Cute romantic gestures we've learnt from Michelle and Barack Obama

Michelle and Barack Obama
Michelle and Barack Obama
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While everyone’s love life is different, there is something to be learned from those who have managed to make their relationships last. Michelle and Barack have definitely stood the test of time after being married for 26 years. 

In her memoir Becoming, the former first lady reveals that she and her husband have seen a marriage counsellor multiple times.

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Speaking to People Magazine she discussed how there are times in a marriage when you will want to quit and reassures young women that the feeling is normal. 

“I want them to know that Michelle and Barack Obama - who have a phenomenal marriage and who love each other - we work on our marriage and we get help with our marriage when we need it,” she said speaking to Robin Roberts of Good Morning America.

Michelle's book tour has shown us the romantic side of the power couple that is seriously encouraging and makes us believe in true love again.

Barack named Michelle’s book as his favourite of 2018 in a Facebook post listing his favourite books, movies and songs of 2018.

"Here’s a reminder of the books that I read this year that appeared on earlier lists: Becoming by Michelle Obama (obviously my favorite!)," he wrote.

Barack supports Michelle on her book release, calling her "brilliant, funny and wise".

As Michelle was promoting her memoir, the former U.S president decided to surprise her by physically dropping off flowers onstage, just for her. Long story short, she enjoyed the romantic treat.

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Look who dropped by tonight! ?? #IAmBecoming

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Their love is heart-warming and they appear to be still madly in love. These are some of the romantic gestures we learn from the most admired woman in the U.S and her husband:

They celebrate each other’s birthdays 

Barack sent Michelle flowers on her birthday and she was genuinely surprised and excited. 

He went on to dedicate a beautiful message to her on Instagram, telling her and the world just how much he admires her. 

Michelle sent her hubby a sweet message wishing him a happy birthday. “The view is always better with you,” she wrote.

They celebrate anniversaries

Michelle is Barack’s favourite person to see in the world and he’s not afraid to tell the world.

I almost cried when Barack sent Michelle a heartfelt tribute on their 26th anniversary.

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“I can’t imagine going on this wild ride with anybody else,” Michelle wrote with a picture of their wedding Day in 1992. And yes, I'm crying. 

They don't neglect Valentine’s Day

Michelle created a memorable playlist especially for him on Valentine’s Day.

“To celebrate the occasion, I’m dedicating a little valentine’s Day playlist to you”. How adorable is this?

“You make every day and every place better,” wrote Barack in a sweet Valentine’s Day message to Michelle.

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 Their PDA moments

The two never neglect to sneak in a quick kiss, a warm hug or simply holding hands in the presence of others, and we honestly don't mind. 

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