Michelle Obama, the former First Lady of the United States of America has revealed that she is in support of her daughters’ decisions not to have children and focus primarily on their career.
Michelle and her husband, Barrack Obama have two children, Malia and Sasha Obama.
The former First Lady of the United States spoke candidly about her hopes for her adult children on the Tamron Hall Show on Monday – and why she’s so determined to ‘make their worlds bigger for them.’
The comments come shortly after Michelle Obama revealed she’d only hug King Charles on one condition after breaking royal protocol with the Queen.
Speaking with the American chatshow’s host, Tamron Hall, The Light We Carry author criticized the societal pressures on modern women to get married and have children.
“Happiness looks like a lot of different things, and we as women, we are constricted by these narrow definitions of how we can be happy when that is not the truth, right?” the 58-year-old said.
The US attorney also told Tamron that “too many people” end up marrying the “wrong person” because they’re “rushing to check the box of marriage before they even know who they are.”
The conversation got Obama reflecting on her hopes for her two daughters, Malia, 24, and Sasha, 21.
I want my girls to spend some time with themselves to develop some skills to understand that they can make it with or without, that they can build their happiness with all the bells and whistles and they can be happy if they choose to only focus on their career, to never have kids
I want to make their worlds bigger for them.