Love is blind, we might have heard? But what about actual people falling in love with inanimate objects? Like seriously. Situations where they begin believing that those inanimate objects are their respective spouses and dream about making love to them?
Yea we found 13 such amazing people all over the planet who can’t get enough of their spouses which are non-living things:
1. Man marries a steam engine
“A love affair could very well begin with a broken radiator,” Joachim says, “Repair jobs have often led to infidelity in the past.” His infatuation with objects began at the age of 12, he’s 45 today. He goes on to say, “you can reveal yourself to an object partner in an intimate way, in a way that you would never reveal yourself to any other person…[even] experience sexuality together.”
2. Woman marries the Berlin Wall
Eija-Riitta Berliner-Mauer’s surname actually mean Berlin Wall. She exchanged vows with the Berlin Wall in 1979 after being diagnosed with a condition called Objectum-Sexuality. Elija says she fell in love with it when she saw it on TV at the age of 7, and on her sixth visit, they tied the knot before a handful of guests.
3. Man marries woman from Nintendo
Sal9000 just went beyond all kinds of bizarre, when he decided to marry Nene Anegasaki. Nene happens to be a character from Nintendo’s ‘Love Plus’. I’m not even saying anything.
4. Woman marries a Roller-Coaster
Amy Wolfe Weber is a 35-year old church organist from Pennsylvania, and everything about her life is ‘normal’ apart from the fact that she is married to a roller coaster- which is an 80ft gondola ride called 1001 Nachts. Falling for him at the age of 13, she says “I was instantly attracted to him sexually and mentally. I wasn’t freaked out, as it just felt so natural, but I didn’t tell anyone about it because I knew it wasn’t ‘normal’ to have feelings for a fairground ride.”
5. Woman marries Eiffel Tower
Erika Eiffel has had an affection for objects since she was little. So it doesn’t come as a surprise when she says, “I thought everyone had a connection to objects in one way or the other. It really wasn’t until I saw that they were dating each other and I was dating a bridge, that I was different. I just went to school and pretended I was like everybody else,” she said.
6. Aishwarya Rai marries tree
Bollywood actress Aishawarya Rai participated in the ritual where she marries a tree to overcome the astrological difficulties in the couple’s future and for being a ‘ maanglik ‘. Lol!
7. Man marries Barbie Doll
In this weird saga all the way from Taiwan, a man by the name of Chang Hsi-hsum married a barbie doll to appease the soul of his dead wife, who killed herself 20 years ago because her parents were opposed to her marriage. “I have waited for this day for 20 years. Even after all this time, I feel loved by her. Now I will marry her spirit and take her home. We will be finally together and able to live in peace.” But before you get all sentimental, Chang did not spend 20 years alone, he remarried after his wife’s death and this ceremony was carried out with his current wife’s blessing. Yes, current wife. He is still married.
8. Man marries his own picture
39-year-old Chinese man Liu Ye married a life-sized cutout photo of himself wearing a red bridal gown. Ye denies he is gay but does admit to being “a little bit narcissistic.” He adds, “marrying myself is a process of deconstructing and reconstructing myself. I make use of the wedding to reconsider opposite-sex marriage. My behavior seems ridiculous, but I am traditional and conservative in heart so the wedding ceremony is traditional.”
9. Man marries iBook
Bill Rifka is a 35-year-old psychology student who is in a committed relationship with an iBook. “I’ve often flirted with many a sweet laptop on eBay and felt true desire,” but he never strays. Rifka gave a gender to his object. “To me, my Mac is male. I’m living in a homosexual relationship, so to speak.”
10. Man marries Sex Doll
“She provides me with a lot of things that I can’t get out of an organic partner, like…quiet.” – said Dave Cat when he married a sex doll. Yeap, Lars and the real girl in real life.
11. Woman marries high-end stereo
A British woman going by the name of ‘Emma’ married her high-end stereo system whom she calls ‘Jake’. She married him because she finds him “solid, reliable and beautiful”. She repairs “him” when he goes wrong, and “makes love” to him on average twice a day. ‘Emma’ is a bit of a loner and that explains it.
12. Woman marries a slab of Granite
In 1976, a woman by the name of Jannene Swift married a 50 lb piece of granite. Jai mata di, let’s rock!
13. Korean man marries a pillow
Marrying in a public ceremony in a church, 28-year old Lee Jin-gyu married a pillow! Just look at the Tux!