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Being Loved by the Most Powerful Man in the World

“He’s romantic, he doesn’t forget dates or birthdays…He always comes through.” She’s talking about her husband, who also happens to be the President of the United States. In a media climate rampant with extra-marital affairs, sexually frustrated politicians, and a steady stream of marriages ending as prematurely as they began, the Obamas are a pillar of stability and love. And though you can never be to sure of what’s happening behind closed doors, Michelle Obama is at the top of my list of Women Well Loved. So what’s her secret? Respect Yourself First. The First Lady told Ellen, “the one thing Barack has done…is support me through everything I’ve done. He’s always had my back.” Which got me thinking. Has he always had her back? Michelle Obama was not ‘jumping for joy’ over her husband’s presidential campaign. In fact, she wouldn’t fully support him until he agreed to quit smoking (he was using cigarettes to cope with the additional stress). Her number one concern pre-, during, and post-presidency is that her children remain unaffected. And according to …