Jill Duggar is Ready to Say "I Do," Engaged to Derick Dillard

Posted Wednesday April 9, 2014 10:05 AM GMT

Branching out into her own little family, Jill Duggar announced that she is engaged to be married.

The 22-year-old accepted boyfriend Derick Dillard’s proposal and the two are expected to tie the knot in the new few months.

"I am so happy," Jill told People. "Our story is so very unique. The first time we talked, he was in Japan, we met in Nepal, he spent time in India and Israel and then came back to Arkansas where he met my family. We have a very international story even though we live so close."

The “19 Kids and Counting” star also stars a unique thought about courtship and she and Derick will share their first kiss on their wedding day. The pair didn’t hold hands until their engagement.

"I feel like I'm dreaming," Derick told People of the proposal. "It was great to grab her hand for the first time."

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