Pop culture encourages students to sexualize their teachers. Meanwhile, actual teachers lose their jobs if they’re too hot. He implied she’d stayed up all night having sex, evidenced by her bed head. The public trusts us with guiding future generations. Honestly, we’re mostly in charge of keeping them occupied during business hours, and not fucking them up too much. These days, I don’t tell my students anything about me.
They didn’t pull any tricks, or engage in clandestine practices. Skim the headlines: Teacher busted for kiddie porn. The couples I know didn’t date until well afterward. As if I were lonely in my office, just waiting for a conversation partner. Stayed in my office for almost an hour, asking personal questions and telling me how special I was. I said, “My FIANCE is taking me out to dinner.” Walked to my car, and then sneaked back into my office and worked with the door closed. One time he found out my birthday and brought cake and flowers. One guy even created a fake account to give himself one. Pop culture and entertainment still celebrate the sexy teacher.
In grad school, most TAs would’ve killed for a chili pepper on their Rate My Professor page.
We were looking at ice cream and as I watched her choosing I realized that I was going to be buying groceries with her for the rest of my life,” he said, according to Today somebody asked my professor how he knew he wanted to marry his wife & he said, “I took her to the grocery store to get ice cream & while she was picking out a flavor, I realized she was who I wanted to grocery shop w for the rest of my life..”😭 — Tori (@torihelmke) October 24, 2017 “It just hits you, you can’t expect it and you can’t plan for it,” he told his class of more than 450 students.
Victoria Helmke, a student in West’s class, tweeted about the adorable story, and it quickly went viral, garnering over 340,000 retweets.
We hear plenty of stories about lecherous professors.
And I can get that from someone old enough to buy me a drink first. For every student who fantasizes about their teacher, a teacher does the same.
Now, students and teachers have even more ways to get into trouble.