Dating non blood related family
In fact people who are not descended from a common ancestor cannot be your cousins, so there really is no such relationship as a "non-blood related cousin." Yes as they are blood related to your cousin so are therefore also blood related to you.But your cousins cousins cousin is not in anyway related to you, unless you parents are anyway siblings.Anyone who is a "Step..." anything is not a blood relative.For instance, it is okay to date your: Step Cousin, Step Second Cousin, Step Third Cousin, etc.It all depends whether there is marriage that relates you to them or if you are blood related All cousin relationships are blood relationships.With a sixth cousin you have a very small genetic relationship, but there is some.If some of those shared genes are recessive (meaning unexpressed) there is a 1 out of 4 chance the child will inherit the active gene.Recent scientific studies said that even if the two people were cousins that there should be no birth defects.
However, even so-called blood-related cousins can marry -- second cousins everywhere, and first cousins in about half the jurisdictions of the US and I many other places as well. If you are asking about making children with a "non-blood related cousin", since you are not related "by blood" there would be no increased genetic risk to any offspring.If two people are first cousins there is a bigger chance of birth defects. Not only birth defects but they could be more likely to develop medical issues (that commonly run in the family) throughout their life.Two people from the same gene pool share common genes obviously!The cousin of your cousin is related to you if you share a common ancestor, such as if you are all descended from the same great grand father.If the cousin of your sousin is related to your cousin through a person to whom YOU are not related, then you are not related to the cousin of your cousin.