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I am 26 year old muslim boy after 2 year i will be getting married to a girl who is 8 years younger to me, & she is also my First Cousin, i.e my dad's real brother's daughter, is age difference going to be any problem, & can we have normal sex life after marriage & normal children as we are in blood relation, this is an arrange marraige and our religion also allow this kind of marraige. pls help me out as im very tense & also nothing can be happaned as for sure i will be marrying her now.

Asked by mark haddin, 23 Dec '09 08:27 pm
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Ya religion may allow such marriages but biology has proven that marriages with close blood relatives is disastrous for the gene pool. Ya children and grandchildren would bear the consequences of ya weakened gene pool. Think wise and say NO to marrying within ya close bloodline.

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Answered by Saj Sierra, 23 Dec '09 08:55 pm

 
  
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There is nothing wrong sceintifically or Morally .
An International team of scientists discovered that giving birth to children with genetic defects as a result of wed lock between cousins was no greater risk than in case of women becoming pregnant after 40 years.

Professor Diane Paul of Massachusetts University and Hamish Spencer of the University of Otago in New Zealand, leaders of the study, said "Women in their forties are not made to feel guilty about having babies and the same should apply to cousins who want to marry."

The scientists believe that the laws against cousin marriage are based on false fears. An over all review of the studies show that birth defects in children of cousins is significantly smaller than the general assumption.

Spencer clarified that, Neither the scientific nor social assumptions behind such legislation stand up to close scrutiny. Such legislation reflects outmoded prejudices about immigrants and the rural poor and relies on over-simpli ...more
Answered by salmanfarsi, 23 Dec '09 10:26 pm

 
  
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There will be some genetic problems as it is ' within the family' marriage.. Religion may accept it but the science says otherwise.. Consult a doctor.
Answered by subhash, 23 Dec '09 08:35 pm

 
  
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In tdy generation a married shd took place amongst relation only so the girl will remain in the kingdom and not outside - the benefit we can say a word of advice in relation and they know the situation not benefit is the kingdom did not expand
Answered by shaikh mohamed, 24 Dec '09 01:34 pm

 
  
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Ur lucky that getting 8 years youngers girl.When religion also allow this kind of marraige than why ur in confusion.Go ahead & cong8
Answered by yusuf syed, 24 Dec '09 12:30 pm

 
  
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Age diff no problem
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 23 Dec '09 09:13 pm

 
  
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There is no problem with sexual life atleast .. Because it depends on YOU and YOUR WIFE
Answered by Sahana, 23 Dec '09 08:38 pm

 
  
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I would advise u to accept ur parent's choice for a peaceful living.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 23 Dec '09 08:37 pm

 
  
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