American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

Categories: Children | North America

After the children of Liz Watson (Liz Watson) from Virginia decided to live with their father after their parents ' divorce, she, trying to cope with the stress, spent thousands of dollars on realistic baby dolls. A 42-year-old American woman calls herself their mother. She became interested in collecting dolls in 2016, after seeing similar dolls in social networks. Since then, the woman devotes her free time to silicone babies, changing them, bathing them and changing their diapers. People around her think she's a little crazy, but Liz says that's how she overcomes the heartache.

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

After experiencing a difficult divorce in January 2010, the American woman decided to move to another part of the country with her two eldest sons. Since then, she has remarried and given birth in a new marriage to a daughter, Jorni, who recently turned one and a half years old. 

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

Unfortunately, the older children did not live long with their mother in Virginia. In June 2016, they asked to return to their homeland, to the state of Kansas, to their father. Liz's heart was breaking, but she had to let them go. When the house was empty, the woman began to suffer from loneliness. She was constantly tormented by worries about the fate of her sons. To somehow calm down, in December 2016, an American woman decided to buy a realistic silicone baby doll. That's where it all started.

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

In five years, Liz's collection grew to nine dolls. Each of them has its own name. The age of pups varies from newborns to one-year-olds. Despite the fact that many of her hobby seems strange and, even, creepy, a resident of Virginia claims that it was silicone babies that helped her overcome the most difficult moments in her life. They remind the American woman of the time when her own children were toddlers.

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

The American woman finds it difficult to answer how much money she spent on dolls. The average price for a realistic baby doll ranges from $ 350 to $ 1,500 (from 26,000 to 111,000 rubles). 

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

Liz had set aside an entire room for the toys, turning it into a nursery. There is a cot, a wardrobe, a changing table and a rack for diapers and other baby things. Here she takes care of the pups, finding solace in this.

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

The woman says that the thought that the dolls will not grow up and leave her, like the older children, calms her. Sometimes she takes her toys out for a walk, and people even mistake them for real babies.

American woman takes care of realistic babies to drown out the pain of parting with her own children

Liz is part of a group of owners of the same realistic dolls in social networks. Everyone here understands and supports each other. Some buy dolls to cope with emotional trauma, others collect them as works of art.

However, most people find the American woman's infatuation very strange. So do some of her friends and family. But Liz claims that the dolls make her happy. She says that her husband is sympathetic to such an unusual hobby and supports her in every possible way. 

Liz is fond of baby dolls, and other adult women are fond of Barbie dolls. Another American woman spent 70 thousand dollars to turn her apartment into a house of her favorite toy.

Keywords: North America | Dolls | Family | Divorce | Kids | Collection | Hobby | Woman | Stress | Husband | Loneliness | Weirdness | Mother | Infatuation | Realistic | Babies | Care | Loss | Breakup | News of the day

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