Office romance can be amazing but also be a danger zone with a high tendency of an explosion right in your face. It could lead to loss of a job, social status and even worse. Here are some reasons you shouldn’t even consider dating a coworker.
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1. It Might Be Unlawful
If your company’s policy prohibits coworkers dating then you just be getting involved in the forbidden love which may lead to a query or ultimately loss of your job.
2. Office Gossip
Get ready to be the center of gossip. Once one person knows about it, you can be sure the news and rumor will spread and then colleagues will begin to look out for both of you. In fact, it can lead to teasing amongst colleagues which can be quite embarrassing.
3. You Get To See Them Everyday
I don’t know about you but I sure don’t want to see my partner all day at work and still go meet them at home again, not sure you’d enjoy that arrangement. Absence makes the heart grows fonder, with this arrangement you don’t have the opportunity to miss each other. Sometimes you may get the feeling of being watched.
Having your lover or somebody you’re sleeping sitting right across the room from you or next door can be very distracting. Crazy thought can play in your heads, in fact, there might be temptations to do very unethical things in the office, if you know what I mean(winks)
5. The Relationship/ Work Balance Gets Crazy
Its quite difficult to maintain a healthy work/life balance, but dating a coworker can make it almost impossible to achieve. You might end up talking all about work issues in the relationship or talking all relationship at work.
6. Suspicion And Jealousy Will Increase
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Workplace jealousy is bound to increase among other coworker and sometimes even your partner may begin to get jealous or suspicious when you interact with other colleagues too closely
7. You Are Trapped
If you’re dating a coworker you can never escape an argument or fight, in a regular relationship you can storm off to work to escape, but what do you when she/he is at home and also at work?
8. Bad break up
All hell breaks loose when a breakup happens. It could lead to loss of job for one or both of you. Even if you don’t lose your jobs dealing with this kind of breakup will be very hard, because you get to see this person often, and things are bound to get weird.
You should really think twice before you say yes to that date from work.
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