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One of the most common yet complicated questions teachers must address is: When is it appropriate to become friends, or even more importantly, become romantically involved with students outside the studio?
Context is Key Boundaries can be physical, psychological, emotional, financial or energetic. For instance, it may feel good when a lover holds your hand and gazes into your eyes, but if the cashier at the grocery store does that while handing you back your change, that’s a different story.
Breaking those rules could jeopardize the professor's job.
If you're at an institution where there aren't official rules about dating, there are most likely some guidelines or unofficial community expectations. Is it OK to date a professor, so long as you're not in one of his or her classes?
"Saying a teacher shouldn’t date his or her student is unrealistic.
If there’s other energy at play, it can become complicated and confusing.For others, boundaries are always rigid and serve as a way to ensure feelings of safety and control.We are constantly negotiating our boundaries with other people, opening them up to create more connection and firming them up when we believe we need more distance and control over a situation.But students often see only their teacher’s positive aspects, with few of the flaws.When I dated my yoga teacher and our relationship ended, I had to face all of the false projections I’d had of my teacher; it rid me of my fantasies about yoga teachers being more capable than others of intimacy."—Ellen Boeder, Psychotherapist, Boulder, Colorado "Yoga teachers do a service job that requires subtle energy.