A small crush can be harmless and may even motivate you to keep up your workout sessions. But Sussman and Petruzzelli agree that there should be healthy boundaries in a trainer-trainee relationship.
Is it okay to have a crush on your coach?
You might have a crush on your coach, and that is not unusual or the end of the world. Enjoy your feelings without being ashamed or tortured, but dont act on those emotions. While its hard to control your mind, its crucial to control your actions. Of course, its the coachs job to act responsibly.
Can you date your personal trainer?
Not only can a trainer put their job at risk if their employer has a policy against dating clients, the client runs into a murky ethical spot of paying someone they have a romantic relationship with, which has icky connotations. Basically, a trainers job has jealousy-provoking built right in.