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Woman Announces Plans To Marry 93-Year-Old Chandelier Named Luminere

Woman Announces Plans To Marry 93-Year-Old Chandelier Named Luminere

The woman opened up about having objectophilia, a feeling of love and romantic commitment to inanimate objects



True love knows no bounds - just ask this woman, who went on live telly to declare her intention to marry a 93-year-old chandelier. Watch below:

Amanda Liberty was invited to Channel 4's daytime show Steph's Packed Lunch for an episode on love and relationships.

The woman from Leeds opened up about having objectophilia, the feeling of love and romantic commitment to inanimate objects

For some, including Amanda, the idea of sexual or close emotional relationships with humans is simply not on the radar.

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Speaking to host Steph McGovern, she said: "I don't view them as inanimate objects as most people do.

"You know the term animism, it's more common in Japan, it's when people sense an energy from an object.

"It's not just a sitting object, it has an energy you can get to know. That's how I feel, it's never a moment that I'm in love.

"It was never a lightbulb moment. It was more like something that happened over time."

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Amanda explained how she first fell in love with a drum kit and is now planning to get married to a German chandelier named Luminere.

When asked about her discovery of having feelings for objects, Amanda replied: "I didn't understand it for a long time to be honest but I always accepted myself even though I didn't understand it.

"Even now it's hard to explain because I don't know why I fall in love with objects, I can't explain it.

"But I've accepted myself for who I am and this is why I came here, because I want everybody else to just accept and be happy - because it makes me feel happy and content."

While acknowledging that objectophilia is a difficult concept for some to understand, Amanda compared it to the way some people see or feel energy in crystals.

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She went on to explain her connection with Luminere: "I feel loved by them [chandeliers], just an amazing connection I can't explain, I think they're beautiful."

After seeing the nearly 100-year-old chandelier, Amanda said she 'couldn't get it her out of her mind for two weeks' and she eventually had the item shipped over from Germany.

Now she's hoping to tie the knot with the fixture, adding: "When I say marriage I don't mean compare it to a marriage of another human.

"It's more of a commitment, just an expression of my love and a celebration."

Despite the fact that some of Amanda's friends and families can't quite understand her connection to objects, ultimately they're happy that she is happy and feels in a good place mentally.

"I think that is what's important in life, to be happy and to feel loved," she said.

Damn straight, Amanda - you do you.

Featured Image Credit: Channel 4/Steph's Packed Lunch

Topics: Sex and Relationships, Interesting