That being said, I don’t advise a relationship between cousins. “involved” with my step-cousin for a while a year ago, and I can say that it is the most stressful thing I have ever experienced.” Yikes, this is such a tricky one, y’all. When I was a kid, I had a crush on my older cousin.
But at the time, I didn’t quite understand the concept that he was also related to me.
In modern western society, marrying your cousin is not well accepted, particularly in the United States.
Legally, you can date and be intimate with your first cousin, but if you are considering marriage, laws vary by state and country. S., some states legally forbid first cousins from marrying, some require genetic counseling before legal union can take place, and other states require proof that at least one potential spouse is infertile.
But if the relationship ended acrimoniously or if she still wanted the relationship and he didn't, then she is more likely to object to you having a relationship with him.
If she gives you the go ahead, don't be too direct, like inviting him out on a one-to-one date.
You can find out more about family law in your own state by contacting a legal services office, a law school that offers legal services to students and the public, or searching your state's homepage on the internet.
You can also look it up under "marriage" or "domestic relationships" in the legal statutes for your state (paper copies are found in a state government office).
This week on the message boards, y’all are discussing what you should do if you like your cousin: Sweet Sahara said: “I wouldn’t say it’s ‘wrong’.