According to licensed therapist Robert (Bob) Ryan, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR), not really. There are “thousands” of reasons adults might choose to sleep with stuffed animals. “It’s a sign of a need,” he said. “If you’re alone in life and you have a big stuffed animal, there’s somebody in bed with you. Sometimes it’s very comforting to cuddle a pillow, and it might not be anything more than that.”
The above is an excerpt from an article for “Vice.” Read the entire piece at this link.
One note, if you’re a stuffed animal lover you have nothing to fear from me. Enjoy.