With the gay community making huge global strides in the quest for marriage equality, it’s great to see the narcissist community following suit, with the news that a woman in Rotherham is marrying herself.
Now we’re all for a bit of self-love here at BBM – it’s why we were banned from the library – but even we have our limits/ restraining orders.
As she approaches her 40th birthday, Lynne Gollogly wants to put an end to wondering whether ‘Mr Right’ will ever materialise. So quicker than you can say ‘midlife crisis’, she’s decided to tie the knot. With herself. Which technically means she’s tying herself in knots.
“You know, I’ve had a lot of potentials in the past, but I’m not just going to settle for anyone just so I fit into today’s society,” said lonesome Lynne.
“I’ve been single for a while now and have no interest in being in a relationship. I did get engaged once, when I was younger, but it was silly and nothing came of it.
“I think with these things I’d never say never – but I’m not going to hang around for much longer.”
The business analyst plans to have the ceremony in April with a full-blown white wedding, a traditional dress and a ring to go on her finger. She’s going to Rome on her own for the honeymoon – when her finger will again come in handy.
And if we needed confirmation that’s she’s a little bit sad, apparently she got the idea while watching an episode of Friends – specifically the one where Monica, Rachel, and Phoebe all try on wedding dresses. Suddenly it’s very clear why this woman is single.