During a round table with Revolt TV, Michelle Obama has revealed she couldn’t stand her ex-President Barack Obama for about a decade when the couple’s two daughters were young. The former first lady spoke of the struggles of raising two young daughters as the power couple progressed in their careers – and the strain on the marriage.
“We’re not talking about how much work it takes and how difficult it is, even when you’re madly in love with the person, even when everything is working fine.“, she said.
“People think I’m mean when I say this: it’s like for 10 years i can’t stand my husband. And guess when it happened? When the children were small.“
Michelle shared the difficult balance between educating girls and managing their own busy schedules.
“And for 10 years as we tried to build our careers and, you know, worrying about school and who’s doing what and what, I was like:Ughit is not equal“, she explained.
“And guess what? Marriage is not 50/50, never, never. There are times when I’m 70, he’s 30. There are times he’s 60, 40, but we’ve been married 30 years. I’d take 10 bad years instead of 30 – that’s just the way you look at it. And people give up… “Five years, I can’t take it anymore.?”
Malia and Sasha Obama were 10 and 7 respectively when their father was elected president.
“Little children are terrorists. They have requirements. They do not speak. They are poor communicators. They cry all the time“, she said.
“They are irrational. They are in need. And you love them. And so you can’t blame them, can you? . . . So you turn that anger on each other.“
Despite the ups and downs, theformer premiere lady hinted that she still respects and admires her spouse. She stressed that it is important to know “your person”.
“Do you like it? I mean you can be mad at him, but do you look at him anyway and say to yourself ‘I am not happy with you, but I respect“, did she say. ” ‘I I don’t agree with you, but you’re still a nice person and intelligent’.?”