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    Today, in my AS English lang/lit class we had to annotate a text and my teacher (who's a really nice guy and possibly my favourite teacher there) was going around the room - pairs/groups had to say something they picked out.

    I'm a guy and I was working with the girl I always sit next to in that class. We really are just friends but I was planning to ask her out soon. Anyway, when the teacher got to us he said, "I always think of you two together - if I think of one, I think of the other." Another kid said, "As a couple?" and then the teacher outright asked in front of EVERYONE, "Are you guys dating?"

    The girl of course said no and I said nothing, I was too surprised. Am I right to feel annoyed about this? It's none of a teacher's business who I go out with and asking in front of the entire class just makes it worse.

    I'm worried things are gonna be awkward between me and the girl (will it make her less likely to want to go out with me?). Again, this teacher is one of the best in my opinion and I'm sure he didn't MEAN to cause harm - he's an older gentleman (48).

    What do you guys think about this??
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    An AS teacher is not a "college professor".
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    (Original post by Notorious_B.I.G.)
    An AS teacher is not a "college professor".
    Okay.
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    Use this to your advantage. Should've been like "How about it, *insert girl's name*?"
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    (Original post by CTLevers)
    Use this to your advantage. Should've been like "How about it, *insert girl's name*?"
    Really? I'm not sure that would work at all...
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    (Original post by SpacePatroFan189)
    Really? I'm not sure that would work at all...
    Yeah most definitely wouldn't work, but makes it seem like you've got big balls! To be honest, this may work in your favour. The teacher saying that would've got her thinking, even sub-consciously, about you two as a couple.

    If she has any interest in you, this'll be good for your chances! Just go for it when you feel the time is right. Good luck
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    You should've played it off like it was nothing. Of course the moment could have been embarrassing but don't be too annoyed about it. I doubt the teacher meant to cause any harm and just wanted to have a laugh with the students.
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    It was just a bit of banter, leave him be.
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    When your teacher sets you up but you're too much of a pussy to do anything.
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    when the teacher tries to set kids up together XD
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    Common! I think you're kind of exaggerating and making it into a big deal... After all, teachers want to be liked by students too, which is why he asked; as a friendly joke/banter.
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    (Original post by CTLevers)
    Yeah most definitely wouldn't work, but makes it seem like you've got big balls! To be honest, this may work in your favour. The teacher saying that would've got her thinking, even sub-consciously, about you two as a couple.

    If she has any interest in you, this'll be good for your chances! Just go for it when you feel the time is right. Good luck
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    Teacher was just making a joke. Forgive them.

    It's less likely to be awkward if you laugh about it.
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    (Original post by 06moca1)
    When your teacher sets you up but you're too much of a pussy to do anything.
    LOOOOL
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    How did he embarass you?
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    (Original post by Notorious_B.I.G.)
    An AS teacher is not a "college professor".
    Depends. I actually had 3 lecturers at college who were actually Professors.
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    To be honest I would like it if my teacher done that to me.
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    Best thing you could have done in that situation is reply:

    "pffft, she wishes".


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    (Original post by Grim_Squeaker)
    Depends. I actually had 3 lecturers at college who were actually Professors.
    Link me to their LinkedIns or I don't believe you.
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    (Original post by SpacePatroFan189)
    Today, in my AS English lang/lit class we had to annotate a text and my teacher (who's a really nice guy and possibly my favourite teacher there) was going around the room - pairs/groups had to say something they picked out.

    I'm a guy and I was working with the girl I always sit next to in that class. We really are just friends but I was planning to ask her out soon. Anyway, when the teacher got to us he said, "I always think of you two together - if I think of one, I think of the other." Another kid said, "As a couple?" and then the teacher outright asked in front of EVERYONE, "Are you guys dating?"

    The girl of course said no and I said nothing, I was too surprised. Am I right to feel annoyed about this? It's none of a teacher's business who I go out with and asking in front of the entire class just makes it worse.

    I'm worried things are gonna be awkward between me and the girl (will it make her less likely to want to go out with me?). Again, this teacher is one of the best in my opinion and I'm sure he didn't MEAN to cause harm - he's an older gentleman (48).

    What do you guys think about this??
    Congratulations. He kicked your game in the stock. Now good luck.
 
 
 

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