There are multitudes of people, namely women, who have a fetish for objects. 40 of them have officially declared themselves with OS, all women. In 2002, Oliver Arnd set up a network of people with OS. Here are 10 cases that are unique and definitely worth mentioning.
1. Erika La Tour Eiffel:
This 37 year old is a former soldier who lives in San Francisco. She has a special love for objects, especially the Eiffel tower. Her first love was for a bow that she named Lance. Lance helped her become a world class archer. Now she has an infatuation with the Eiffel Tower. She even married the structure in an intimate ceremony.
2. Eija Berlin-Mauer:
This is one feisty 54 year old woman. She fell in love with the Berlin Wall over 3 decades ago. She collected pictures and saved up money for her visits. During her 6th visit, she actually got married to the wall. She finds the wall more attractive than the Great Wall of China, until now. She cheated on the wall with a Garden fence.
3. Amy Wolfe:
She is an organist in a US church. She has made claim to OS which makes her attracted to inanimate objects. In 2009, she married a magic carpet amusement ride. She even changed her name to Weber, after the company that manufactured the ride.
4. Freddie Mercury:
Much of the life of this lead singer of Queen was a mystery. There are now speculations that Mercury was a person with OS. He had an unbreakable love for his bike.
5. Sandy K:
Tragedy struck on September 11, 2001 for this young woman. She had an infatuation for the Twin Towers. Tragically the towers were hit by terrorists. The only things Sandy has to cherish are the two models, she often clenches.
6. Roger Taylor:
Taylor is best known for being a musician, singer-songwriter and one of the members of the band, Queen. What many do not know is that he sings songs to his automobile. He even was noted for adding engine sounds to the car that he called Alfa Romeo.
7. Lee Jin-gyo:
Most people with OS are women. However, to say that no man can have the obsession is almost a lie. This man married his pillow and not jokingly like we saw on 3rd Rock from the Sun.
This woman has once fetish that many people would not understand. She once fell in love with a machine that beheaded criminals or suspected criminals throughout Europe: The Gullotine.
9. Edward Smith:
This man who is past his middle age is in love with his Volkswagen Beetle. He named the car, Vanilla and believes that it is his girlfriend. He had relationships with women, but was not attracted as much as he was to the car.
10. Dave Cat:
This man married his silicon doll in 2000. He believes that the doll provides him with lots of love that no other partner could give.