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If you found out you were related to the person you were dating......

Ok, don't take this serious!!! This is just for fun lol.

If you found out that you were dating and/or sleeping with a family member, how distant would they have to be before it didn't really bother you?

Brother/sister? 1st cousin? 2nd cousin? 3rd? Etc..


Asked by Mrs.BAT at 2:25 PM on Dec. 26, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I met a guy online one time and we got close. We were going to get together in real life to get even "closer". Somehow we talked about family and it turned out we were cousins! We decided not to get together but on my part it was bc he turned out to be an alcoholic, not bc we were kin. I don't have a problem being with a cousin but wouldn't be with an uncle or sibling. In about 23 states it's ok to marry your first cousin and birth defects from such a union is not that much higher than the general population. Imagine that.

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:02 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • 8th cousin twice removed.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:26 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I wouldn't date any family members... no matter what number they were... lol. If I found out, I would puke and feel gross.

    Answer by ProudMom_5703 at 2:37 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • ahh lmao..well wouldnt that just be an awkward conversation..haha for the guy im with now.i'd deal with it if he was a 2nd or 3rd cousin..for anyone else..I'd probaly end it there..Hopefully they are just cousins by marriage..not blood

    Answer by SweetPoison at 2:40 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • LMAOAOAO 8th cousin twice removed. I choked on my coffee. By marriage wouldnt be soooo bad. ANY blood no matter how distant would just be wrong.

    Answer by mommymeof2 at 2:45 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • That's a strange question. Someones been watching Jerry Springer? Hmmm.... I would have to say I would probably freak out. That would never happen though, I actually KNOW all of my family members 1st, 2nd,3rd,4th etc cousins. After a while the 'related' doesn't actually mean you are related. Genetically anyways. Many cultures marry 1st and 2nd cousins with no problems, they have children without any medical or mental difficulties. What is 'acceptable' depends on where you live and what culture you've been raised in.


    Answer by MomOfJandM at 2:47 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • wouldn't even go there if i found out we were related no matter how i would break up with them

    Answer by ScarletAva at 2:51 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • Idk it grosses me out thinking about it but on the Women's Entertainment channel, there's a show called "Secret Lives of Women" which did have an episode about taboo relationships and one of them did feature 1st cousins that were engaged. I guess it was in one of the few, or only, state where it's allowed. Gross!

    Answer by jmpeskie at 2:57 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • Depends on the distance...

    From marriage, maaaaybe. Blood no. That's just gross.

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 4:13 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • Same blood lines, no way no how.

    Answer by salexander at 6:23 PM on Dec. 26, 2009