Podcast: Parasocial Relationships June 22, 2021 by neonnottingham We all have celebrities we can relate to. But what happens when we begin to think we know them? Marta Silva speaks to psychologist Gayle Stever and media theorist Rebecca Tukachinsky Forster about the phenomenon of “parasocial relationships”. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Tags: celebrity fanboy fangirl gayle stever Mental Health obsession parasocial psychology rebecca tukachinsky foster relationships neonnottingham Magazine and website celebrating Nottingham's stories. Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.