Melinda Gates Spills Truth About Her 25-Year Marriage With Bill: “Some Days Were So Incredibly Hard”

Date May 17, 2019 09:34

When Melinda French started dating Bill Gates, she had no idea they were going to become husband and wife one day.


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However, even though she later revealed he wasn’t “spontaneous enough” for her, the couple celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary this year.

The two appear to get along like two peas in a pod. Yet, their marriage hasn’t always been perfect.

The new interview

Melinda Gates opened up about her 25-year marriage to Bill in a new interview. The Microsoft founder’s wife revealed the biggest secret to their undying love, which is patience.


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She also talked about the hard days, recalling that she wasn’t certain at times whether she can go on. Melinda shared:

I can remember some days that were so incredibly hard in our marriage where you thought, "Can I do this?"


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Gates remembers how furious she was once when Bill was so engrossed in a book about Winston Churchill that he refused to help her puck up the car.


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Nonetheless, Melinda assures that all her husband needs is “a little training.” Now the billionaire’s second half says they rarely disagree. She believes it’s because they have the same fundamental values.


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According to her, despite the hurdles and misunderstandings that might occur, she and Bill are always looking in the same direction.