Dating my second cousin
All that said, it sounds as though you and your partner have found something special in each other.No one knows where your dating relationship will lead — but it's good to be aware as you explore your closeness and make choices.
I would certainly be very uncomfortable with a first cousin arrangement since this would be very close to the biblical prohibition.But from what you tell me about this situation, it is far from the biblical warning.We may naturally shrink from the idea of marrying a relative, but in fact we are all related. The Bible warns against near kin marrying but the definition of near kin seems to be much more narrow than third or fourth cousins. I can't find anything in the Bible about this subject, but we are taught that it is not right to date your family.I am having a problem with this because my child is dating my 3rd cousin, and in my heart I feel it is wrong. The following verses in Leviticus eighteen give a list of those who are too close of kin to marry.