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By Oriianna Raiinbow - / Saturday 23 October 2010 06:07 / United States
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By  Minorchord  |  4

It sounds like you're not related by blood, so I don't see it as that big a deal. From what it seems, one of your parent's sisters married a man whose sibling is your boyfriend's mom or dad. Bizarre situation, but if that's the case, it's hardly incestual.

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  robj118  |  10

long distance cousins? distance is an expression of length, like a long distance relationship......don't you mean you are distant cousins? people on this site amaze me with their stupidity

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  bman134  |  0

this site is becoming less and less about the FML and more about grammar and spelling who gives a shit as long as you can understand the story being told

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  trueblue42  |  4

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  Snowlight_fml  |  7

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  xpainx  |  1

#43, shut the FUCK up you asshole, no shit they're distant cousins! You can use length if it fits that context, you fucking asshole! Some people are more distantly related to one person than another. It makes absolute PERFECT sense that she could say "long distant" cousins, and that's what she did? The FUCK made you think you can get on your high horse and act all elitist, you fucking faggot?!

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  fthku  |  13

Wow, that was just plain awesome XD I love it when things like this happen on FML. OP - look at it this way. At least you found out now. There was an entire show dedicated to married couples who discovered they were related. One couple discovered they were BROTHER AND SISTER seperated at birth. Don't feel so bad now huh? Unless you DON'T enjoy the misery of others, you weird person you.

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  capilot  |  10

It's not considered incest if they're further apart than 1st cousins. In fact, 1st cousins are legal in most places outside the U.S. and even in parts of the U.S.

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  QuantumLegend  |  0

I'm a single child and all, and only have guy cousins, so I don't rly understand the "horrors" of incest. as I learned it only increases the chances of passing on a certain allele?....bro-sis I could see that's wierd in todays society cuz ur close and all, but if the two never even knew eachother...how's it bad?

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  Thekbking  |  11

when considering the social norm its considered taboo. on a biological level it increases the chance for the child concieved between the two to have health problems or even a mal proportioned body or disfigured physical appearence to being autistic or lower iq. other than that its not really such a problem

By  dbao9  |  0

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By  Minorchord  |  4

It sounds like you're not related by blood, so I don't see it as that big a deal. From what it seems, one of your parent's sisters married a man whose sibling is your boyfriend's mom or dad. Bizarre situation, but if that's the case, it's hardly incestual.

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  amazinggbaby  |  2

It could be an aunt that isn't related by blood. Long distance would imply that his aunt married one of her uncles, or something similar to that. Which would not make them blood related.

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  hot_tamale  |  0

I think she's saying like say your mom's sister (your aunt) married someone else, and that aunt's husband had a sister or brother who had a kid (who in this case would be the boyfriend). There wouldn't be a blood link at all. But we don't know if that's the situation

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  Minorchord  |  4

It's not that confusing. Say the original poster is Mary and her boyfriend is John. Mary's dad has a sister named Jennifer. Jennifer marries Paul. Paul's brother is John's dad. Jennifer is the aunt of both Mary and John, but Mary and John are not related by blood. She's Mary's aunt by blood relation (Mary > Mary's dad > Mary's dad's sister), but she's not related by blood to John (John > John's dad > John's dad's brother > John's dad brother is married to Mary). Jennifer is still considered John's aunt, despite being only related through marriage. So you can't have a mutual blood-related aunt and not be blood-related, but you can have, generally speaking, a mutual aunt and not be blood-related, which is what the original poster was (presumably) stating.

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  shazza91  |  0

if they're both calling her aunt then at least one of each of their parents are siblings to said aunt.. long distance might just mean the parents had a falling out or lost contact, they would be first cousins..

By  iliketurdles  |  7

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