I can’t speak to the authenticity of this article but the concept was certainly interesting. Let it be noted that in the pictures published, I didn’t notice any men. I wonder if this choice will affect this woman’s chances for getting married in the future. While I can’t imagine inviting my family and friends to a ceremony for myself, I can see where she was coming from. A wedding is something many women look forward to for decades and she didn’t want to not have the experience because of her lack of a significant other. I wonder if we’ll see these type of ceremonies grow in popularity in the coming years? Maybe it’s just me, but I can’t imagine spending thousands of dollars on a wedding without having a groom. But it looks like it worked for her.
Houston Woman Marries Herself
A Houston woman celebrated her 40th birthday by giving herself the lavish wedding she had always dreamed of — complete with a walk down the aisle, vows, and a first dance. Yes, just herself. No husband in sight.
Via Black Art In America:
It was a dream wedding. Complete with a fabulous candlelit ceremony and heartfelt vows to forgive, honor and love… herself. Yes, Yasmin Eleby promised herself that if she hadn’t found a mate by the time she was 40, she would marry herself, and she kept her promise. What better way to start the year than with an act of self love?
Yasim chose to have one of her sisters who is also a minster, help her say vows, in a spiritual ceremony – because you can’t legally marry yourself in America. She says the best part of her special day was…
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