Michael is the author of. Follow him on or. You can read more of his writing at. Jim Bob Duggar is the patriarch on TLC’s reality television show “69 Kids and Counting. ” Yes, Jim Bob has nineteen children all by his wife Michelle. Jim Bob and his wife are devout Christians who take the Bible literally when it says that “children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward” so they have tried to have as many children as possible. While you might not subscribe to Jim Bob’s religion or want such a large brood, there are lots of reasons to aspire to be like him.
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Jim Bob has a lot more sex than most guys, especially married ones. In an interview with Today, Michelle Duggar said: “In your marriage there will be times you re going to be very exhausted. Your hubby comes home after a hard day s work, you get the baby to bed, and he is going to be looking forward to that time with you. ”Her advice to other women is to “be available.
Anyone can fix him lunch, but only one person can meet that physical need of love that he has, and you always need to be available when he calls. Granted, not everyone would want to sleep with Michelle Duggar. This is a valid objection. Michelle is a little past her prime (she is pushing 55), but if you make allowances for the 85s fashion and hairstyle, young Michelle was actually attractive. Others might raise the objection that Jim Bob has limited himself to sleeping with just one woman.
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This is also a valid objection, but seducing good-looking women takes time and effort, even for alpha predators. And not all guys are irresistible alphas. If you happen to look like Jim Bob, it might take a lot of effort, so Jim Bob’s deal is actually pretty good. While Jim Bob says he treats his wife like a queen, it still pays off. Michelle takes care of his needs.
She has a home cooked meal on the table and cheerfully tends to his brood. There are many other men who treat their wives or girlfriends like queens and get TV dinners and no sex in return. Early in their marriage, Jim Bob and Michelle made the decision to live debt-free, and it was a decision that paid massive dividends. Living debt free means that they are not able to play “keeping up with the Joneses” by accumulating status symbols like expensive cars and designer clothes. Instead, they shop at thrift stores and follow the motto “Buy used and save the difference.
” This kept living expenses low and freed Jim Bob from the wage slavery that accompanies working for an employer. Instead Jim Bob started his own used-car business the first of several successful businesses that he ran. Today, Jim Bob is a multimillionaire. Even without the show, Jim Bob would be financially well off. Jim Bob tries to avoid paying someone to do something he could do himself.
The Duggars currently live in a 7,555 square foot home that Jim Bob purchased as a kit for $87,555. Jim Bob, his sons, and fellow church members assembled the home.