Justified & Ancient
- Dec 9, 2009
- Lincolnshire UK
Along with the whole 'consent' thing - these people who seem to be marrying objects 'for a bit of a laugh' or for publicity or whatever... does that not 'cheapen' the whole idea of marriage? I'm not a huge fan or supporter of marriage, but surely there has to be a bit of solemnity about it? Otherwise it will turn into 'Oh, yeah, Ugly Mike, I married him for a bit of a laugh and to put the pics on my profile, I didn't really mean it and it's not a real marriage, is it?'
True - she might be left a whiter shade of pale, by an adverse settlement. Whereas the colour's new suitor would then be in the pink...Who gets what if they divorce?
This January 2020 news item describes a German woman's passion for the airplane of her dreams.
FULL STORY (With Photos): https://nypost.com/2022/05/31/woman-sexually-attracted-to-planes-wants-to-marry-toy-boeing/Woman who is sexually attracted to planes wants to marry toy Boeing
A woman in love with a plane insists her desire is not a flight of fancy.
Sarah Rodo, 23, even refers to the Boeing 737 as her boyfriend.
She flies on the aircraft as often as possible and has 50 replica models of the plane at home.
Sarah calls the Boeing Dicki and hopes to wed one day, even though it is illegal in Germany.
The Dortmund resident identifies as an Objectum Sexual, meaning that she is sexually attracted to inanimate objects. ...
She has also been in love with a train.
Sarah said: “My plane is called Dicki.
“I love everything about him, but particularly his face, wings and engine — they’re so sexy to me. ...
I feel something of your puzzlement. Surely, she's not actually, legally 'marrying' the colour pink - she's just having a big party with a dress and shouting 'I LIKE PINK!!!' into the void? Doesn't real, genuine marriage have to involve the exchanging of vows, rather than one partner saying 'YOU'RE MINE NOW' in a rather overblown way?View attachment 50918
I still think this type of love affair is nothing more than installation-art-meets-over-indulgent-satire.....
Whilst marrying 'a colour' seems like a really extreme piece of pointless posturing to me..... I'm equally-puzzled by the concept of marrying yourself. Maybe I'm just a boring literalist with no imagination (ps I'm not)
Doesn't real, genuine marriage have to involve the exchanging of vows, rather than one partner saying 'YOU'RE MINE NOW' in a rather overblown way?
Evidently they will each know this already? (nb your spouse has become bigamously-engaged to Zawe Ashton....Tom I mean, not your shoes or your dog)Because if it does, I would like to declare that I am now married to Tom Hiddleston, a rather lovely pair of shoes, and my dog
This is horribly horribly sad. I know a lady who can't have children and pushes a doll about like a newborn in a pram. It's a coping strategy. I wonder if the baby in the above experience died and was replaced with a 'newborn' doll to help the couple manage their emotions.Not quite the same but our Housebound library service had to visit some pretty strange homes (carpets that squelch for instance)
One driver assistant was visiting one couple where the woman was visibly pregnant and she was told of the due date etc.
Roll forward a few months and she visited to find a crib in the living room. Invited to look at the new arrival she peered into the crib and you’ve probably guessed – there was a doll. The couple were both making remarks that indicated that they thought it was a real child.
After a few diplomatic remarks she left quickly and we made sure they were only visited by two staff in future. Not that they seemed a threat but you can imagine being pretty weirded out by the experience.
I know that feeling - I had a beautiful wicker Victorian baby carriage, and always wanted to put our little kittie in it for a walk around the block, she walked on a leash and I took her out all the time.This is horribly horribly sad. I know a lady who can't have children and pushes a doll about like a newborn in a pram. It's a coping strategy. I wonder if the baby in the above experience died and was replaced with a 'newborn' doll to help the couple manage their emotions.
Thank you, but believe me - it's fine. My Aunt was the same, she had to stay in bed for 9 months with her legs up. Genetics!Vey sad, as were a lot of the housebound clients. The staff had doubts about the pregnancy being genuine (timescale, etc. but you can't always be sure)
We had to be careful however hence sending two people. We always liaised with Social Services and were usually told of problem people - but sometimes if they hadn't taken medication things could change.
Sorry to hear of your losses as well Ronnie Jersey.
Really. . . And With No Strings Attached?A Brazilian woman married a doll, got pregnant and had a baby doll:
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There are a few more photos of the husband and baby in this article.....They are the stuff of nightmares....A Brazilian woman married a doll, got pregnant and had a baby doll:
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LOL - She says 'he doesn't fight or argue with her'!There are a few more photos of the husband and baby in this article.....They are the stuff of nightmares....
A novelist's interest in objectophilia.
The first known case was in 1979. Eija-Riitta had seen the Berlin Wall on television at the age of seven and, struck by its long, parallel lines, fell in love. She tied the knot on their sixth visit together, marrying the Berlin Wall and taking it as her last name—Berliner-Mauer. She regarded the tearing down of the wall as a catastrophe and slept with a 1:20 scale model until her death in 2015.
In 2018, Akihiko Kondo spent two million yen to marry animated pop-idol Hatsune Miku. Miku, a “vocaloid,” was developed in 2007 by Crypton Future Media. She serves as a mascot for a voicebank software, in which users can compose their own songs for the virtual character to sing and dance to. Miku stands 158 cm tall, sports teal pigtails, and has a suggested vocal range of A3–E5, B2–B3. She has appeared as a hologram at concerts, and as a doll at Kondo’s wedding. None of his family attended the ceremony.
These individuals are classified as objectophiliacs. Read: those who hold sexual or romantic attraction towards inanimate objects. It goes without saying, of course, that objectophiliacs are often the target of derision, mockery. But I’d like to expand on objectophilia a little bit, on that idea of love as well. Perhaps even argue that, ridiculous though they may seem, these cases are just the natural conclusion to the relationships the rest of us already hold.
My debut novel, Satellite Love, concerns itself with one such objectophile: Anna Obata, a 16-year-old girl in southern Japan who falls in love with a satellite. Like most writers, I imagine, the concept came to me before any notions of theme. Other than vague ideas of melancholy and escape, I didn’t understand exactly why Anna would fall for a satellite, nor the ultimate conclusions that would come from it. So it was that, through writing, I found myself drawn into the psychology of objectophiliacs. ...
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/426715Fictosexuality is the term used to describe those people who are sexually attracted to fictional characters and in Japan little by little it becomes a trend, to the extent that there are companies that develop technology to offer users holographic couples. Akihiko Kondo took his love for a fictional character one step further by holding a "getting married" ceremony with Hatsune Miku , a virtual singer who has starred in several video games and has even accompanied Lady Gaga on her world tours. The ceremony took place in 2019, after the man was able to communicate with the hologram via Gatebox , a company that develops devices to holographically show characters that do not exist.