genetic sexual attraction


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genetic sexual attraction

A contrived term for an overwhelming sexual attraction that may develop between close blood relatives who first meet as adults.

In the US, a sexual relationship between close blood relatives (father, mother, brother and sister, aunt, uncle, niece and nephew, often also first cousins, step parents and step brothers and sisters) is illegal and deemed incestuous; the specifics of incest laws vary by state.
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GENETIC Sexual Attraction (GSA) is when sexual feelings develop between two family members who first meet as adults.
The programme has exclusive access to the couple, as it follows their fight, and delves into the psychology and genetics at the heart of Genetic Sexual Attraction, exploring the damage it can cause to the couples and their families.
FAMILY AFFAIRS: Documentary investigating the phenomenon of genetic sexual attraction
Colin Adam, defending, said it should investigate whether he was suffering from genetic sexual attraction.
I was involved in adoption support groups and heard about Genetic Sexual Attraction (GSA), which occurs when biologically related adults are reunited late in life.
But the subjects of this controversial documentary insist they have done nothing wrong - they've simply fallen victim to a phenomenon know as genetic sexual attraction (GSA).
Leanne defends their relationship, claiming she is a victim of Genetic Sexual Attraction, GSA.
They believe they are a classic case of genetic sexual attraction, which is growing to be more widely recognised in family members reunited as adults.
Such reunions can spark off intense sexual feelings and this is called genetic sexual attraction (GSA).
Doctors recognise a syndrome called Genetic Sexual Attraction, which occurs when close relatives fall for each other after meeting as adults.
Experts say genetic sexual attraction can occur between close relatives who are separated at an early age and meet as adults.
It's called Genetic Sexual Attraction and is quite common, apparently, although why people would want to go on TV and advertise the fact they're illegally sleeping with their sister is puzzling.