Home News This woman married a rag doll named marcelo in 2021, and now...

This woman married a rag doll named marcelo in 2021, and now they are a ‘family of five.’

Meirivone Rocha Moraes’ story stands out among the world’s uncommon love stories. The 37-year-old Brazilian woman claims to have fallen in love with a rag doll her mother fashioned for her, married him, and even acquired a baby rag doll. This extraordinary story has drawn worldwide interest and offers an intriguing look at love, commitment, and the power of imagination.

From Loneliness To Love

Meirivone Rocha Moraes felt lonely and longed for a dance partner. Her mother, wanting to see her daughter happy, took up a needle and thread and created Marcelo, a rag doll.

What started as a creative solution to loneliness quickly turned into a deeper bond. Meirivone describes how she immediately fell in love with Marcelo.

“It was love at first sight,” she says. Marcelo was the ideal partner for Meirivone: he did not fight with her, did not argue and completely understood her.

His calm and patient nature was exactly what Meirivone needed in her life. Their relationship blossomed in ways she never expected.

Marcelo quickly became an integral part of her daily life. He accompanied her to social events and was accepted as her partner by her friends and family.


Meirivone wanted to make her love for Marcelo official and arranged a wedding attended by 250 family members and friends.

The ceremony, which took place in Brazil, was an emotional event despite the rain. “It was a wonderful day for me, very important, very emotional,” Meirivone remembers

The ceremony was followed by a honeymoon to Rio de Janeiro, where the couple began their new life as spouses. The wedding was a celebration of love, with guests enjoying music, dancing and festivities. Meirivone beamed with happiness as she walked down the aisle, hand in hand with Marcelo.