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Are you close to your cousins?

I used to be. Not so much anymore. I think it has to do with distance. Out of sight out of mind kind of.

 
Autumn07

Asked by Autumn07 at 7:38 AM on Jun. 6, 2011 in Relationships

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  • I used to be with my maternal cousins but now we only talk through FB since I live 3000 miles away. My husbands cousins and I are very close though. We hang out together all the time. Were each others besties.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 7:40 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • Nope, never have been. I don't like them.
    ABPeterson

    Answer by ABPeterson at 7:48 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • Just one.
    Mexish72

    Answer by Mexish72 at 9:02 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • We live thousands of miles apart, but we do talk regularly on Facebook and through our mutual grandmother on my father's side. On my mother's side, we also talk regularly on Facebook and through my aunt, when she and my mom talk. We're not close like hanging out together and sharing all our deepest, darkest secrets, but we are close in terms that we know generally what's going on in each other's lives, talk, and would consider each other to be friends as wel as cousins. I have one cousin on my dad's side, a male, and one cousin on my mom's side, also a male, that I am not friendly with, and frankly avoid as much as possible. The one on my dad's is just a jerk, although he's not as big a jerk as he used to be, but we still don't get along. The one on my mom's side...well, his dad is weird, and he's just as weird, and he makes me really uncomfortable so I avoid him.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 9:07 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • I have 11 cousins on my mom's side and 2 on my dad's side. We never really saw the cousins except on Thanksgiving or Christmas, so really were not close or know each other very well growing up. I am somewhat close with 3 of them from my mom's family and a second cousin on my dad's side. We mostly keep in touch via facebook and messaging. I do see 1 of the cousins every once in a while, she lives near my mom . I do have most of my other cousins as friends on facebook, and sometimes we will put up a post or comment with each other.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 10:51 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • I was close to all of them growing up,but we all got married and had kids and jobs now we have family reunions,I wish they were every year instead of once in a while!
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 7:40 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • When we were little girls, yes we were very close. My parents would take us to visit most of them every weekend, now that we're all grown and have our own families, we have lost touch with each other. To be honest, when death hits the family, this is the only time we reunite. Sad, but true.
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 7:41 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • Sadly no. I'm the oldest of my cousins and I've got a husband and a daughter now, but they're still in high school so it's tough. They love to visit the baby though!
    jteffs

    Answer by jteffs at 7:47 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • As very young children we lived around many of them. We moved to the west coast when I was 8 and lost all contact with all of them.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 8:02 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • never have been, I only have cousin's on my father's side. I have never met some of them. (my mom's an only child)
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 8:20 AM on Jun. 6, 2011

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