Well, Jill has been estranged from her family for years. However, before distancing herself from Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, Jill had tons of struggles, especially when she was still part of the family’s reality show.
Counting On: Jill Duggar’s Struggles With Her Family
Jill Duggar became popular in 19 Kids and Counting. However, the family faced a huge scandal that forced TLC to cancel the show. Apparently, Josh Duggar’s molestation scandal surfaced in 2015, which affected the family’s reality show.
Months later, Jill and her sister, Jessa Duggar, revealed that they’re two of the four victims of Josh’s molestation scandal. Since then, Jill’s relationship with her family went downhill.
The Duggars were able to return in Counting On. However, Jill and her husband, Derick Dillard didn’t last that long in the show. Apparently, the two decided to quit the show where the feud between Jill and her parents began.
According to Jill, they realized that they don’t have much control over their lives when they’re in the show. The two also said that they wanted to pursue their own goals in life, and leaving the show is one of the first steps to do it. Since then, Jill has never been to the Duggar’s compound for years.
Josh’s Arrest Made Things Worse
Counting On fans believe that Josh Duggar’s child porn arrest made things worse between Jill Duggar and her parents. Apparently, fans think that Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar enabled Josh’s immoral behavior by saving him from his consequences.
Due to this, fans think that Jill is disappointed much like her cousin, Amy King, who’s been very vocal about her hatred and disgust towards Josh. At this point, Josh is still under house arrest in a property owned by the Reber family.
Counting On: Jill & Her Parents Are Slowly Heading Toward Peace
Counting On stars Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard previously went headlines after sharing some updates about their relationship with Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar. According to Jill, they’re still not on the best terms with some of their family.
Jill also said that they still had some disagreements. However, Jill revealed that they’ve been working toward healing and restoration, although she admits that it would still take some time.
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