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I just found out my parents are 3rd or 4th cousins :/

Anonymous
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They just found out too. But they don't think its a big deal. They say its far enough back that they don't consider themselves related. But it kind of freaked me out. I told them I don't wanna hear or speak of it again.

I want to forget about it.. I am too ashamed to tell anyone, even my husband. But I have to live with it and accept it. What am I gonna do, kill myself?

Am I overreacting?
Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:40 AM
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Piskie
by Silver Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:42 AM
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Yes, you're over reacting.

Everyones related some way or another.... There's no generic problems that far apart
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:42 AM
How long have they been together and how did they just find out?
beingme75
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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I think u r overreacting only bc they didn't know either. It would be different if they knew and proceeded anyways.
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Nicoleb9
by Emerald Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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Just keep it to yourself and move on. It's not like you can do anything to change it.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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3rd of 4th cousins share very little dna. yes they come from the same genetic tree but thats all. I think you're overreacting a little

mhaney03
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:43 AM
My parents are 3rd cousins 1x removed.... Or something like that. Big deal.
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tifferie
by A$$tastic on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:44 AM
Legally they can get married. My grandparents were step siblings but not raised together.
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Grumpylilpixy
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:44 AM
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I would be ashamed to and I would keep that one to myself. LOL

Aislinn
by Platinum Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:44 AM
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 LMAO You are soooooo overreacting, it is not even funny. Chill pill, Mama. It is no big deal. Most of us whose families have been in one area for a long time have some relatives married to relatives. It happens! Hell, in 34 states, it is legal to marry your first cousin! lol 

surromama
by Gold Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:45 AM
Yes, you are overreacting. That's pretty distant. I bet that happens a lot more than we know.
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