Here we look at the pros and cons: You already have a strong shared interest – this is often why people develop feelings for their boss, there is a sense of teamwork and unity when you are pulling in the same direction and working for the same company.
We recently solicited readers to submit their most pressing career-related questions — and this one came up more than once.
Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," says she hears it all the time, and shared her thoughts on the topic with Business Insider. "Occasionally you'll hear: the gym, supermarket, or Starbucks, because those may be the only other places you even have time to escape to outside the busy office these days." But since about one-third of human life is spent working, it's not unreasonable that romances occur in the office, she adds.
At some time during your working life, you may have dated, or even married, someone you met at work.
If you haven't, then the odds are that you know someone who has.
We've all seen, experienced, or thought about office romances.
Some say they're a terrible idea (people might gossip, or things can get awkward at work if the relationship goes sour) — while others believe they make perfect sense (you're with these people eight hours a day, and you know you have at least deal with interoffice dating?
Kim’s campaign manager, Eric Jaye, also declined to comment, saying, “This is merely prurient interest masquerading as political reporting.” However, sources close to both Kim and Liu have confirmed that the couple are dating, though nobody is saying exactly when the relationship started.
The 39-year-old Kim has known Liu since he was her professor at UC Berkeley School of Law a decade ago.
to raise their two young children.” In a joint statement to us Tuesday, O’Leary and Liu said, “It is true that we made the difficult decision to separate.
We continue to have respect for each other and provide mutual support in our lives.
While there is no doubt it is a natural phenomenon – to fall for the boss – it has a whole host of potential complications, more so than dating a colleague on the same level as you.