Ever Had a Crush on a Co-Worker? Particularly in the era of MeToo, it gad be nerve-wracking to even consider approaching a coworker or boss, or subordinate in a romantic capacity. A lot of companies have policies about intra-office datingincluding strongly discouraging it. But the fact is, attraction happens.
Consider these five reasons why dating your co-worker might not be such a good idea. Roberta Chinsky Matuson, Monster contributor Is an office romance worth the risk involved? You spend most of your waking hours at work.
There are legal issues that need to be addressed, potential career-damaging challenges for you and your co-workers, and awkward situations that neither of you want to face. However, it can be done. The last thing you want to talk about during this time is breaking up. Discuss potential worst-case scenarios and how you would cope with them. Will you both stay with the company?