But they say love has no bounds; when it comes, it comes, and even if you've sworn against doing it, you may find yourself falling for someone with the same surname.
However, frustration may arise when, after you've checked and rechecked all avenues that would determine whether you're related, and coming up with no leads, some people still frown on your relationship.
Meanwhile, Dr Compton Beecher, chief DNA analyst at Caribbean Genetics (CARIGEN), told All Woman that in this situation the couple may choose to do first-cousin testing to determine if they are related.
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The relationship lasted for about 6 months (I think) and years later, I've come to realize how silly and stupid I was for having the reaction I did. Grit your teeth, accept it, act classy and show grace to the outside world. She is also the author of her new divorce novel with the same name, as well as her other divorce novel, FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE. Pilossoph is a weekly business features reporter and columnist for Sun-Times Media.
I hated them and everyone else who I thought could possibly know about their relationship. I thought about them giggling and laughing and kissing and being blissfully happy. The fact that this girl did this to you is probably making you feel insecure about girl friendships. They will assure you that they are your best friends and that you are loved. A good friend used to say to me, "You're on your own road. " Lastly, if you are on the other end of this, meaning if you are the one who starts dating your friend's ex, PLEASE handle it this way. Jackie Pilossoph is the author of the blog, Divorced Girl Smiling.
Relationship counsellor Wayne Powell explained that this frustration arises as we are socialised to date or marry someone who has no similarity in terms of surname.
He further pointed out that this could lead to being uncomfortable and suspicious if someone we are interested in shares our surname. They will support you more than you could have possibly imagined. What are the chances they are going to end up happily ever after? Focus on your kids, your career, and your love life, if you choose. I'm so so sorry." She will still be upset, but at least you're thinking of your friend's feelings. If she goes off on you, at least you can say you handled it the best way you could have. So, let them have their fun and concentrate on making your own life better. I hope you understand that we don't want to hurt you.The choice is there to do it, but understand the limitations to the accuracy, as you're moving away from the original gene pool,” Dr Beecher said.Moreover, Dr Beecher warned against people using disabilities in children as a marker in this instance to prove that a couple sharing the same last name was related.“While it is possible, there are other factors that can lead to a child being born with a disability.Someone thinks they’re dating someone new, someone totally different and then within a few months they realize that he’s their Ex in sheep’s clothing with the same mother issues, the same frugal tendencies and the same chronic halitosis. Everyone is drawn to things that are familiar and comfortable whether it’s a perfectly worn pillow or the smell of apple pie cooking.