Looks like Barack Obama will remain the President of the United States for the second time, and we couldn’t be more excited. Apart from just being a political figure, we regard the President and the First Lady to be one of the highly-respected couples of all-time! They seem to cooperate so well, and it’s obvious that Michelle is his rock. Behind every powerful man, is a powerful woman, anyhow. So, in lieu with President Obama’s second term as president, we’re honoring the couple with by sharing their tips to a successful and happy marriage!
Barack Obama Puts His Ego Aside
Obama recently gave the single men of America advice about marrying the right woman. “For the gentlemen out there who are not yet married, let me just explain to you: Your goal is to improve your gene pool by marrying somebody who is superior to you”. (Source)
Barack Obama Respects His Woman
The President also calls his Michelle his “rock”, stating the she “had the power of veto”, meaning if she would have told him not to for run for presidency, he wouldn’t have.
He even said ‘She is a tough act to follow, admitting just how much respect he has for his wife. (Source)
At his recent speech for his second run as President of the United States, The President said “I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the women who agreed to marry me 20 years ago”. (Source)
Barack Obama is An Ideal Father Figure
In terms of being a parent, it’s reported that Barack Obama still does his best to call home every night, despite the pressures of running a presidential campaign. In a People magazine interview, Barack said the kids do chores like setting the table and rinsing the dishes. The President and the First Lady also sets boundaries with the chidden, like a small allowance in return for chores. (Source)
Barack and Michelle Obama Keep the Flames Alive
Barack and Michelle Obama seem to have a successful relationship due to their respect, support, communication and romance. Michelle has revealed that Barack is still very romantic and they have date nights together, even after 16 years of marriage, and he still surprises her with flowers.
Just a few days after winning the November 4th campaign in 2008, the couple went had a date at one of their favorite restaurants in Chicago.
In a speech as she introduced her husband for the Third Infantry Division Headquarters this year, she said about Barack Obama “I think he’s kinda cute”. (Source)