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Woman Marries Herself

Much like Sue Sylvester on "Glee," A North Dakota woman named Nadine Schweigert married herself last week.

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Can't find a potential spouse? Marry yourself! According to Inforum, 36-year old Nadine Schweigert did just that. A symbolic ceremony was held for her and 45 guests, where at the end she was pronounced wife and inner-groom.

During the observance, the Fargo woman read her vows: “I, Nadine, promise to enjoy inhabiting my own life and to relish a lifelong love affair with my beautiful self.” She presented herself with a ring and invited all guests to “blow kisses to the whole world” at the point of the traditional, bride-groom lip-lock

Another quote from the happy bride-groom:

I was waiting for someone to come along and make me happy,” she says. “At some point, a friend said, ‘Why do you need someone to marry you to be happy? Marry yourself.

Schweigert’s 11-year-old son also didn’t like the idea.

“Initially his response was to put his hand on my shoulder. He said, ‘I love you, but I’m embarrassed for you right now and I’m not coming,’ ” she says.


“I’m just a unique, awesome person who doesn’t fit anyone’s mold or ideal, and I hope you’re OK with that,” she says. “And if you’re not, that’s OK, too.”

It wouldn't be a marriage to oneself if some newscasters didn't get a good laugh about it. These two sure did: