Dating a coworker
The whole scenario was so complex that it merited its own Visio flowchart but that's a story for another column).
don’t want to think about that night or the next morning. I was one part sad, one part angry, and one part afraid. I couldn’t lose my shit: we worked in the same office. Friends told me I should’ve been harsher, cutting him out of my life.
Others who fall victim to work romances develop affinities for nurturing bosses and mentors in powerful positions, confusing admiration for a crush.
Then, there are the folks who simply want to engage in fun trysts, given the convenience of the situation.
He asked me to coffee just to get out of the office. But I can’t take back my steps, time has already begun to bury months later and we have something that looks like friendship.
Slack messages ran from moments to day-long text conversations.
"You complete me..." you think to yourself, as you pull your car into the office parking lot. Proceed no further until you have read this blueprint for successfully navigating an office hook-up. So, yes this can work out for you, but it's important to play it cool--and smart. I know that the last thing you want to think about is playing by the rules, but if your company has a "No Fraternization" policy, you could get fired on the spot. as the former CEO of a 21-year old company who has seen just about everything, the owners WILL find out.