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Can you marry yourself?

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Self-marriage is not officially recognized by any government bodies, according to HLNtv.com. It is a symbolic ceremony representing love of self and a lack of need to become part of a couple in order to achieve personal fulfillment.

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Self-marriage, also called sologamy, represents a commitment to value and show compassion toward the self, according to Wikipedia. It is part of a social movement among single people who wish to acknowledge that they are their own source of happiness and are part of a deeper purpose. People who become self-married sometimes engage in commitment ceremonies complete with a ring, guests, flowers and a photographer, HLNtv.com notes.

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