Cousins are people who share a common ancestor that is at least 2 generations away from them – like a grandparent or great-grandparent. You and your siblings are not cousins because your parents are only 1 generation away from you.
Simple enough, right?
But what does it mean to have a second or third or fourth cousin?
Join us as we talk inter-family relationship definitions to help clear away some of the confusion about what degree of kinship you share with others.
You can download the cousin explainer chart Donya used in the show via: https://tinyurl.com/cousinexplainer