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Crushing on my thesis advisor - GAH! - October 20th 2009, 02:40 AM

Maybe it's the fact it's late at night and my higher-order thinking is off.
Bottom line: She's cute, in that "nerdy" sort of way.
Problem:
I. I have a girlfriend, whom I couldn't be happier with.
II. My thesis advisor is at least ten years older than I am (ha ha)
III. This is, and will be, a mentor/mentee relationship.

I found her Facebook the other day and, for the briefest of moments, considered friending her, but considering that this is a professional relationship, didn't.

Do I have any intention of acting on this? No.
Did I feel like bitching a little? Yes.

Needed to vent a little.

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Re: Crushing on my thesis advisor - GAH! - October 22nd 2009, 01:35 PM

Life is frustrating, but we both know you shouldn't leave the one you love for the one you like. [: I'm glad you know your limitations with her, though - most people get so head-over-heels "in like" with infatuation and whatnot, they just can't stop. So, way to be mature! I hope things continue to work out with your girlfriend.



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Re: Crushing on my thesis advisor - GAH! - October 22nd 2009, 04:42 PM

It's only a crush. When you get to know her better, you'll see her more as a real person.


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Re: Crushing on my thesis advisor - GAH! - October 22nd 2009, 05:15 PM

Agreed with the above two Just sit it out, you have a girlfriend it'll pass



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Re: Crushing on my thesis advisor - GAH! - October 22nd 2009, 05:20 PM

I agree with the above. You have a girlfriend and the feeling will most likely pass. It's good that you aren't going to act on it as I wouldn't recommend it, you don't want to ruin the professional relationship you have or make it awkward and you don't want to mess things up with your girlfriend.
   
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