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.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.However, he warned that the limitation lies in the fact that the further you move away from the original mother/father gene pool, the test gets less accurate.“With DNA testing, you see a 99.9 per cent chance of a child belonging to a mother or father. You will get a number between 0 to 100 where you can then say it is likely or not likely that they are related.There are a few different things that happened during the time I was newly separated that caused me to classify myself as temporarily psychotic, one of those being when I figured out "my ex is dating my friend! Here was a woman who I thought was my good girlfriend.
One such thing is dating an individual who shares our last name, as in our minds everyone who bears our family name is related in some way, shape or form.
So how do you move forward and not wind up with another version of your ex?
Albert Einstein said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” You’ve heard the story a thousand times.
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So for instance, if two people with the same last name, but no trace of blood relationship, have a child who is born disabled, you can't use that to say the parents are related.