Italy woman marries herself in ‘fairytale without prince’

Source: BBC News

An Italian woman has married herself in a ceremony complete with white dress, three-layer wedding cake, bridesmaids and 70 guests.

“I firmly believe that each of us must first of all love ourselves,” said Laura Mesi, a 40-year-old fitness trainer. “You can have a fairytale even without the prince.”

The ceremony carries no legal weight.

But Ms Mesi is part of a growing trend for self-marriage – dubbed “sologamy” – in countries around the world.

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  1. why not? marriage equality is marriage equality. (I am joking, in case you did not notice). Marriage festivities in the West I call are mostly ‘mid life crisis’. The couples mostly have lived together already and therefore after the marriage festival there is nothing ‘new’. Consequently why go through all this expense? Just to have a nice midlife party? And if so, why not alone?

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