Woman Weds Self After Break Up With Partner
Linda Doktar (34), from the Gold Coast in Australia did the unthinkable and decided to marry herself as part of her self-healing and reaffirmation journey.
On Valentine’s Day last year, Linda, who is a conscious coach decided to hold a self-marriage ceremony to confirm the emotional self discovery journey she’d been through.
Linda’s close friend, Ej, who is a relationship coach, introduced her to the idea of a self-marriage ceremony.
“Ej had just begun to hold these ceremonies for others, and I thought this was a beautiful concept to symbolise my journey into loving and honouring myself on a deeper level,” Linda said in a recent interview.
“I thought this was a beautiful concept to symbolise my journey into loving and honouring myself on a deeper level.
Linda wed herself just witnessed by Ej and two photographers, she wrote her own vows and recited them to herself during the heartfelt ceremony. Linda recalls the ceremony with such fondness.
“When I look back at my ceremony I smile because it reminds me of a turning point in my life when I decided to connect to deeper levels of self-love and self-connection.”
Although she believes marrying herself won’t close her off to relationships with other people, Linda wanted to confirm the love and respect she holds for herself through self-marriage.