Dating a colleague
No matter how much the love is “shacking” you, do not move your cubicle so that you can stare into each other’s eyes; avoid talking privately in corners or behind closed doors; do not need to eat lunch together; and… Keep your work and private lives separate; that way, even when you do break up, there will be no drama or anything.
Being affectionate and getting physical at your workplace actually creates an unprofessional atmosphere and can be embarrassing for certain onlookers.
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We still work together -- helping create social games at Zynga -- and over the years have found that being coworkers not only strengthens our relationship but makes us better at our jobs.
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When someone else shares that feeling, it can provide a common ground that leads to a romantic relationship. Work gives you insight into how people deal with failure and success Many couples say that it was only when they first traveled together, moved in together or hit a major life challenge that they saw how their partner dealt with adversity.
Despite how focused, steely and disciplined one may be, we are only flesh and blood; and we are bound to answer when love calls.
The thing though is that while there is nothing particularly wrong with falling in love with, or dating a person who works in the same office as you, it is not as easy as other kinds of romance.
You may get a great story, but you could also damage both your career and reputation. What was your experience and how did you handle it?
Photo Credit: Nkem Ndem is a dynamic freelance writer and editor who can be reached for content creation(web, T.Workplace romances can be tricky and awkward – it can add a dash of romance to your daily grind, or it can be lethal to your career.