Anna Duggar's Marriage to Josh Sounds Downright Miserable

Anna Duggar, Josh Duggar

Few things make us more sad than thinking about Anna Duggar still being married to her cheating husband Josh. We know, the decision is totally up to her to stay, and we want to support it, really ... it's just so hard when we hear reports about how controlling Josh is and how terrible it seems to be married to him.

  • After everything Josh put Anna through a few years ago, you'd think he'd do everything in his power to treat her like a queen.

    In 2015, it was revealed that Josh had molested four of his little sisters as a young teen, as well as another underage babysitter. The scandal caused TLC to cancel 19 Kids and Counting, but things got even worse a few months later when Josh was caught in the Ashley Madison hack. After it was revealed that he had multiple accounts on the notorious cheaters website, he admitted to being unfaithful to Anna, and went to a Christian rehab center for seven months for alleged sex addiction. 

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  • As far as we know, Anna never even considered divorce, even though she had every Biblical reason to do so.

    After Josh's multiple cheating scandals, an insider explained to People, "[Anna] is fully and permanently committed to her marriage and her children. And she'll have the support of Jim Bob and Michelle and everyone else in their circle in terms of staying with him and making this work ... Divorce is not even something that will be discussed."

  • Josh should be thanking his lucky stars Anna stayed, but he's apparently imposed some pretty strict rules on her instead.

    Anna Duggar, Josh Duggar

    A source recently shared with Celebrity Insider that even though Josh isn't on social media anymore, he totally controls Anna's accounts, and she has to hand over all her passwords to him. And she isn't allowed to work, and has to depend on him for her financial wellbeing.

    While it isn't unusual for the Duggar women to not have jobs, the insider said that most of them at least get an allowance from their husbands. Anna, on the other hand, reportedly has to ask for permission to even buy money for groceries for the family, according to The Hollywood Gossip.

    The craziest "rule" Josh has imposed on Anna has to do with her communication with other people though. She apparently isn't allowed to talk to members of the opposite sex, outside of their families. Her father-in-law Jim Bob is OK, as are Josh's brothers, but that's it. 

  • We really hope these reports aren't true.

    We just want Anna to be happy, even it for her that means staying married instead of running to the hills. Unfortunately, this isn't the first report we've heard that Anna isn't all that content with her lot in life these days. A couple of months ago, an insider on Reddit revealed that she is still "miserable" being married to Josh.

    Hopefully she knows that it's never too late to change her mind and get out.