Imagine being so sick of friends and relatives asking you about your love life that tell them you’re marrying yourself.
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That’s what Erika Anderson did in Brooklyn recently, according to WUSA9 reporting out of Brooklyn:
“I would describe it as women saying yes to themselves,” Anderson said. “It means that we are enough, even if we are not partnered with someone else.” In many ways, the 37-year-old bride looked like any other on her wedding day. She wore a white dress and had a bouquet. Anderson looked stunning with the Brooklyn bridge and New York City skyline behind her. Except when she walked down the aisle, no one was waiting for her. That’s just the way she wanted it.
As WUSA9 notes, self-marriage is a business unto itself, with companies providing ceremony services, wedding bands, and vows.
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Yep, she said “screw it” to ever setting foot on Tinder again (presumably), going on any more boring dates with strangers, or enduring another disembodied dick pic (again, presumably) in favor of the stability that comes with sologamy.
Or, maybe not? She says even though she’s married to herself, she’s still dating and isn’t ruling out marrying another person.