Apparently the flesh-fusing-with-furniture phenomenon is not unheard-of. In 2008, police rescued a 35-year-old woman in Kansas whose flesh had melded with the toilet seat she’d been sitting on for two years. Like her Ohioan counterpart, she had a caring significant other during the entirety of her sit-in. She, however, had had the good sense to attach to a fixture that flushed away her waste.
The obvious lesson gleaned from this: crippling obesity or agoraphobia will guarantee lasting love.
Here is the MSNBC story.