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So i'm deeply in love with  a cousin and im very confused on what type of cousin he may be all i know is that we are related through the same great garndparents for me and for him great great grandparents. So i need help trying to figure it all out. I've been calling him my 4th cousin but i could be wrong (i don't want to be, but its still very confusing) so i'll start with this:

My great grandparents had 11 childern which to him are his great great grandparents.

One of the 11 children was my grandfather and one was his great grandmother (who was older than my grandfather)

my grandfather had 4 children his great grandmother had 4 (i think)

One of my grandfather's children is my mother and one of his great grandmother's children is his grandmother

my mother had 2 children (one of them is me) his grandmother had i think 2 children (could be wrong).

His grandmother is my mother's first cousin. 

So what does that make me and him?

Im very confused about it and i haven't been able to figure it out. All i know is that my immeadiate family is against us being together and his immeadiate family is not. All and any advice is greatly appreciated.

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Hi and welcome to cc. If I have followed your "list" of relatives, I think you are second cousins once removed. 

Without going all the way back to the gg grandparent, g grand parent level, I will try to draw the most

important part. for you.

 

  Your mom <----------> his grandmother = first cousins

   You          <------------> his parent  = second cousins

                                          him

Now draw the line between you and him,  the diagonal represents the generation difference between you.

That is where the "removed" part comes in. 

 Now I could be wrong and maybe someone else will chime in.

BUT what it boils down to is that  you are so far down the line you would be like any two unrelated people that

find themselves attracted to each other I do believe.

Just curious, what are your ages?  You don't have to be exact if you don't want.  

Hope this helps you. Keep us posted.

                                  

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On 5/28/2019 at 2:28 PM, nanner said:

So i'm deeply in love with  a cousin and im very confused on what type of cousin he may be all i know is that we are related through the same great garndparents for me and for him great great grandparents. So i need help trying to figure it all out. I've been calling him my 4th cousin but i could be wrong (i don't want to be, but its still very confusing) so i'll start with this:

My great grandparents had 11 childern which to him are his great great grandparents.

One of the 11 children was my grandfather and one was his great grandmother (who was older than my grandfather)

my grandfather had 4 children his great grandmother had 4 (i think)

One of my grandfather's children is my mother and one of his great grandmother's children is his grandmother

my mother had 2 children (one of them is me) his grandmother had i think 2 children (could be wrong).

His grandmother is my mother's first cousin. 

So what does that make me and him?

Im very confused about it and i haven't been able to figure it out. All i know is that my immeadiate family is against us being together and his immeadiate family is not. All and any advice is greatly appreciated.

----------------------- Much love and thanks

                                         nanner

At the most 2nd or 3rd cousins.

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