If you're a workaholic, it's tempting to ignore one of the biggest dating tips of all: never date a co-worker! But trust us: it's just not a good idea. Here, 4 indisputable reasons to just say no to an office romance.
EliteSingles, a UK-based dating service, found that 56% of women and 61% of men have sexual fantasies about colleagues, and have flirted with the idea of doing the deed at the office. From the storage room to the elevator, here's an infographic showing where everyone's office fantasies take place.
Office romances such as dating a man in the workplace are full of risks. Before you start flirting over the copy machine, think about where an office romance could take you. In fact, your company may have a firm policy discouraging dating a co-worker or at least dating a person within the same department. Moral of the story: Think before you date a co-worker.
Do you have a crush on a co-worker from your office? Are you wondering if you can ask him out? If so, help is on the way.
(Click here to view the video.) Work can be the ideal environment for falling in love: you are in close proximity for a long period of time, you may have developed a good working partnership, and from there it is a short step to romance. However, workplace romance can present big problems. Dr. Romance helps you figure out the right and wrong ways to do it. Dr. Romance on Dating in the Workplace
We've all been there. We've found ourselves bonding with a person of the opposite sex at work, whether it be complaining about the boss to each other, or sharing a secret laugh over your cubicle mate's unfortunate music choices. But if you're already in a relationship, can having a "work husband" threaten your at-home relationship?
With today's fast paced lifestyle, it can be tough to find the time to meet a man. That's why so many women end up peering over their office cubicle to see if a co-worker might be "Mr. Right." But workplace romances can be fraught with complications. GalTime checked in with an expert Michael Crom, Executive Vice President of Dale Carnegie Training, to see what the "right" way is to conduct an office romance.
With today's fast paced lifestyle, it can be tough to find the time to meet a man. That's why so many women end up peering over their office cubicle to see if a co-worker might be "Mr. Right." But workplace romance can be fraught with complications. GalTime checked in with an expert-- Michael Crom, Executive Vice President of Dale Carnegie Training, to see what the "right" way is to conduct an office romance. According to Crom, there are five main points to consider.
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These days, those of us working at an office are there so much, it's likely we'll develop a crush on a coworker. While falling in love feels great, concealing your relationship or wrestling with guilt can put a damper on the process. If you're trying to decide whether go for it or shut it down, look no further than career intelligence website Vault.com's office romance survey, which may reflect the types of things coworkers are saying behind your back. Here's what you need to know before making your decision:
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So you gave in to an office flirtation, it went downhill, and now you're dreading work on Monday more than Lindsay Lohan is sweating her next drug test. We've got a few words of advice to help you make it through the nine to five without constantly ducking into bathrooms or supply closets.