Student dating teacher
Depends on which stage in life both of them are: Teacher student romantic liaisons are widely looked down upon.
Even if the student is older than the teacher, and the student is going for a Ph D, it would still be a problem.Some institutions have rules against such scenario. For the teacher, it may cost her/him her/his job in particular and even career at large.Social backlash -- Considered Immoral & Unprofessional by most: A teacher-student romantic relationship is bound to face social backlash.To conclude, teacher dating a student is widely considered unethical, unprofessional, immoral, and faces disapproval of peers & family alike. If you are genuinely interested in each other, and are two consenting adults, then it is better to wait till the person is no longer your student before you take your relationship to the next level. Even if a student is over the age of consent, most places have special clauses that apply to the student-teacher relationship. As long as your with someone who makes you feel comfortable, happy & alive.This is one kind of relationship that our society frowns upon much the same way it condemns child abuse or paedophilia.
A teacher-student relationship is by tradition, considered sacred.
A controversy burst open recently in a dance school in Winnipeg because of an allegedly consensual relationship between a 37-year-old teacher and an 18-year-old dance student.
This is not a rare case and newspapers and television have reported other cases of relationship between teachers and students that have raised many eyebrows.
The risk of not being able to complete a degree is likely higher for female students in these situations, since they might be expected to drop out and raise the child if pregnant.
I do not have firsthand stories of female instructors dating male students, so perhaps they have better judgement, as a group.
But be aware of the possibilty that you may be looked upon as someone who has no clue what theyre getting themselvs into.