"19 Kids and Counting" star Jill Duggar met her fiancé Derick Dillard for the first time in Nepal. Watch the video of their first meeting in person.
Jill Duggar met Derick Dillard a few months ago in Nepal. And her dad Jim Bob was also with Jill on this trip. After Jill's first meeting with Derick, they decided to get engaged.
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22 year old Jill Duggar was first introduced to Derick Dillard via email by her father. "My father built a friendship with Derick before I did and that added a whole level of security," Jill tells People.
And they started talking on Skype after that. And then they decided to meet each other. "We talked a lot and started texting and emailing," Jill said before her first meeting. "And we Skyped a lot. I got to know some of his friends and family. And then, we met in person months later. I was in love with someone I had never met in person."
25 year old Derick Dillard spent the latter part of 2013 doing missionary work overseas. And he was in Nepal for his work, when Jill Duggar decided to meet him. Jill and his father Bob went to Nepal to meet Derick for the first time in person.
"I traveled over 36 hours to meet him and we had a film crew filming and jet lag so it is a different dynamic than most people have," she says. "But it was really special. We enjoyed the first several days getting to spend time together and getting to see things together."
And after meeting with Derick, TLC's hit reality show "19 Kids and Counting" star was so happy. "I'm like, 'Oh my goodness, this could very well be my future husband," Duggar excitedly told ABC News. "This could be the one!"
And Dillard also presented a bouquet of flowers to her love Jill Duggar when he first saw her. "I've never missed someone so much who I've never met before!" Dillard told Jill while presenting her a bouquet.
"He was so sweet! He greeted me with flowers and yeah, it was crazy because I had been preparing for this moment," Duggar gushed. "Everything just went really smoothly. [A] perfect moment."
And as a result of this meeting, the couple is now about to get engaged. View engagement photos of Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard at TLC.
Watch below the video of that first moment when Jill Duggar saw Derick Dillard in Nepal.
And also watch Meanwhile watch below the video of Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard enjoying food in Nepal with dad Jim Bob.