Sunday, May 21, 2006

Teacher-Student Sex Leads To Emotional Problems

Part of me is tempted to say, "Duh!" to this headline, but then I remember there are too many who don't think this type of exploitation is a big deal.


"(Boys) know that maybe some of their peers would consider this a great conquest," Levy said, "but there's still maybe a lot of shame and embarrassment there, and long-term consequences for that relationship."

Levy says in the long term, these kids deal with anger, guilt and problems with trust and intimacy.

When one of your lessons is that you can't trust those in authority, you may be more likely to ignore authority or to lash out at authority figures.

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