Dating your former student, related stories
Anyway, there was some student publication at Columbia, might have even been the Spectator, that published an article about this and I remember being shocked at how widespread the article made it seem it was is.
Maybe you could offend them with your nonchalant attitude towards inappropriate interactions with students. In my case, that would feel The protection gained is minimal to non-existent, and individual personal burden inflicted is significant. I hasten to add that none of these point to any clear ethical lapse or mistake on your part. I sincerely like my high school teacher. Jan 15, Messages: Clark May 22 '16 at Well it certainly violates "half your age plus seven" rule, not that I necessarily prescribe to such algebraic tests of decency, but still from what little information I have this seems like a very fishy and potentially disastrous situation.
I really hope that the majority of people who think it's fine are actually non-teacher trolls because if they are actual teachers, it's a shame.
I shouldn’t have let it happen. Tell me I was right to break it off!
Do other TAs do this? My friend did this 8 years ago. The relationship will appear to have started in a situation where power was unequal, but was held off or kept secret until it was "legal. Share Share this post on Digg Del.
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And because of how teaching assignments worked there, it was super easy to make sure that you would not be assigned as a TA to a dating your former student your undergrad datee was taking. I'm a teacher and this gives me the moral willies. As someone who deals with students, I've spoken over the years with plenty of grad students dating undergrads.
Pursue school or pursue relationship? She commented on what a pretty young lady Anna had become - she was 19 at the time. Just so that you are aware, if you click on the quote button on the top right of a persons post, it will add their post to your response and send them a message that you have responded.
So, it is a tricky situation all round. Plus the 40s is just too old to stay up all night taking care of a baby, believe me I've seen the effects it has on people that age. I very well may lose my job.
Feb 16, Messages: They traded numbers and are still together 4 years later. Things not working out the way you had hoped?
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I think this depends a lot on the culture of the school and the department. All the stress it puts on them makes them age much much faster.
The faculty did not care what happened after the semester was done. Once again this comes back to the problem of one person being "in charge of the relationship" which isn't healthy.
Be aware of the law Like medicine, teaching is seen more of a vocation than a profession. However, I really don't understand their nonchalant attitude towards their boyfriends. This means there's also still time for things to be disputed - including the dating your former student work I graded during the semester - and you don't want to be dating someone who ends up in that position for some reason. Potential for distrust If you are going to have a relationship with your former teacher, make sure that there is no room for jealousy and suspicion.
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