To create a fictional character is to create an entire personality, and entire human that doesn't exist in reality. It's to make a human out of clay, one that you can shape any way you'd like, and that can be dangerous. Not being part of reality doesn't stop your character from planting themselves in people's hearts. Just because someone isn't real, doesn't mean that you can't fall in love with them.
Fictiophilia: the love of a nonfiction character not rooted in reality.
There's no barriers to love, nothing should keep someone from falling in love, even if their person of inter