He is not the best fish in the sea to go for, but if you are really interested in him and you think that might be reciprocated, discuss it with your cousin. It may feel a bit scary to do that but there is really no point in trying to have a relationship with her ex-boyfriend if this would hurt her deeply and cause havoc within the family. If your cousin finished with him in a reasonably friendly and she is happy in her new relationship, then she might not mind. But if the relationship ended acrimoniously or if she still wanted the relationship and he didn't, then she is more likely to object to you having a relationship with him. Instead ask him to join you and a group of friends who are meeting for a drink, going ice-skating or to a party and mention casually that your cousin is quite happy about the invitation.
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Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. We had a mutual break up after a few months and remained close afterwards. In college, my now wife and I decided to take our friendship to the next level. We were married a few years later and now have two kids. There is no awkwardness between any of us and the three of us frequently go out to dinner together.
Dating first cousin
Question: I'm happily divorced and have a good relationship with my ex. Every once in a while I get together with her cousin for drinks with benefits. We have no intention of taking this any further; my ex and her cousin haven't spoken in years.
What are the pros and cons legally and morally of dating your 1st cousin? To make a long story short, my cousin and I became close friends, then fell in love with each other. We have that "don't care" attitude on what others say or think about our relationship, but are curious anyway.