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But when the award and his money to hire an assistant fell through, so did his and Avery’s flirtation.

Although Avery and her TA’s relationship never developed into anything physical or seriously emotional, what if it had?

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His name was John, or Professor Cameron, and his class was required for my music business major.

After a month of occasional drawn-out glances over his perfectly accessorized reading glasses, I couldn’t help but wonder if the attraction was mutual.

“He was also a bit older and his maturity was really refreshing (since in high school I was in a relationship with a guy who was going nowhere and was so immature).” Avery started wearing V-neck shirts and makeup (which she never wore normally) to attract her TA’s attention.

She started going to his office hours to ask questions about his research.

Words by: Nyasha Baly Standing at the lectern, that Ralph Lauren cuffed polo never fit so well tucked into a pair of khakis. During Alexis Shoemaker’s sophomore year, innocent office visits soon turned into an awkward situation.

It feels like butterflies are wallowing through my stomach. They’re always on time, very organized, smart and certified. Shoemaker, now a junior psychology student at Florida A&M University, was failing a science class, so she began visiting the teacher’s office hours frequently for help.

The idea that students can date their professors is becoming increasingly normalized on college campuses.

Freshmen Veterinary Technology student Ajiona Lunsford, explained her mother’s personal experience in which her relationship with her professor extended beyond the classroom.

We became friends because we both were forced to take lunch at due to afternoon classes and shared vaguely similar academic interests.

He eventually friended me on Facebook, which I thought was a little strange, but brushed off because I assumed he was gay due to his plethora of vibrant, floral shirts and the gulf of a decade that separated us in age.

But soon after, the conversations got more personal.

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