Coupled with our developing passions for what we study, an encounter with someone with a depth of knowledge in our field can be incredibly alluring.Yes, professors can be hot because they’re intelligent, accomplished, published, and passionate.
I once pretended to not understand something in order to get help, not that I needed to.
Also, in general, do you find something quite repulsive about a teacher getting involved with a former student, or do you believe it's totally benign?
It would undoubtedly give rise to questions about what the teacher was thinking when the person was their student. If the teacher began a sexual relationship with their student during the final year of sixth form they'd possibly be fired and put on the sex offenders register, whereas if it happened a year later then it'd be perfectly legal.
Teachers are one of the chief influences during a person’s formative years.
So whether you are seeing a former teacher or just want to know what it would be like to do so, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Be aware of the law Like medicine, teaching is seen more of a vocation than a profession.
For several years I taught at a university with predominately older students, mostly women.
I was explicitly propositioned by several students, and there were others who clearly could have been persuaded.
And they too are usually intelligent, accomplished, published, and passionate.
We experience our TAs in a much more relaxed, casual setting.
Hence it is guided by a code of ethics which may however vary from one society and country to another.