Unlike a professor’s lecture, a TA’s recitation involves discussion and gradual acquaintanceship.

All of this makes them much more likely candidates for dating and relationships.

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Through small classes I have been able to establish life-long relationships with my professors.

After the semester ended and grades had been submitted, she sent him a message over Facebook to go out. I would have been attracted to him in any environment,” she said.

She was 18 and he was 24, and they dated for three months. For others, dating a TA may have other pressures, even after the course is completed.

And they too are usually intelligent, accomplished, published, and passionate.

We experience our TAs in a much more relaxed, casual setting.

If a consensual relationship occurs, any situation of authority must be discontinued and appropriate action may be taken.

But it turns out that not all student/TA relationships are deemed inappropriate.

She never felt any dangers from dating him because the school year was over, the course was completed, and she had already received her grades. Another NYU senior is currently dating a Ph D student, who was formerly her TA.

During the course, they were friendly and had many similar interests.

Since he’s the one who would be held responsible, I’ve left any decision about telling academic colleagues up to him.”He decided it “wasn’t anyone’s business to know what’s going on between us,” but she says she doesn’t like the idea of having to hide.“There’s still a kind of silly amount of awkward stigma floating around this sort of thing.