Fans are still waiting to find out if TLC will renew Counting On for another season, but there is another mystery that many are trying to figure out: what is Jana Duggar going to do with her life? People want to know if she will ever marry and move out of her parents’ house, and, most importantly, will she ever wear pants?
While Duggar daughters don’t move away from their parents until they marry – because in their belief system daughters belong to their fathers, and then their husbands – there is one thing that the oldest daughter does to get out of the house every now and then. The 27-year-old is a midwife assistant and doula, and it is possible that she will help deliver her sister Joy-Anna’s baby.
But, as The Hollywood Gossip points out, we really don’t know anything for sure when it comes to Jana. In the Duggar house, single women aren’t allowed to have social media accounts. They are also not allowed to have unsupervised dates or kiss boys, and there is definitely no sex. So, all fans can do is speculate when it comes to Jana’s love life and career.
According to Romper, Jana is a concert pianist and a first responder. But, even though she has worked as a midwife’s assistant, she never pursued professional certification as a midwife, so she is only involved in births inside the family. However, with as many pregnancies that occur in the Duggar family, that can keep her busy. She recently helped Jessa deliver her second baby, Henry, but he came so quickly she almost missed the birth.
In a TLC video, producers asked Jana Duggar where she sees herself in five years. She really didn’t have much of an answer, and midwifery was not part of it. She did say that marriage was a possibility, so she can feel more included with her siblings who have married and had kids. However, she isn’t interested in tying the knot with the first guy who comes along. She has had guys who are interested, but none of them was the right one.
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Jana is a big part of the Duggar household, being responsible for taking care of her younger siblings, doing a lot of cooking and cleaning, and working in the garden. She also co-wrote a book with her sisters Jill, Jessa, and Jinger titled Growing Up Duggar, so she can add “author” to her resume.
As for her love life, In Touch Weekly has reported that she is courting family friend Caleb Williams, but the family has not confirmed the courtship, despite the fact he has appeared in multiple family photos over the past few weeks.
Jana Duggar, herself, has not appeared in any photos with Williams.