"Counting On" gave fans a thrill. A rooftop proposal, shotgun wedding, and baby talk were central themes viewers gravitated towards. Women Jill Dillard, Jessa Seewald, and Jinger Vuolo showcased their lives for the public's pleasure. As Dillard served in El Salvador, Seewald milked motherhood, and Vuolo embraced marriage. Their happiness exuded on-screen, and people slipped into their rum reveries. With love at the forefront, the patriarchy's prodigal, Josh Duggar, and his wife, Anna Keller, were almost forgotten.

Their filmed appearances stifled among the buried "19 Kids and Counting," but their mystery heightened allure. Since Duggar completed his stint, his lifestyle changed from influential lobbyist to average civilian.

Back to the future

The movie "Back to the Future" was a classic comedy. The protagonist, Marty McFly, travelled thirty years into the past. Before he sought the help of kooky scientist, Doc Brown, McFly needed to ignite the romance between his parents. If he failed, his entire family would vanish forever.

When news broke of infidelity, molestation, and incest, Duggar was ostracized. Even though his loved ones supported him, his political career plummeted. Keller and her four children thrived inside their Washington, D.C. mansion. Unfortunately, they travelled back in time due to Duggar's resurfaced mistakes. Unlike McFly, Duggar fixed his problems in the present. He recently relocated to Arkansas, and rumors whispered of his humbling return as a car salesman.

If only Doc Brown and his DeLorean had the wherewithal to reappear, and save the day.

Positive or negative?

Duggar and Keller discredited the use of contraceptives and discouraged Planned Parenthood. Birth control and abortions were never accepted because of their religious identity, so their pregnancies centered on when and not why. In 2011, an E! News article exposed Duggar's thoughts on procreation.

He affirmed, "It's really not about the number of children you have, but how well are you doing with the children God has given you. We're really just going to take it one at a time. I don't think you can say we're going to set out and say we're going to have five kids or four or three. We have no control over that. God has the control." In some fandoms, online commentary focused on Keller's growing gut. Maybe she ate a big lunch, or maybe another pregnancy test screamed positive. Only time will tell.

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