Though Donald Trump and Melania Trump have been married for 13 years, everything changed when Donald became the 45th President of the United States in January 2017. Most notably, the business mogul's new gig has put a major strain on his relationship with wife Melania, 48, but according to insiders, the FLOTUS won't divorce Donald because of their young son, Barron Trump.
"For Barron’s sake, she’ll probably stay," a source recently told In Touch in the magazine's new issue, on newsstands now. Melania is also dedicated to keeping her 12-year-old son out of the spotlight as much as she can now that her family has been thrust into the political world. "Melania doesn’t want Barron to have to deal with these vulgar reports," the insider added.
According to In Touch, Melania "has been put through hell" and "she's been tempted to bolt" since her husband became president but is trying to keep her marriage together for the sake of their family. "This is not the life she wants, plain and simple," the source said, adding, "She promised Donald she would stay married to him as long as he was president [but] the last thing she ever expected was for Donald to become president of the United States."
"While Donald embarrasses her constantly, she has her own agenda," the insider continued. "She wants to go down in history as a first lady of quiet grace, like Jackie Kennedy, who put up with a lot but stayed the course. She’s playing the game."
Thankfully, Melania has been able to lean on her mother, Amalija Knavs, as her marriage continues to face turmoil. "She doesn’t trust many people, so Amalija is her main confidante. She seeks her advice on everything from parenting to Donald," the source shared.
Though she's definitely thought about leaving her very famous husband, Melania has ultimately decided staying in her marriage is what's best for her family. "Melania does love Donald — even though some people find that hard to believe. It’s possible she could change her mind in the future. But for now, she’s planning on staying put," the insider added.