‘Counting On’: Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard Explain Why They Left

Counting On‘s Jill Duggar Dillard and Derick Dillard haven’t been on the TLC show for three years. And now, fans know exactly what happened and why they left.

Counting On: Jill Duggar Dillard Struggles with Family

Fans feel bad for Jill Duggar Dillard from Counting On. It’s easy to see her relationship with some of her family members isn’t the best. But now Jill spoke out about how things went with the family. And how they are going now.

In fact, Counting On star Jill Duggar said she is distanced from family. But she said they work to mend things, and she hopes things are healing. But fans could see the pain on her face as she spoke about the situation.

Jill from Counting On said that leaving the show was a hard decision but they are glad they did it. She also said she had to do what was right for her family. And her husband, Derick Dillard, agreed with her and looked sad as well.

Counting On: Jill Duggar

Derick Dillard Said They Couldn’t Plan their Life

Jill Duggar asked Counting On celeb Derick Dillard what he wanted to share. Derick said that being full-time on Counting On didn’t give them any alone time. In fact, he said that they couldn’t even plan their lives outside of the show.

Derick mentioned their ability to go on mission trips was taken away from them. But he didn’t say how that took place or who did it. Some fans wonder if Jim Bob Duggar of Counting On is stopping them from leaving the country. Or something else is going on.

Derick Dillard said they had to choose their family over Counting On. And that if they did come back to the show, it wouldn’t be under the terms they had before. And it wouldn’t likely be full-time like they were before.

Counting On: Jill Duggar - Derick Dillard

Counting On: Why Derick & Jill Choose Their Own Family

Derick and Jill both kept saying they had to choose a good path for their family. And that they had to make the best choice for their family’s well-being. Viewers of Counting On agreed that was the wise thing to do. But they said they missed the couple on the show.

Derick Dillard is in law school right now, and that is what they are focused on. Fans asked how they are able to afford to live. And Jill Duggar also said they are on a budget and they saved money.

It doesn’t seem like Counting On celebrity Jill misses money and support from her family. But it is obvious that she wishes things could be different between them. As of right now, Derick and his wife said they have no plans to return to the show. When fans asked if the network edited them out at events or if they weren’t there. They said, if people didn’t see them at funerals or weddings, it’s likely the editing process team took them out.

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