Meet the woman who married and then divorced a 300-year-old ghost

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Sometimes marriages just don't last.
Sometimes marriages just don't last.

That’s right, a strange divorce.

Amanda Large Teague, according to Independent, the 300-year-old ghost is Captain Jack Sparrow, a pirate from popular movie Pirates of Caribbean - a character played by Johnny Depp.

According to the article, the two “met” while Amanda was meditating, and despite her asking him to go away, the 300 year-old ghost was relentless in his pursuit of her and eventually his tenacious spirit paid off because eventually she started speaking to him.

This is when, according to Amanda, she learned that he was Jack Teague, a Haitan pirate who existed 300 years earlier.

After seven months of getting to know each other, the two were ready to wed. At this point people were calling her crazy, something she knew about, but did not mind.

"If you believe in God or angels, if you believe in anything that's not of this earthly realm, then you believe in spirit," Amanda said.

"So why would you find what happened to me beyond the realm of possibility?" she told The Post.   

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On a boat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean in 2016 accompanied by a medium to speak on behalf of her spirit husband to be, a self-described shaman and legal marriage officient, the two “tied-the-knot”, and soon Ms Large became Mrs Teague.

According to Amanda, the two did everything normal couples do such as go out on dates, spend time together, fight and they even spent a romantic holiday together in Dublin.

However, their new found love, was not all sunshine and roses.

Amanda claims that soon after their marriage became official, she became very ill.

Something she immediately suspected her new husband was the cause of. Unhappy with her sudden ailments, she asked her husband to leave. Amanda says he became angry and threatened to kill her if she left.

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Afraid for her life, she left Jack anyway and went on to perform an exorcism on herself to rid her body of any evil spirits he may have left behind.

Now Amanda wants to warn people to be careful about dabbling in New Age spiritualities. It was after the death of her son that Amanda was introduced to these spiritual practices and says she was lured into it while she grieved for her son.

"I would really say to people who are thinking about getting into this: Be really, really, really careful," Amanda said.

 "And if somebody is not telling you about the dangerous side of it, run a mile."

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