Michelle Obama, shared 3 tips to a successful marriage at Essence Festival recently, Michelle gave the audience relationship advice during her keynote conversation with Gayle King.

The former first lady shared her insights into maintaining a healthy marriage and marrying your equal. She said in part: “Marriage is a choice you make every day. You don’t do it because it’s easy. You do it because you believe in it. You believe in the other person.”

Here’s a look at more of what she had to say about relationships.

 Main Image screenshot : Michelle Obama IG