A Love Story: Jill and Derick Dillard Photo Gallery

See how Jill and Derick's relationship has evolved over the years in this photo gallery.

February 25, 2016
By: Korenne Smith
Show: Counting On

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Jill says hello to Derick in person for the first time in Nepal.

Derick was in Nepal doing missionary work when he started chatting with Jill. He's actually from a town near the Duggars in Arkansas.

Derick gives Jill a lift on his motorbike while they are in Nepal.

Jill and Derick visited with some of the local Nepalese children.

Jill and Derick are reunited in Arkansas.

Jill and Derick got to know each other via texts and phone calls while he was in Nepal. When they returned home, they had the chance to spend more time together.

Derick and Jill first met face-to-face in Nepal where he was doing missionary work.

The happy couple poses in a winter wonderland. Derick proposed to Jill with a little songwriting help from Walker Hayes.

Derick and his mom pick out the perfect engagement ring for Jill.

As part of the proposal, Derick has a country singer serenade Jill.

Derick gets down on one knee, and Jill can't help but smile.

An aerial view of the big proposal.

Derick nervously slides the ring on Jill's finger.

Vintage chic engagement photos from the newly engaged couple.

Jill is sitting pretty on the fence.

Jill and Derick smile at each other in this lovely candid moment.

The couple takes time out from wedding planning to have a picnic and some hiking with their chaperone James.

The happy couple looks at a large church for a potential wedding venue.

Derick and Jill chose the vanilla cake with raspberry filling for their wedding.

Jill is the first Duggar daughter to get married and leave home. Here she begins her search for a wedding dress.

Jill went to a bridal shop to try on dresses for her big day.

Jill tries out a potential wedding day look.

Jill models her first dress option.

The first dress featured an elegant flowing train.

Jill beams on her perfect shopping day.

A second dress option.

The family weighs in on the second dress.

Jill takes a close look at a third dress.

Jill gets opinions on the fourth dress option.

Jill says yes to the dress.

Don't worry, those aren't Jill's children (19, to be exact!). Midwife and wedding coordinator Venessa threw Jill an adorable bridal shower. The guest list included many women and babies who Jill has helped through her work as a midwife. Here, Jill strikes a pose with some of the little ones.

Jill has touched so many lives, so her bridal shower was packed with those who love her.

Jill holds another baby girl. During the shower, Venessa organized a sweet gift for the bride-to-be. She framed a picture of two lovebirds and had each bridal shower attendee put her thumbprint (and her child's thumbprint) on the piece of art.

Jill's bridal shower cake had a special message. If you saw Derick's sweet proposal, that's exactly how Jill responded.

Jill and Derick started their relationship long distance before finally meeting in person in Nepal where Derick was doing mission work.

Jill wore a traditional style custom satin and lace dress for the event.

Jill and Derick light a unity candle at their wedding.

Derick and Jill cutting the cake together.

Derick and Jill will be starting their married life in Arkansas, close to their families.

The wedding party included five of Jill's sisters as bridesmaids, two of her brothers as groomsmen, her sisters and a niece as flower girls, five brothers as ushers and a brother and nephew sharing ring-bearer responsibilities.

The wedding party gathers to wish Jill and Derick the best for the marriage.

Derick and Jill enjoy their honeymoon.

Jill and Derick celebrate their "weekiversary" on the beach near Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, where they spent their honeymoon. The happy couple toured the Wright Brothers National Memorial, enjoyed a picnic lunch, and visited the Cape Hatteras lighthouse.

Jill and Derick show off matching rings and Chaco sandals.

Jill and Derick go to IHOP for an inexpensive dinner date.

Jill uses a classic Duggar money-saving technique and gives her husband a haircut at home.

Jill and Derick kiss on their first fourth of July.

And a baby makes three! Jill and Derick announce that they are expecting.

Jill and Derick welcome Baby Israel in 2015.

Baby Israel in a more tranquil moment.

Jill officially became a midwife!

Jill and Derick head off to help others in Latin America.

Jill and Derick snuggle with baby Israel.

Jill and Derick juggle life as new parents.

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