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Joy-Anna Duggar And Husband Head To Marriage Therapy After Shotgun Wedding Scandal

Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband Austin Forsyth are presiding over a conservative Christian spring marriage retreat—after the two were hit with a shotgun wedding scandal!

The Duggar daughter, 20, who gave birth to her first child, a boy, by Austin on Feb. 23, announced the news on her Instagram account on Tuesday.

While captioning a new photo of them with the baby, Counting On star Joy-Anna wrote,"Getting some work done at camp. We have the Spring Marriage Retreat coming up on April 20-22, come hear Austin and I share our testimony. Limited space available, register at"

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The event is run by Austin's parents Terry and Roxanne Forsyth, who created Fort Rock Christian Family Camp And Retreat Center in Combs, Arkansas in the Ozarks mountains.

According to the retreat's website, the cost is $275 per couple plus tax and involves the participants hearing "powerful truths from scripture encouraging couples to strive for a marriage the way God designed it to be….Coupled with team building activities, and humorous games, these 2 night, 3 day events are perfect for rekindling, reviving and renewing any love story!"

The retreat begins on Friday evening, April 20 and ends with a check out at 10:30 on Sunday morning, April 22, and it's clear Joy-Anna and Austin are the main attraction although, "You will have time to participate in all of the activities (horseback riding, zip-lining, rifle and archery ranges, etc.) if you wish to!" as the website notes.

The question is, during the retreat, how will Joy-Anna and Austin deal with the shotgun wedding controversy that has dogged them?

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As has extensively reported, Joy-Anna married Austin on May 27, 2017, and announced her pregnancy suspiciously quickly after that.

She was accused of conceiving the baby before their wedding.

Instead of giving monthly bump updates like her sisters Jill Dillard and Jessa Seewald, who also are moms, Joy-Anna remained off social media for most of her pregnancy.

That made fans believe the premarital sex scandal was true.

But Joy-Anna and Austin are forging on with raising baby Gideon – and giving other Christian couples their take on marriage and parenthood!

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