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Would You Marry You're Cousin?

The only reason some people might find it weird is because we're raised so closely with our cousins. Practically as brother and sister. So we know that in Islam, cousin or not cousin mixing is not permitted, so hypothetically if you guys were not raised closely with your cousins and wasn't married would u go for it ? and why not?

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lol...proven what? As long as there is consanguinity, no test will change your chances of giving birth to a deformed baby.

Simple fact.

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The Quran does not mention sicle celled people marrying. It however mentioned cousins marrying. Plain and simple.

Nobody wants a health journal. All I want is the Quran to mention that it carries risks. It doesnt even have to be scientific just mntion that it carries risks to the children. Is that too much of a request?

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I hope u know everything in life has risk? Even marrying a total stranger, who could have a number of ailments unknown to u or anyone else,even eating has risk? So what are u really yapping about? The same u was calling me all sort of names becoz of this cousin marriage issue (off course u got served) yet u seem not to have the guts to call the American's as such, you would not be the first to hate Islam and the many perished in their rage! The real issue becomes why do animals general have broda - sister relationships and have now of the issues we humans face? The answer is the way we live have effect us to our very genes, and even at that if u expected the Qur'an to tell u the risk of not looking before u cross the road then I think u are reducing yourself to a mere joke, the fact remains the Qur'an calls on man to think reason and ponder! Scientific knowledge literally grew with the advent of Islam, indicates clearly the Ummah is to be a nation of research etc! In essence we are given impetus to find knowledge as it aids us! Btw till date ur evolution theory have not assisted u in finding out why the human genes are depreciating rather than evolving for the better!

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this topic about cousin marriage started by MacDaddy a while back was discussed and analyzed from many angles including the health angle.it was proven beyond doubt there is no harm in marrying your cousin when each case is taken individually and proven to be medically sound for the related couples to marry.please review and do not let these confused anti-Islam fanatics mislead you to think this topic has not being touched before:

"Can a Musim marry his cousin?"

http://www.nairaland.com/1007153/musim-marry-cousin

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You want an health journal, go get one. thats not the basic job of the Qur'an. before we know it, u'd ask why the prophet ddnt talk about Sickle cell anemia and the need for carriers not to marry? or of rhesus compatibility.

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Certainty.

Have you heard of the above word, you disingenuous douche?

The risk of marrying a cousin carries a certainty that makes such a risk more dangerous than marrying a non relative. Such a risk is greater than a general risk of eating food in a friends house.

But please, keep acting ignorant on the central issue.

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I hope u know everything in life has risk? Even marrying a total stranger, who could have a number of ailments unknown to u or anyone else,even eating has risk? So what are u really yapping about? The same u was calling me all sort of names becoz of this cousin marriage issue (off course u got served) yet u seem not to have the guts to call the American's as such, you would not be the first to hate Islam and the many perished in their rage! The real issue becomes why do animals general have broda - sister relationships and have now of the issues we humans face? The answer is the way we live have effect us to our very genes, and even at that if u expected the Qur'an to tell u the risk of not looking before u cross the road then I think u are reducing yourself to a mere joke, the fact remains the Qur'an calls on man to think reason and ponder! Scientific knowledge literally grew with the advent of Islam, indicates clearly the Ummah is to be a nation of research etc! In essence we are given impetus to find knowledge as it aids us! Btw till date ur evolution theory have not assisted u in finding out why the human genes are depreciating rather than evolving for the better!

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MacDaddy01 getting emotional blast because he lacks intelligence.

The royal families of Europe are all cousins an they marry one another till date, keeping all the wealth and royal blue blood in the family.

While Allah does not insist that you marry your cousin, the options are there for those who thats a choice for getting spouse.

This option is similar to marrying more than 1 wife: most dont but only a small minority do. So is the case with cousin; not everyone does.

There is a hadith cautioning those who will marry:

In the state of North Carolin, USA first cousins can marry. I guess if America does it, you should not have problem with it.

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People can drink alcohol and not get drunk but Islam bans alcohol because of drunkeness

People can marry their cousins without genetic defects in their children. Islam doesnt ban cousin marriage because of genetic defects.

Consistency not present.

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No, its not a case of abrogation, its the permissibility of not doing what is permitted due to the risk or harm that is involved.

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The point remains that why didnt the quran advice on the risks of cousin marriage?

A doctor will not prevent you from marrying your cousin but will tell you about the risks. The Quran is quite silen on such risks.

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Where did I say that they are not low?

Epic fail

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Abrogation?

The Quran clearly permits Muhammad to marry his cousin....and marry his cousin, he did.

