It's Christmastime, when we're remind that "love actually is all around"—including between a woman and a robot she 3D printed herself (Before you judge, c'mon, like you've never found yourself attracted to C-3PO before? So tall! So shiny!).
In this modern day, apparently real "Pygmalion," Lilly is a woman in France in a committed relationship with InMoovator, a robot of her creation, and she plans to marry him "when human-robot marriage is legalised in France." (Not if, when.)
“I’m really and only attracted by the robots,” she told news.com.au, “My only two relationships with men have confirmed my love orientation, because I dislike really physical contact with human flesh.”
According to The Daily Mail, Lilly's family and friends are accepting of her relationship, perhaps because it means they won't have in laws of his side of the family to have to deal with.
She's training to be a roboticst in order to feel the same passion in her work life, too.
The Daily Mail reports that at a recent conference in London, Dr. David Levy, author of Love and Sex with Robots,
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