More big news out of the tiny town of Tontitown today.
It’s only been two months since we learned that Josiah Duggar was courting Lauren Swanson, but we now know that the young couple has decided to take the next step in their relationship.
Yes, Josiah and Lauren revealed today that they’re officially engaged!
They shared the news with fans in a joint interview with Us Weekly:
“This is an exciting, big step in our lives, and the whole thing was very meaningful,” Josiah told the mag when asked how he popped the question.
“The place where I proposed to Lauren is the exact spot where her parents were engaged. There’s a lot of family history on this property, making it a special place for Lauren.”
Lauren was equally ecstatic in her own description of the proposal:
“I’m really excited to be getting married to Josiah,” she told the tabloid.
“Everything about the engagement was such a special moment for me. I’m especially looking forward to spending the rest of my life with him!”
Josiah gushed about Lauren’s family and spoke with obvious excitement about the prospect of the two clans uniting:
“It’s going to be neat to see two great families come together in this union,” Duggar tells Us.
“It’ll take a lot of planning since we have big families on both sides, but we’re very excited to get started and so thankful for how God has brought our lives together.”
While an engagement is generally a foregone conclusion once a Duggar announces a courtship, that’s not always the outcome.
In fact, before he met Lauren, Josiah courted Marjorie Jackson, but the couple abruptly called things off without explanation.
Needless to say, Duggar fans are thrilled that the 21-year-old had better luck the second time around.
Thus far, Josiah and Marjorie haven’t offered any details in terms of the date of their nuptials, but whenever they exchange vows, you can bet it’ll be a lavish affair with 1,000 or so guests in attendance.
It’s the Duggar way.
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Source:: The Hollywood Gossip