Legally, you can date and be intimate with your first cousin, but if you are considering marriage, laws vary by state and country. As with all moral decisions, this is a personal, but complicated matter, given societal norms and the many who see cousin marriages as taboo.
Is it a sin to date your first cousin?
Must first cousins be forbidden to marry? In the Bible, and in many parts of the world, the answer is no. But the answer is yes in much of church law and in half the United States. This Levitical law is found in Leviticus 18:6-18, supplemented by Leviticus 20:17-21 and Deuteronomy 27:20-23.
Is it weird for cousins to date?
It is not unusual, especially for elderly couples, to feel comfortable with and be attracted to their cousins. To say they shouldnt marry if they fall in love is unfair. 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 possible for cousins to fall in love?
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. However, there have been cases where romantic feelings creep in inspite of being aware of the complications.
What if I have a crush on my 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!