True Love: 15 Photos Of Our President And First Lady That Will Make Your Heart Swell

As we bid farewell to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, let’s look back on what some will call one of the greatest love affairs to grace the White House.

There is no doubt about their commitment to one another, their mutual respect, and their complete adoration for each other. The Obama’s marriage is a perfect example of what sharing a life together in friendship and love truly looks like.


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The love shared between these two is captured in the photos below:

Aug. 15, 2012 "The President hugs the First Lady after she had introduced him at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa. The campaign tweeted a similar photo from the campaign photographer on election night and a lot of people thought it was taken on election day." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Aug. 15, 2012
“The President hugs the First Lady after she had introduced him at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa. The campaign tweeted a similar photo from the campaign photographer on election night and a lot of people thought it was taken on election day.” (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

Feb. 21, 2010
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance together during the Governors Ball in the East Room of the White House. Salsa Dancing Lessons in Houston. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

Jan. 17, 2013 "The President sings 'Happy Birthday' to the First Lady after greeting inaugural brunch guests in the Blue Room of the White House. Of course, the First Lady's new hairstyle attracted a lot of attention." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Jan. 17, 2013
“The President sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to the First Lady after greeting inaugural brunch guests in the Blue Room of the White House. Of course, the First Lady’s new hairstyle attracted a lot of attention.” (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

In a phone call from the U.S. Capitol immediately after the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama informs John Buchanan that his daughter Jessica was rescued by U.S. Special Operations Forces in Somalia, Jan. 24, 2012. First Lady Michelle Obama stands behind the President. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Jan. 24, 2012
In a phone call from the U.S. Capitol immediately after the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama informs John Buchanan that his daughter Jessica was rescued by U.S. Special Operations Forces in Somalia. First Lady Michelle Obama stands behind the President. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance during the inaugural ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance together during the inaugural ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Jan. 21, 2013
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance during the inaugural ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

March 7, 2015 "I was moving around trying to capture different scenes away from the stage during the event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches. When I glanced back towards the stage, I noticed the President and First Lady holding hands as they listened to the remarks of Rep. John Lewis. I managed to squeeze off a couple of frames before they began to applaud, and the moment was gone." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
March 7, 2015
“I was moving around trying to capture different scenes away from the stage during the event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches. When I glanced back towards the stage, I noticed the President and First Lady holding hands as they listened to the remarks of Rep. John Lewis. I managed to squeeze off a couple of frames before they began to applaud, and the moment was gone.” (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

March 27, 2015 "The First Lady snuggled against the President during a video taping for the 2015 World Expo in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House." (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
March 27, 2015
“The First Lady snuggled against the President during a video taping for the 2015 World Expo in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.” (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watch the fireworks over the National Mall from the roof of the White House, July 4, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
July 4, 2010
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watch the fireworks over the National Mall from the roof of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the "Christmas in Washington" taping at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., Dec. 13, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Dec. 13, 2009
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the “Christmas in Washington” taping at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait in the Map Room of the White House, before welcoming President Felipe Calder—n of Mexico and his wife, Mrs. Margarita Zavala, on the South Lawn of the White House, May 19, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
May 19, 2010
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait in the Map Room of the White House, before welcoming President Felipe Calder—n of Mexico and his wife, Mrs. Margarita Zavala, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama embraces First Lady Michelle Obama as they wait to speak at a rally on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Oct 17, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Oct 17, 2010
President Barack Obama embraces First Lady Michelle Obama as they wait to speak at a rally on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose for photos at the Instagram #GimmeFive photo booth in the East Room of the White House during the annual Easter Egg Roll, April 6, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
April 6, 2015
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose for photos at the Instagram #GimmeFive photo booth in the East Room of the White House during the annual Easter Egg Roll. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ride in the inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
Jan. 21, 2013
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ride in the inaugural parade in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama celebrate with outgoing Social Secretary Jeremy Bernard and incoming Social Secretary Deesha Dyer in the Ground Floor Corridor following the State Dinner at the White House, April 28, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
April 28, 2015
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama celebrate with outgoing Social Secretary Jeremy Bernard and incoming Social Secretary Deesha Dyer in the Ground Floor Corridor following the State Dinner at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama during her remarks at an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
May 1, 2014
President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama during her remarks at an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

All the love to these two – all of it!


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All photos are covered by the same disclaimer: This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.


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