In her song I Love Me, Demi Lovato advocates self-acceptance and self-love. The young woman, who is now single, is a follower of sologamy, a practice that consists of loving oneself. Very popular across the Atlantic, this practice has many followers.
Two years ago, Laura Mesi, a 40-year-old Italian woman, decided to marry herself. Tired of being single, Laura Mesi decided to say ‘I do’ to herself. In doing so, she became the world's first person to self-marry.
An £8,500 solo wedding
And the young woman went all out to make her solo wedding the best day of her life. She spent more than £8,500 on a party to which she invited 70 people. As for her honeymoon, she went to Egypt.
In the UK, Sophie Tanner became the first woman to marry herself. She wrote her incredible story in a book called Reader, I Married Me!
I've never been the kind of 'girly' girl who dreams of the Big Day. But as I came face to face with myself after a break-up, I wondered what could be more romantic than proving to myself and others that I deserved to have that day. Even though my marriage is not legally recognised, it is an important ceremony that demonstrates a commitment to self-compassion.
Sologamy, an increasingly widespread practice
Sologamy is an increasingly popular practice in the world. With the increase in the number of single people in the UK, the number of sologamists has exploded.
On the other hand, those who take the plunge and marry themselves do not specify how the divorce works…