Look, all presidential couples are created equal (ok, that’s not exactly true), but know this: Michelle and Barack Obama are the cutest of the cute.
These two are constantly rendering us swoon-y thanks to their infectiously loving relationship, and the time has come to waltz down memory lane with their sweetest moments. And take note: if this is how in love they are on camera, you can only imagine what they’re like behind closed doors.
1. DECEMBER 8, 2004
Just some pre-event bow-tie arranging, courtesy of the world’s most adorable duo.
2. DECEMBER 13, 2010
In which Michelle and Barack gear up for a kiss. Spoiler alert: there will be many more kissing pictures.
3. AUGUST 16, 2007
See? Told you. And hand-holding, because they literally cannot get enough of each other.
4. JANUARY 21, 2013
Another day, another public makeout session.
5. FEBRUARY 5, 2008
First security guard: “Have you ever seen anything so sweet?”
Second security guard: “Literally, never.”
6. DECEMBER 6, 2009
Unclear if they’re high fiving or waving, but either way: YES.
7. JULY 16, 2012
What, you were worried there wouldn’t be enough kissing photos? Because there’s this thing called the kiss cam…
8. JANUARY 2, 2008
Annnnnd, boom. Romance explosion.
9. NOVEMBER 2, 2008
Literally cannot with the way he’s grinning at her.
10. NOVEMBER 4, 2008
That moment when your husband finds out he’s going to be president.
11. OCTOBER 21, 2008
Casual public nuzzling. Michelle’s face says it all.
12. JANUARY 8, 2008
In which Michelle gives her husband a sneak-attack hug and he’s totally into it.
13. JUNE 19, 2013
Just making sure Obama’s makeup is on point.
14. SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
And finally, more bow-tie arranging. Because if there’s one thing Obama hasn’t learned in the past eight years, it’s how to tie this thing.