Note: I want devout Christians to answer this question.

In short, I'm in love with Nicole Watterson from the Amazing World of Gumball. 


Being in love with a fictional crush is not a sin unless you're lusting or it's gone to an unhealthy level, or idolatry. Fortunately, none of that is present in what I feel for Nicole.

Sorry if I come across as immature, but I even have a plush of her which I cuddle at night. lol

But in canon, she's married, and even has kids. Does it matter? Is it a sin to love a fictional character who is married in her universe?

I'm confused, desperate and I need your help. Thank you.

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When I saw your question,I thought your crush is a non fictional being and I was about to write a lenghy answer until I opened the content of your question and saw something different.

Who on earth falls in love with a fictional character from one movie or doesn't sound right..I may be forced to think that the person is a nutcase or probably has gone cuckoo..

How can you have a crush on someone who doesn't exist..does that sound like something coming out of a sane"s person"s mouth..don't get me wrong..I'm not saying you are a goober or knucklehead..I'm just saying that its far from possible..

We crush on people we see..people we hear their voice..people that exist not some fictional character made up by one director to make a bucket load of cash off viewers...
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I agree. We can't have a crush on one that doesn't exist. It's not sounds good. We have the crush on the people we see. Thanks for your answer. 
I agree it's very hard to imagine having a crush on such characters. It's beyond borders
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It is not a sin to love a fictional character who is already in her universe. Go on and let yourself be in love with her because after all, she is just your character crush who do not exist in our real world. Everyone of us has their own crush or has their own stories about falling in love maybe for a living thing or non-living thing. All of us have the freedom for it and I can tell, you are just experiencing Fictophilia which means desire, sexual attraction or you have that intense feelings of love towards the fictional character. So, you do not have to worry because you are not alone. Even me, I have a crush for an anime and I know that I'm in love with her. My friends also bought hundred pieces of their favorite fictional character and put it all inside their bedroom. To connect with that, we are also experiencing Fictophilia.

I am one of devout Christians that can say it is really okay and you do not violate the commandments of God. As what you have said, it is not a sin unless you're lusting her or gone in unhealthy level. It will be a sin if it is a real person that may ruin affection to her family that God created in this world.

Sometimes, you love them so much because you know every time you see her and she do her character inside their own universe, you find love, you find peace, you find happiness or you found that perfect love for her which you can't control. And it is okay to idolize a male fictional character even you are also a male and sometimes you pretend to be him and do his scripts like a crazy person. So, keep in mind it does not matter and just make yourself feel better.
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There are many people who love fictional characters and have all their stuffed animals, figurines, and whatnots that are sold. There is nothing wrong with this at all. The only time this can be a sin and can get out of hand is when a person goes too far and starts to stock this person in real life. They do hard to this person or they continue to stock them and send them gifts that are not appropriate. This can be a sin in a lot of respects because you are not allowed to stock another person no matter if you are in love with their fictional character in some TV show. But if you just love this person on TV and like to watch all their shows and have their stuffed animals or dolls around you there is no harm in this at all. 
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First i would like to understand, why you would  put a note that you want devout Christians to answer your question, can't the other non Christians also answer the question? Anyway you probably have your reasons of doing that which only you know. we are all human, and  We are bound to do things that may not be pleasing to God and the people around us. It is okay to love a character from a book or a movie that one does not know or has not seen, that is inevitable. I must say i have also loved a few characters myself but not in a way that you have described. You see even in my Christian life, i Love Jesus the son of God but i have never seen him, never met him, but i read about him and his word in his Holy book the Bible. The reason i love him is because of what he has done for me in my life, and what he continues to do for me. Now that may sound like the same thing you are trying to portray, the only difference there is, is that Nicole is bringing out mannerisms in you that are not right! you say you don't get those sexual thoughts about her, but you have a plush of her that you cuddle at night, what are you trying to say? are you not feeding your mind with thoughts of sexual immorality? You know it all begins in the mind, whatever you perceive goes into your mind then into your brain and we all know what the brain does, it brings us feelings of all kinds into our bodies then the bodies react to that feeling right? What am trying to say, is that you are already committing sexual sin by cuddling the plush because of what you are imagining. It is this kinds of things that make people start having ideas of stocking others, and hallucinating over things that they cannot achieve for themselves. If i may ask, what do you intend to achieve with this so called crush that you have on Nicole Watterson, you see this is a dream that can never be achieved and if you keep at it, it may just disrupt your life. Look around you and work with what is there stop imaging and fantasizing over things that will not help you in life.
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Feelings will always appear whether you are born again or not. Christians need the holy spirit sp guide them.

Paul once wrote that since we are still in the body, the old self sometimes emerged. Lastly he said, 'The good I want to do I do not do and the bad I do not want to do is what I do.' This phrase shows the struggle we go through in life.

Unfortunately, you fell for a fictional character. Yet all the same feelings are feelings. The holy spirit should harbour you from evil thoughts.
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Yes it is sin and shameful. Crush your forbidden love and cast it to the pit of hell to save yourself from the fiery darts  of gumballs.
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Having feelings to fictional characters to me it's doesn't seem right. Because it's a character which does not exist in real sense. To me it's a no. 
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