Ben Seewald Takes Courtship of Jessa Duggar to a Whole New Level

Jessa Duggar and Ben SeewaldThis has got to be either the most romantic gesture I’ve ever seen from a man in love ... or the cheesiest.

Apparently, Jessa Duggar’s boyfriend Ben Seewald is showing men out there how modern courtship is done with his latest move. The only problem is that I’m not sure if I’m supposed to be impressed with it or cringe with embarrassment.

Jessa posted a photo of a handwritten letter Ben gave her along with a pearl bracelet she received as a gift. I mean, it’s all beautiful and everything, but the letter down to the handwriting and the paper it was written on looks like it was sent by an 11-year-old girl who is borderline obsessed with Justin Bieber and One Direction. He wrote:

These elegant pearls looked quite majestic when I picked them out. However, they were a bit lonely ... what good are such beautiful pearls if not to have the grace of being worn by one so elegant and majestic as yourself? These pearls were lonely ... just like I am when we’re apart; but not anymore. I love you my precious princess!

Duggar love letter

While the letter is quite romantic as is the gift, I don’t know what I would do with it if my husband gave me something similar. Who knows, maybe I’m jealous. But then again, I don't know any woman in my inner circle of friends who wouldn't give her man a questionable side-eye after getting a letter like this. I mean, the only thing that's missing is a few Lisa Frank stickers and highlighted hearts in pink.

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Still, this just goes to show that Jessa and Ben are definitely serious about their relationship, despite how cheesy it might appear to some of us. Of course now everyone is going to be asking the big question: When are these two getting engaged already? Jessa’s sister Jill, who got married to Derick Dillard earlier this summer, is going to pop out 19 kids of her own before these two make it official. Hey Ben, how about a RING to match that bracelet? Just sayin'.

What do you think of Ben’s romantic letter and gift to Jessa?

Images via Jessa Duggar/Instagram



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mom2212 mom2212

Of course it's mushy and "hearts and flowers" but he's in love.  I think it's cute. If there's one thing we've learned from the Duggar family, it's that they do things differently than most of us.  There's something so innocent and almost childlike to it, I only wish I had that innocence at their age. You go Ben!

nonmember avatar Holly

I think Ben is only 18 (he's younger than Jessa). The blogger shouldn't be encouraging him to rush into marriage. He's just a kid. In his world, getting married leads to having children. Do we really want him fathering children at 19?

mona165 mona165

Why you jealous?

nonmember avatar Joyce

Loved it ---- perfect !!

Jessica Cureton

It's so sweet I have a cavity now! lol

susie... susieq715

   angel mini    I'm happily married for 18 years to a man who writes cards and letters to me like that. If anyone else ever saw it they wouldn't believe it was him writing it. He is a tough and rugged man BUT with a heart of gold and how he speaks to me and writes his letters and cards are reflective of how he feels about me so I think it speaks volumes for Ben and Jessa and their relationship just like my husband and our relationship....♥ ♥ ♥

nonmember avatar Donna

I think that this is adorable.He is youno and in love with Jessa. I know many young couples at this age girls to the stickers,hearts,flowers. It does not make any difference. Young love of the purest kind is, priceless and, precious.Something that Jessa will look back on and share with her own children especially,if it is her first daughter. I wish people would leave this young couple alone. When the time is right we will know when to expect a wedding. He is young, and they are waiting. Jessa and Derrick knew from the very start that they were ready to walk down the isle. Let them be.

nonmember avatar SMSinTX

I don't wish them any ill will, but this is a perfect example of how they are not ready for marriage. This is the behavior of infatuated kids, not mature adults in love. When you're young and starry-eyed, you will project your romantic ideal onto anyone. That "love" lasts for as long as the object of your infatuation doesn't contradict the image you've projected onto them. If (or, when) they do, you're stuck looking at a person and realizing you hardly know them. Projection is dangerous, it isn't real committed love, and it is often what teenagers find themselves falling into. This is why (most) kids should not get married so young. They are not adults yet, they know nothing about relationships and they're so guided by their idealistic projections and hormones they are blinded to reality.

nonmember avatar Renee Engo

What is so childish about a sweet letter and a gift... my god people u don't ha e to be soo mature that the romance is sucked out of the relationship before marriage... romance is a key part in a relationship and what he did was romantic so stop hating

sterl... sterling21

Me and my hubby have been married ten years and we still write letters and notes to each other with no jewelry or gifts attached.

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