Because these two people must be around each other, even if the relationship fails to flourish, they can’t simply retire to their separate corners the way many couples do post break-up.
This can lead to nasty office confrontations or office gossip as coworkers take sides in the romance-fueled feud between the two.
If you find yourself falling for someone in the workplace, it may be best to resist.
Read your employee handbook for any specific regulations your business has forbidding inner-office dating; some companies have rules regarding these matters of the heart.
Employees who are dating will likely have a lot to talk about from work, and as long as it doesn’t go against a policy, it will help them be more engaged, too.
If your employee’s relationship becomes long-term, it could lead to a longer period with both of them on your staff.
An inner-office romance is not an arrangement you want to fall into on a whim.
While the positives of workplace romances rely on you, the company, and each of your employees to communicate often and early about the relationship, there are still ways the relationship could become a pitfall.
The easiest way for an office romance to go astray is if one of your employees is already in a relationship.
I think these things are definitely characteristic of modern romance.” These romance-finding apps have seemingly run their course, though.
Tons of users are reporting a type of “dating app fatigue”.