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Jill Duggar recalls ‘toxic’ relationship with dad Jim Bob Duggar


More details on Jill DugarHis family’s fallout was discovered, according to court documents.

On May 12, E! News obtained previously sealed court documents that included quotes from the counting on alum gave to a psychologist as part of his 2017 lawsuit against city officials from Springdale and Washington County in Arkansas. In the November 2021 filing, Jill allegedly said that her relationship with her father Jim Bob Duggar “became quite toxic” after she and her husband, Derick Dillardbegan to make family decisions that did not necessarily correspond to the 19 children and counting views of the patriarch.

“I saw a whole new side to my father once my husband and I started making decisions that were best for our family, but not in his best interest,” Jill told the psychologist, according to the filing. . “Unfortunately, I realized he had become quite controlling, fearful and reactionary.”

Alleging that Jim Bob was sometimes “verbally abusive”, Jill was quoted to describe their relationship as “not good”.

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