Former First Lady Michelle Obama revealed that she “couldn’t stand” ex-President Barack Obama during the first decade of their marriage, when their daughters were young, glamsquad reports
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Michelle discussed the challenges of raising two young daughters while advancing their careers in a roundtable interview with Revolt TV, as well as the strain it put on her marriage.
“We don’t talk about how much work is required and how difficult it is even when you are madly in love with the person, even when everything works out perfectly,” she said.
“People think I’m being catty when I say this: there were ten years when I couldn’t stand my husband. And can you guess when it happened? When those kids were young.”
Michelle revealed how difficult it was to balance raising the girls with their own hectic schedules.
“And for ten years, while we’re trying to build our careers and, you know, worrying about school and who’s doing what and what,” she explained.
“And guess what else? Marriage is never, ever 50/50.
“There are times when I’m 70 and he’s 30. He’s 60, 40 at times, but guess what: we’ve been married 30 years. It’s just how you look at it, but I’d take ten bad years over thirty. And people give up… ‘five years; I can’t take it,’ they say.
When their father was elected president, Malia and Sasha Obama were 10 and 7, respectively.
“Little kids, they’re terrorists,” Michelle said. They have requirements. They don’t say anything. They’re terrible communicators. They are constantly crying.
“They’re completely irrational. They’re in need. You adore them. So you can’t blame them, can you? So you take out your rage on each other.”