Heinie wrote:Maybe you have laws in your country that forbid a doctors from marrying patients and teachers from marrying students but that is not the case in any European country I know of. You might be confusing the law with professional ethics.
professional ethics, for sure.
But I'm not confused, there are actual laws. I specified the psychiatrist for that reason. And the teacher situation will mostly be a regional law and not a national or (often) even a state one. But law nonetheless.
The point is that the unequal power in a romantic relationship is already something society objects to.
AFAIK wrote:I'm not sure about adult siblings though. I'm open to being convinced if anyone wants to argue the point.
Adult siblings is what should be underlined there. But one isn't born an adult. A younger sister that has been repeatedly abused by an older brother throughout childhood shouldn't be allowed to then turn around and marry her brother. And, whatever the cause of the rise of incest related pornography
, it remains a fantasy and not a reality.
An actual situation where two siblings are going to marry each other is almost certainly going to be rooted in some kind of abuse.
The rare situation where two siblings meet each other later in life and marry tend to be very rare, and usually willing ended by the participants
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