President Obama is 'Pretty Relaxed' About Daughters Malia and Sasha Starting to Date: 'They Have Secret Servic
By Jennifer Drysdale
At 18 and 15 years old, Malia and Sasha Obama have already started dating -- but their father, President Barack Obama, is surprisingly "pretty relaxed about it."
The commander-in-chief made an appearance on Raleigh, North Carolina, radio station WDCG, where he revealed that his two daughters have started "ditching" family dinners for dates, but said he's not too worried about their love lives.
"The truth is, I'm pretty relaxed about it for two reasons. One is Michelle [Obama] -- she's such a great example of how she carries herself, her self-esteem, not depending on boys to validate how you look or not letting yourself be judged by anything other than your character and intelligence."
"Hopefully I've been a good example in terms of how I show respect to my wife," he added.
As for the second reason? Well, it didn't require much explanation.