Question: Is marrying your second cousin considered incest?

Cousin relationships Marriages and sexual relationships between first cousins are stigmatized as incest in some cultures, but tolerated in much of the world. There are some cultures in Asia which stigmatize cousin marriage, in some instances even marriages between second cousins or more remotely related people.

Is second cousins inbred?

First cousins have an inbreeding coefficient of 0.0625. Anything at or above 0.0156, the coefficient for second cousins, is considered consanguineous; that includes relationships between people and their nephews and nieces.

Write us

Find us at the office

Tummino- Lawe street no. 102, 47134 Jerusalem, Palestine

Give us a ring

Devin Wohlman
+97 467 838 893
Mon - Fri, 7:00-15:00

Join us