Question: Is it OK to date your cousin?

Marrying a cousin is usually considered a bad idea, because inbreeding can lead to harmful genetic conditions. But paradoxically, in some societies, marrying a related spouse is linked to having more surviving children, research suggests.

Can cousins be in a relationship?

Although some communities do allow marriages between cousins, it is difficult for most to imagine a romantic relationship between first cousins as they are considered siblings. “A short-lived relationship may develop between two cousins, especially when one is on the rebound from another relationship.

Is it weird that Im attracted to my cousin?

It is not unusual, especially for elderly couples, to feel comfortable with and be attracted to their cousins. But as cousincouples.com points out, unlike with other relationships, if things dont work out, youll still be cousins for the rest of your life.

Is it wrong to have feelings for your cousin?

Khurki would say its perfectly normal. Remember having a crush on your cousin doesnt make you a bad person or freak. It happens at a stage when teenagers start developing feelings for the opposite sex and if you are happy being close to your cousin, it is okay!

Is it weird to have a crush on your first cousin?

Having a crush on your cousin is not horrible and it doesnt make you weird, its actually pretty normal. If you have a crush on your cousin, its okay. Its normal to have a crush and to start to feel things for people that you are around a lot.

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