26 Years And Counting! Barack Obama And His Wife, Michelle, Post Loving Twitter Messages To Celebrate Their Anniversary

October 4, 2018 14:26

The Obamas are celebrating another anniversary and as usual, the adorable couple is posting messages declaring their love for each other. 

An extraordinary partner

You can always count on the former president of the United States to make us swoon whenever he talks about the love of his life. 

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In a recent tweet, Mr. Obama wished his wife a happy anniversary while describing her as an "extraordinary partner." He went on to appreciate her for making him laugh and confirmed that she's indeed, his "favorite person in his world."

You're a treasure

Only a few minutes after her husband Twitter post went up, Michelle Obama retweeted it and shared her own anniversary message. 

The former FLOTUS thanked her beloved for more than 26 years of "love, trust, and respect." She described him as a "treasure" and appreciated him not just as a husband but as a father as well. 


The Obamas sure give us couple goals time and time again, and you can almost feel their love and respect for each other just from their beautiful words. 

How it began

The couple met in 1989 when Obama spent a summer at Sidley & Austin law firm in Chicago. Michelle Robinson was the lawyer assigned to be his adviser and it was a position she never regretted. Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times in 2007, Michelle revealed that she was 'charmed' by this first-year law student and was "pleasantly surprised," upon meeting him.


However, because they worked together, they could not immediately pursue their relationship. Michelle even tried to fix Obama up with her friends. But midway through the summer, Obama decided it was time to stop playing around and he asked Michelle out. 

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He swept me off my feet,

Michelle said. And that kicked off their relationship. Two years later, he proposed to her during dinner. They married on October 3, 1992, beginning their happy lives together.

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