Explore the list of Top 10 Most Bizarre Marriages of All Time from around the World.
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Love is Blind – We often hear or use this saying in an idiomatic or sarcastic way. But in this world, there are some people who took this quote way too much seriously. By implementing it practically, they become the living example of Love is Blind.
We witnessed love, relationships and marriages between two persons, but these people have gone beyond and tied knot with the objects, animals or even corpses to prove their love. Explore the list of Top 10 most bizarre marriages and stories behind.
10. With Dolphin
In 2006, a British woman Sharon Tendler tied a knot with Cindy the dolphin in a ceremony in Isreal. She claimed that it was love at first sight when she met Cindy 15-years ago.
Tendler called the male dolphin, “the love of my life” and herself “one-dolphin woman”. She wore a white dress with veil, got down on her knees to kiss a dolphin and gifted a piece of herring.
9. With Cat
A postal worker in Germany loves his cat so much that he instantly decided to marry his cat when he got to know about her terminally sickness. He was informed by the veterinarian that Cecilia does not have much time to live as she was suffering from asthma.
No German officials agreed to marry them so that an actress was hired to officiate the nuptials. Cecilia-the cat bride was attired in a white dress for the ceremony.
8. With Dog
An Australian man Joseph Guiso got the idea of marrying his dog Honey, a female Labrador when he observed a wedding in a park while walking. In the same park, he vowed to love his dog forever in the presence of his family and friends in a ceremony.
There is another scenario, in which a woman is deeply in love with her two-year-old dog so much so she actually took divorce from her husband to marry her. She proposed her dog while sitting on her one knee and she believed that her dog said yes by flapping its tail.
7. With Themselves
There are people who thought they are the best life partners for themselves, so instead of finding someone else, they married with themselves. Actress Jennifer Hoes, Liu Ye and Chen Wei Yeh from America, China, and Taiwan respectively do the nuptials with themselves in the presence of their family and friends.
6. With Eiffel Tower
After 3 years of courtship, in 2007, a former soldier from San Francisco married the Eiffel Tower. She even changed her name to Erika La Tour Eiffel. Mrs. Eiffel feels an emotional attachment to the tower. She also made a web community for people attracted towards inanimate objects, which is usually referred as objector philia or object-sexuality.
5. With Berlin Wall
Here is another case of objector philia, in it a lady tied a knot with Berlin wall in 1979. Her name is Eija-Riitta Berliner-Mauer, whose surname means Berlin Wall in German. Mrs. Berliner-Mauer fell in love with this concrete structure when she watched it on television at the age of seven.
In 1989, when whole Germany was celebrating the destruction of the wall, she was mourning for her husband. After that, she keeps the models and pictures of the wall in its former glory in its remembrance.
4. With Digital Character (Nene Anegasaki)
In 2009, a Japanese man is known as Sal9000 married to the digital character Nene Anegasaki from the Nintendo DS virtual dating game “Love Plus”. He fell in love with the character he met in a video game. The wedding ceremony was held in reality in Guam. The attendees at the wedding watched the slideshow of the pictures of his digital wife.
3. With Pillow
A South-Korean man Lee Jin-Gyu fell in love with his pillow having an image of his favorite anime character Fate Testarossa. After spending a lot of time with it, taking it to everywhere from restaurants to theme parks, he decided to tie a knot with his love in a traditional ceremony where the pillow was dressed up in a bridal apparel.
2. With Snake in India
In 2006, an Indian woman proclaimed that she had fallen in love with a snake to which she offered milk to drink. She married to serpent according to Hindu marriage rituals. The 30-year-old bride dressed up in traditional red saree attire, while instead of real Cobra, they put its brass statue. Over 2000 people, who believed that this wedding will bring good luck to them, attended the nuptials.
1. With Dead Girlfriend (Thailand)
Chadil Daffy from Thailand was in a relationship with his girlfriend Sarinya Kamsook for eleven years. When his girlfriend asked him to marry, he denied it due to heavy workload he had to deal with.
After Kamsook killed in car accident, out of guilt to denying when she proposed, he decided to marry her corpse at her funeral to fulfill her wish. He also put the ring on her dead bride’s finger.