In kinship terminology, a cousin is a relative with whom one shares a common ancestor. In modern usage, the term is rarely used when referring to a relative in one's own line of descent, or where there is a more specific … see full wiki
As long as I can remember, my cousins have always been first and foremost, my friends. I've many cousins and I live around them as a child. There were many older and younger children at my grandparents' home each day after school and my childhood was filled with games and fun time with my cousins. As we grew older, we were spread out in different corners of the world but I still managed to stay close and intimate with some of my favorite cousins. I do love my cousins very much and although I haven't seen a few for a long time, I sure miss them a great deal! Cousins are the best!