Jessa Duggar
Jessa Duggar posted a picture of herself kissing husband Ben Seewald to Instagram Wednesday. TLC

Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald did not have their first kiss at their wedding because they wanted it to be private. But the newlyweds made things ultra-public when the “19 Kids and Counting” star posted a passionate photo of herself kissing her husband.

The 21-year-old puckered up for Instagram Wednesday. "It's great living life with your best friend! @ben_seewald,” she captioned the sultry black-and-white picture.

After it was on Instagram for three hours, the picture had received more than 84,000 likes from her nearly 615,000 followers. “Omg so cute,” one commenter wrote. “This is too perfect,” another shared.

The newlywed also shared a picture from her wedding, which garnered nearly 100,000 likes. “Loving our amazing wedding pictures by @BrittonFelber & @ErikaFelber,” she wrote. “Y'all are awesome!”

Before they were married, Duggar and Seewald, 19, were only allowed to side hug and hold hands once they were engaged. They were not permitted to spend any alone time together and always had a chaperone around.

The couple, who had already been a media sensation because of the family reality show, said their vows in front of 1,000 guests Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Ark. Duggar wore a dress from Allure Bridals “Modest” collection and chose a less traditional color (champagne/silver) for her wedding.

Their nuptials, not surprisingly, were filmed for the upcoming season of the TLC series. But their first on-screen kiss and wedding will not be shown anytime soon, according to a report from People magazine.

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