I thought it would be fun to highlight some couples that I've noticed setting the stage for relationships. This was a fun feature that I think I will bring back again! Seeing love and healthy relationships give me hope.
President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama
When I think of love and a healthy relationship, many couples come to mind however, President Obama and the stunning, regal First Lady Michelle Obama stand out. They are #relationshipgoals, the ultimate power couple. Alone they are definitely Positive Forward Movers, breaking barriers. Together they are a Force. The love they share radiates from them both. I see it in their interactions and support of one another. No scandal here. They have raised two amazing young ladies. And have raised the standard for Black Love all around.
Mrs. Obama saw potential in her now husband and President of the United States. Something that many women should take comfort in. Men are not perfect, and neither are we women. When choosing your husband (or wife) you don’t want to be married to the same person. When I say that is you want them to grow, evolve, and get better over time. I want the same for me.
In my own relationship, I saw so much potential in my fiancé. I encourage him to be a better man for himself, in the same way he encourages me. However, once the alarm started sounding, I realized I needed to make a choice. He was not Presidential.
The President and First Lady are a refreshing reminder that love is possible, and together as a team, the unimaginable can happen. They are a family, a unit, and have been sprinkling magic over America the last 8 years. I will miss the President and First Lady, they are truly a class act.
Nick Cannon & Mariah Carey
This isn’t just another Love Story, and together they did make history. That’s right Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey made my list. Two of my favorite entertainers! How could I not be excited about their wedded bliss? I had such high hopes for this couple I wanted this to be a forever story. Their marriage did end, but on a high note, which is why they made it on the list as a Pioneer Couple.
With twinsies in tow these two continue to work together and parent their children amicably. How I wish so many others would follow suit. The end of a relationship with children involved often leaves jaded emotions and children used as pawns (I know all too well). The side effects of a divorce or bad breakup can have lasting effects on the adults, but more importantly the children. I am happy to see these two are able to move forward in life doing what is best for the future, which are their children. The communication and being grownup about their feelings is outstanding. They totally deserve a round of applause. This is how you win in life, Positive Forward Movement! It’s possible even in relationships. Thank you, Nick and Mariah for setting the stage on co-parenting.
Kevin & Dreka Gates
Kevin and Dreka Gates. I don’t care what people say about Mr. Gates being all tatted up and cursing. The message that he brings across is nothing but positive. When I see this couple together I can feel the love. I’m still getting to know the Gates family, but what I have learned so far is that it’s nothing but love and support. They are a team with a beautiful family and have their own dare I say presidential status. I haven’t been into music for a while but I see my family bumping Kevin Gates so it’s time for me to take a listen. Dreka is naturally gorgeous and she’s not trying to keep up with anyone. The way she carries herself is beautiful. I want to meet her!
DeVon Franklin & Meagan Good
Another beautiful couple spreading a positive message about dating without the rush. I love the message they are sending to everyone by sharing their story. I'm all here for this!
This couple shows what love actually is. That Spiritual Love that we all desire to have. Getting to know someone without the mixed signals that a physical relationship brings allows you to really get to know them.
I'm sure you've seen the clip where DeVon stood up for his wife when she was confronted about the way she dressed at a speaking engagement. This was so commendable and as a Preacher, setting the record straight that your manner of dress does not define you. I am all hearts for this lovely couple.
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Who's Your Favorite?
I hope you enjoyed the Positive Forward Movement Pioneer Couples Edition. Seeing love and healthy relationships give me hope. Do you have a favorite couple that I didn't mention? Let me know who your favorite is in the comments and why, and it may get added to my list!