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But it's completely inappropriate for him to pursue an emotional relationship that goes beyond the student-teacher level, and it's illegal for him to have a sexual relationship with you.
(Even though he's not "technically" your teacher, he's still representing the school as a teacher, and, of course, you are a student.)So for starters, this guy has pretty bad judgment for putting his job and reputation on the line like this.
Tara, 17, Columbus, OHYes, it would be totally wrong for you to get together with him.
It might feel like the way you two are relating to each other is pretty normal because he's probably youngish (otherwise, I'm sure you'd be really grossed out by his comments).
Date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are also very common occurrences on college and university campuses.
As much as a quarter of all college women experience date rape, and victims of abuse come from every race and gender.
But there are always going to be relationships and situations in your life where acting on those feelings is just not right.
As a teacher, he should be helping you learn and understand those boundaries, but instead he's crossing those boundaries himself.
Someone in a position of trust is classed as a teacher or someone whose job it is to look after you, so if you were in hospital, or in residential care, the people looking after you would also be breaking the law if they were to have a sexual relationship with you.
If you are looking for something casual, keep it casual and avoid meeting friends and family. What happens when your study abroad, volunteer, or internship experience is over?
If you are planning on continuing the relationship, you might need to set boundaries and long term goals for the relationship.
Relationships vary by country and so do expectations for dating. Teaching and living abroad shouldn't mean putting your love life on hold.
On the other hand, dating someone from another culture can be extra rewarding.