Inside Austin Forsyth & Joy-Anna Duggar's Intimate Pre-Wedding Rendezvous

Joy-Anna Duggar, Austin Forsyth

So sweet! This week's episode of Counting On featured Joy-Anna (Duggar) and Autin Forsyth's wedding special, and the camera crew caught some seriously sweet moments on film. One in particular was Austin opening up about his feelings when he saw Joy in her wedding dress, and it's all sorts of melt-worthy.

  • Joy and Austin broke the rule about not seeing each other before the ceremony.

    During the episode, we got to see their special moment, hours before the wedding. "Babe, are you going to turn around and look at me?" Joy-Anna asked Austin. "I don't know, can I?" he asked.

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    When he turned around to watch Joy-Anna walking down the aisle in her wedding dress, he was mesmerized. They finally joined hands and shared "I love yous." He also told her, "So beautiful. You smell so good, too. You're the most prettiest [sic] bride ever."

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  • "This is it."

    Austin described how he felt in that moment, saying, "When I saw Joy for the first time in her wedding dress, I don't even know how to describe it ... I remember just being like, Okay, this is really it. Today we're getting married."

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    Joy-Anna recalled, "Seeing Austin's reaction made it even more special for me of just watching his face and him looking at my dress. That kind of stuff just makes my day."

  • They even exchanged special gifts to celebrate their big day.

    Austin gave Joy a shadowbox filled with "all the flowers and roses that [he'd] given her over [their] relationship," along with a love note to his bride. He wrote, "My dearest love, the very thought of getting to be your husband is very humbling and a great honor. You're truly a gift from our heavenly father. The way we have been brought together is very evident we serve a God that cares so much for us. Getting to spend time with you is my favorite thing. You are fun, enthusiastic, adventurous and always willing to try new things. I love you with all my heart and can't wait to grow deeper in love with you."

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  • Even though we just watched their wedding special, the couple is already expecting their first child.

    Joy and Austin announced shortly after their May nuptials that they're expecting a new baby sometime in 2018. Congrats to the happy couple -- we love watching your sweet moments together, and can't wait to meet this little one too.