Thursday, 17 May 2012

0 When Michelle wanted divorce & Obama became suicidal

After Obama's humiliating defeat he was broke and deeply in debt, and it looked as though he might be finished in public life. During the dark days that followed his defeat, he turned to Michelle for comfort.

"But she was in no mood to offer him sympathy. After all he had refused to listen to her warnings about taking on the formidable Bobby Rush. He had put his family in a precarious financial position. And he had dashed Michelle's hopes of creating a stable and secure future.

When Michelle wanted divorce & Obama became suicidal

"As a result their marriage was on the rocks, and Obama confided to friends that he and Michelle were talking about divorce. Michelle actually had divorce papers drawn up," the author wrote, citing a friend of the Obamas.

The claims mark the second time the Obamas have faced allegations they were on the verge of divorce after reports in 2010 suggested they were having difficulties, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.

The couple appear to have worked out their differences, however -- Barack Obama ran for a Senate seat in Illinois and won it in, assuming office in 2005 and restoring his wife's faith in him.

The couple have admitted that in the past they did go through a rough patch but that they patched things up and grew closer together. The Obamas have now been married for 21 years and have two children, Malia, 13, and Sasha, nine.


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