Is it weird to want to be like a fictional character?

Is it weird to want to be like a fictional character?

Falling in love with a fictional character is not unusual, and many people have found themselves emotionally attached to a character in a book, movie, TV show, or video game. You do want to be careful that these romantic feelings don’t prevent you from living your life or having real romantic relationships.

Why do I get overly attached to characters?

When we watch a TV show or movie, we empathize with fictional characters as we would with another “real” person right in front of us. We experience psychological effects such as identification, self-other taking, and the proximity effect.

What is Fictionkin?

Fictionkin is a connection, often spiritual, with a fictional character and/or species. This connection is deep enough to identify as and/or with them. Fictionkin often believe that they are or were a fictional character or species either now or in a past life.

What does it feel like to be a character driven character?

It was an exhilarating feeling. A character driven example would be: mimicking The Joker’s mannerisms after watching The Dark Knight. This was probably more prevalent in your younger years, but you may still experience it in small amounts when you get older.

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Is it normal for things to look weird around you?

“The things around us can look weird or wrong […] This experience, while certainly very creepy, is normal every once and awhile. It is the result of our brain protecting itself when the nervous system becomes overloaded. It is more likely to occur during periods of high stress and anxiety.”

Do you feel guilty for liking a new hero in books?

Three: When you move on to another book, you feel a little guilty for liking the new hero. Particularly if it’s a series by the same author and Hero 2 is Hero 1’s brother or best friend. (Not naming any names here… Alaskan Courage series .)