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Islam teaches us to be mindful of our health and seek ways in improving our daily lives. Allah says: "and do not bring yourself into destruction"

Allah's Apostle said, "Plague was a means of torture sent on a group of Israelis (or on some people before you). So if you hear of its spread in a land, don't approach it, and if a plague should appear in a land where you are present, then don't leave that land in order to run away from it (i.e. plague)." (Bukhari)

As mu slims, anything that will course us harm are in fact forbidden, a Muslim does not harm another Muslim with his tongue or actions(hadith)...if you think Islam is a stagnant religion then you are wrong.

what are the risk of getting married to your cousins? genetic diseases abi? what are theses diseases? sickle cell, cancer, diabetes, Huntington’s disease etc. If your family does not have an history of any of these diseases the what will be the reason stopping the marriage?

For your information, you need to do a background check on your spouse to know their medical history, marrying from even another continent does not protect you from inheritable genetic disorders.

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^They are hardly reported so how do you know that the rates are not low?

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Muslim divorce rate is low because they are hardly reported in Sharia countries, giving the illusion of steady marriages.

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Next time, try to understand what is written and think deeply before you comment.

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The point is that the noble quran and Muhammad by explaining the risks rather than permitting it.

A doctor will tell you that is is risky but not prevent you from doing so.

Quran permits it without telling you the risks

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See this quack. Divorces are rare or not heard of? They are two different things.

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you are right about the divorce being rare. I see highly educated arab Muslims, who are very aware of the health implications of these marriages engaged in it just because of the 'security' it brings.

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you can marry your cousins is different from you must marry your cousins.

Of course, consanguinity increases your risks of having genetic diseases and for that reason you can decide not to be engaged in such a marriage. You could also have cultural reasons not to.

the only thing to note is, You are allowed to and no one should prevent you from doing so.

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^^^^the cat caught your tongue, atheist or dada never whopped you?

no wonder you are what you are a disbeliever.

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each time you talk, God allows us to have answer for you, like that. Alhamdulillah.

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Is that what you do when faced with things in the Quran that are not true? You ignore it and let it go?

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the atheist dude is getting emotional punched left right front back and even from the top of his head.

bruising him all up. his brain is already a macaroni or maybe a pouched, scrambled eggs? let us help his heart.

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Anyway that is not important. I think you should leave this cousin issue alone. It was discussed exhaustively on another thread before, just let it go.

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Sense, you not make.

statement explain, please

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Trololololo

Please, go and say that in front of their faces. Who are you to say that someone is not a muslim?

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^^^^

Or do you not have diseases that affect them, but have the ones that affect the british royal family of the house of winsor?

You seem to be living in fairytale, having your brain intact but no heart.

Epic fall atheist.

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lol....is it biting me or you?

You know it is bad because of the risk of of genetic diseases but because you dont want to lose face to an atheist you avoid admitting the truth.

As for being educated, there are muslims that are not religious per se. They accept that the quran is not 100% accurate. They get married to Jews and christians and they dont believe in polygamy.

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Nobody is forcing you to accept cousin marriage, I don't understand why the issue is biting you so much.

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Fellis and Vedaxcool, you peeps are shamelessly ignorant. It explains why you are religious.

Please, look for the meaning of consanguinity as defined in genetics.

Think before you insult people. SMH...bringing biblical and American laws as if you love straw men

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Adam and Eve is a fairytale.

Epic fail, try again.

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Adam, the father and mother of Eve married her as his wife. She said yes so quickly, to.

They had children; sons and daughters.

Where did the children get their spouses? You guessed it, from siblings who are not from the same pregnancy.

Then they had children, too.

Their children didn't marry their aunts and uncles. Even then it was not permissible.

Their husbands and wives were gotten from the pool of cousins.

Finally the atheist guy is a descendant of this cousin/cousin relationship, which was a result of brother/sister relationship.

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Yuck!

How can someone want to marry his or her cousin?

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You answered it all my Brother.

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You are allowed to marry your cousin from either side.

4:23 Prohibited to you (For marriage) are:- Your mothers, daughters, sisters; father's sisters, Mother's sisters; brother's daughters, sister's daughters; foster-mothers (Who gave you suck), foster-sisters; your wives' mothers; your step-daughters under your guardianship, born of your wives to whom ye have gone in,- no prohibition if ye have not gone in;- (Those who have been) wives of your sons proceeding from your loins; and two sisters in wedlock at one and the same time, except for what is past; for Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful;-

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uh oh . . . marrying ur cousin? What next?

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Abuzola can marry his cousin

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