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Dear Wilhemina

Prospect's agony aunt responds to readers' problems

By Wilhemina   July 2009

I fell in love with my student

Dear Wilhemina

I hesitated to write and I have spoken to a number of people about this—but the advice I’m getting is quite contradictory. For the past two years I’ve worked as a course assistant in a London university. Last year I started seeing a young woman who was in one of my tutorials. We fell in love. Now our relationship has come to light and we have been told that there may be a problem. My girlfriend was my student when she graduated and this apparently puts the final mark I gave…

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