Michelle Obama: Laughter is good for couples
WASHINGTON (KFSN) -- Laughter may be the key to keeping the romance alive, according to First Lady Michelle Obama.
The first lady said that's what she and President Barack Obama do together and it seems to be working.
Their marriage, although tested throughout the years by political ambitions, is going on 19 years.
Mrs. Obama said at a White House luncheon that laughter is the best form of unity in a marriage.
She also believes having fun, not taking oneself too seriously and smiling are great ways to keep love alive.
She said it also helps that her husband is "very romantic."
As for Valentine's Day on Monday, the first lady said her husband can't got wrong by giving her jewelry.
Last year, the Obamas spent Valentine's Day at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland.
In 2009, their first year in the White House, they went home to Chicago and enjoyed a quiet dinner.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
president barack obama, valentine's day, national/world
- Air force chief: Malaysia jet may have turned back
- Fresno PD: Man hit by vehicle while jaywalking
- Free health care enrollment fair held in Fresno
- Parlier youth football team mourns slain coach
- Daylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hour
- Paraglider rescued after crashing near Dunlap
- Suspected gang member nabbed in fatal Fresno shooting
- Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea
- Plea deal for inmate accused of killing correctional officer
- Woman struck, killed by car on Hwy 180 identified
- Elderly drivers: When to turn over the keys
- United Way celebrates 90 years of serving Fresno County
- Fresno gas theft caught on surveillance video
- CIF Central Section Basketball Finals