Should marital infidelity end your career?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Gameface, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    Seems like your professional life and personal life should be separate. I don't get why these people with high profile positions have to leave their profession, that they are often very very good at, because they failed in their marriage commitments. If this is how things are should they also have to resign if they get a divorce? Or if they have a kid who gets bad grades?
     
  2. candrew

    candrew Well-Known Member

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    She had sex with a student athlete. That kind of makes it a little bit more than marital infeldity - doesn't it?
     
  3. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    Yes it does. But the question still stands as this is not the only time this has happened. Seeing this story made me want to ask the question.
     
  4. ONE LOVE

    ONE LOVE PROUD SUPPORTER Staff Member

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    It's with a student, that's why it's wrong. Ethically wrong. She's in a position of power and holds the trust and respect of students, but to go and do something like that is not right.

    With great power, comes great responsibility.
     
  5. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    The coach is a female. But yeah, let's get past this particular example. What if it was a school principal who had sex with his next door neighbor and it got splashed all over the news. Call for his head?
     
  6. ONE LOVE

    ONE LOVE PROUD SUPPORTER Staff Member

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    Yes, again he's in a position where he's setting examples for students. That's what teachers do. So for the principal to do that to me he is deserved to be sacked.
     
  7. Gyp Rosetti

    Gyp Rosetti Banned

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    No, that's ridiculous and this and the original article aren't remotely fair comparisons.

    And to answer your question, no. Unless we want a 65% unemployment rate.
     
  8. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    Well, if sex with students resulted in termination how many professors would be unemployed? But yeah, I get the difference. The original article I posted was a bad way to set up this question, obviously. Let's not get hung up on that. My bad.
     
  9. ONE LOVE

    ONE LOVE PROUD SUPPORTER Staff Member

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    A teacher having sex with a student is like a lifeguard who's scared of water.

    You're forced to fire him/her.
     
  10. Julie Greengiant

    Julie Greengiant Active Member

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    Explain it to me again. In simpler terms.
     
  11. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    I see we're not going to get past the teach doing a student thing. I'll just accept that and go with it.

    So I know we have several teachers on this site. Any of you ever cross the line?

    Anyone ever watch Election with young Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick? Good show.

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  12. Gyp Rosetti

    Gyp Rosetti Banned

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    Haha. No. I teach MS kids for God's sake.

    Do you really think anyone would ever admit that on here even if they did though?

    By the way, I remember saying to MsSerp a few years ago that I estimate about 500 such relationships go on in NJ. We have about 325 public high schools and I'd estimate that there's about 1.5 per high school.
     
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  13. pickledXgrandma

    pickledXgrandma Well-Known Member

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    I wish I was that student.
     
  14. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    No I don't figure anyone would admit it. Just thought I'd turn the tables on you SOBs.
     
  15. Chad Feldheimer

    Chad Feldheimer Well-Known Member

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    Who is she? Spiderman?
     
  16. Gameface

    Gameface Fire Controlman

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    [video]https://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/155304/nice[/video]
     
  17. Dr. Jones

    Dr. Jones In pursuit of #9 Contributor

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    Unless you're clergy, I agree.
     
  18. ONE LOVE

    ONE LOVE PROUD SUPPORTER Staff Member

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    LOL... yeah... ANYONE?
     
  19. ONE LOVE

    ONE LOVE PROUD SUPPORTER Staff Member

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    I see you picked that up.

    Well done.
     
  20. Hartsock

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    I dont care who does what with whom as long as it doesnt affect me
     

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