Monica Mares, 36, gave Caleb up for adoption when he was a baby. She reconnected with him on Facebook when he was 19 years old and they met in person around Christmas last year. Soon, they were living together. And a few weeks after that, their sexual relationship began. Monica reflected on the moment she first admitted her feelings to Caleb: I was scared to let you know. Now the couple, who reside in New Mexico, are awaiting their day in court after being arrested earlier this year on incest charges.
AP Incest is a fourth-degree felony in New Mexico. They face up to 18 months in prison if convicted. Initially they tried to keep their relationship quiet, but they were arrested when police were called after a fight broke out between the pair and their neighbours. The couple went public with their affair in a bid to raise awareness of Genetic Sexual Attraction GSA , which is defined as sexual attraction between close relatives, such as siblings or half-siblings.
It reportedly occurs to about half of adults who reconnect with their estranged parents. You may recall that Kim West and her son Ben Ford brought the term into the spotlight when their relationship was exposed in April.
Kim West and son Ben Ford made headlines. Ludwig likened this power imbalance to a professional relationship, such as teacher-student or therapist-patient.
We were both consenting adults — when it comes down to it I never thought it would blow up into something like this. There is no way anybody could pull us apart, and I really do love him. It hurts really bad. When I get out of prison I will move The couple is being supported by Cristina Shy who runs www. Cristina, who is involved in an illegal relationship with her half brother in Minnesota, told the Daily Mail: We are all adults.