his family bought used vehicles—which they did, thankfully.
Tent camping this evening for the first time since we've been married! I love my husband @derickdillard #tentcamping #soinlove #besthusbandever #weekend
“What do you think about debt? Say your engine blew up on your car and you’re running low on cash,” the 49-year-old patriarch asked. “What would you do?”
Derick swiftly replied, “Probably have an emergency fund.”
Although he was satisfied with that answer, he snapped back, “What if that was depleted?”
“I wouldn’t go into debt,” Derick told his future father-in-law.
Fortunately, it seems like they have the situation under control. And if not, who says they can’t just go and register for a new car engine? After all, this is the same couple that registered for Dr. Pepper…
Watch the clip!