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An Italian woman married herself in a small ceremony to celebrate self-love and acceptance as part of a growing trend known as "sologamy." Photo by StockSnap/Pixabay

Italian woman marries herself in ‘fairytale’ wedding

WT24 Desk

A woman in Italy married herself in a small ceremony complete with bridesmaids and a wedding cake,UPI reports. Laura Mesi, a 40-year-old fitness instructor and vlogger from a small town near Milan, is believed to be the first woman in the country to marry herself.

Mesi said she first considered the idea of a solo wedding after the end of a 12-year relationship two years ago. “I told my relatives and friends that if I had not found my soul mate I would marry myself by my 40th birthday,” she said.

A total of 70 guests attended the ceremony, which holds no legal weight, to join Mesi in celebrating self-love and acceptance as part of a trend known as “sologamy.”

Mesi said she remains open to the idea of getting married in the future, but doesn’t require the social affirmation typically associated with a traditional marriage. “If one day I find a man with whom I can plan a future I’ll be happy, but my happiness does not depend on him,” she said.

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