Dating in grad school
(Grad school is broad, after all...) If you study social psychology and she studies sociology of groups, say, you might have too much overlap to ethically date: she might have to curtail her academic interests to avoid taking your classes.(That said, it would be problematic on the other hand if you two developed an academic relationship with an unrevealed desire for a romantic relationship still lurking.) Also consider what would happen if you dated but broke up acrimoniously.I had crushes on some women and then ended up not having any chemistry with, but remained either great classmates or my besties.And, my dear Mahnanymous, it’s worth mentioning that my amazing girlfriend of 5 years? I said hi cheerfully when I saw her, even though there wasn’t time to talk besides that.You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.
I generally agree with other posters that separate departments should be distant enough--except that you met at an academic conference, which suggests your areas of study overlap in some way.I’m taking online classes from out of state, but I will move to campus in the next semester. We are Facebook friends, but we haven’t talked much. I know she’s at least bi because she mentioned an ex-girlfriend. As long as the folks in your department aren’t particularly cliquey, you will have approx a zillion billion opportunities to make friends with and get to know your fellow grad students. *heart eyes emoji* The fact that you’ll be coming to campus next semester gives you perfect excuse to contact her—and the fact that you’re already Facebook friends gives you a low-key way to do so!How can I start getting to know her without coming on too strong/only talking about school? I am also bi.” -Question submitted by Anonymous Well, hellooooo there, Anonymous! Having crushes can be S T R E S S F U L L L L L, but they can also be kind of fun problems to have. I’d suggest contacting her via Messenger with something like the following: “Hey there!You should check your school's HR handbook or department policy. If you don't violate their rules, and the relationship is mutually agreeable, best of luck to you both.I just ran across a publication from a very respected professor, at a very respected institution, who collaborates with his wife, also a professor at the same institution, and a co-author on the paper.