Posts tagged "office romance"

What You Really Look Like When You’re Flirting With Your Workplace Crush

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an awkward office crush? I haven’t, because, as it’s been explained to me repeatedly, I am way too scary to approach…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Be A Jerk When You’re Dating Someone At Work

Working with someone that you’re dating takes a special kind of mental and emotional fortitude, the ability to keep two parts of your life distinct, with clear boundaries. It’s hard…

Megan Reynolds | October 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: In Praise Of The Work Boyfriend

I used to work with someone who was smart, funny, a little goofy, and relatively handsome. From his first day, I could tell that we were going to get along.

Megan Reynolds | May 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

4 Reasons You Should Never Date A Coworker

Do you lack time to meet anyone because you’re so busy with work? You may find yourself wondering if it might be a good idea to date someone from the… | December 7, 2013 - 1:30 pm

5 Pros And Cons Of Dating A Co-Worker

In a well-argued, well-researched piece on, Ann Friedman makes her case for never mixing work and dating. Despite it being more convenient for 20-something women who are trying to…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2013 - 11:00 am

How Can Employers Stop Us From Hooking Up?

Forty percent of employees have dated a co-worker at some point in their career, the Wall Street Journal reports. Though office dating bans have gone out of vogue, employers and their… | February 11, 2013 - 2:50 pm

How To Ask Your Co-Worker On A Date

There are some seriously varied statistics out there, but a couple of years ago, The Wall Street Journal reported on a study saying that 18 percent of married couples meet at work. That’s…

The Grindstone | February 15, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’ll Never Play In Another Band With My Husband

When I was 25 years old, I was in a band. It was a dinky little coffeeshop folk-rock band, but MAN it was fun. I had just enough skill to…

Sally McGraw | November 17, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “Did I MOA Too Soon?”

For the past couple of months, I have been flirting with a co-worker who was very shy at first, but took an interest in my hobbies, complimented me every day,…

Wendy Atterberry | September 26, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Guy Talk: In Defense Of Dating Your Coworkers

Before I start here, I need to explain why the distinction between the type of “work” I’m talking about here is different from the typical kind of “job” drudgery lamented…

Tim Donnelly | April 22, 2011 - 1:00 pm

5 Tips For Getting Along With Your Ex Who Is Also Your Co-Worker

Getting over a breakup is difficult enough without the complication of having to see that person each day. When your ex is a co-worker, remaining professional may seem impossible. Rather…

Sophie Walton | July 24, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Sensing And Resisting An Office Affair

When I read the gossip about Vanessa Paradis allegedly feeling so threatened by her man Johnny Depp’s upcoming on-screen sex scene with Angelina Jolie that she “forbade” him to take…

Judy McGuire | March 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Deal With Coworker Romance-Gone-Wrong Drama

I guess I’ve been lucky in my romantic dealings with coworkers; one turned into a long-term relationship that outlasted the job and the other two were just pleasant dalliances that…

Judy McGuire | November 5, 2009 - 3:00 pm

The Dos & Don’ts Of An Office Romance

I’m not going to lie and say I have never hooked up with a coworker. I have. That said, I don’t think it’s a particularly good idea. Ladies, we need…

Nikki Dowling | July 3, 2009 - 1:45 pm

Dating Don’ts: How NOT To Date A Coworker

Q: The best part of having a workplace boyfriend?
A: Kissing on the sly in the utility closet at your office.
Q: The worst part about having an office boyfriend?

Judy McGuire | February 5, 2009 - 2:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Holiday Party Hook-Up

There I was at my first company Christmas party, looking respectably sophisticated in a little black dress and kitten heels. Fresh out of college, I was working a coffee-running, “Ugly…

Jacqueline Frankel | December 8, 2008 - 3:30 pm

How To Get Your Eggs Nogged At A Holiday Party

It’s hard not to get smitten with someone at an open bar, especially if you’re single in December. The tricky thing is that a lot of the holiday parties are…

Simcha | December 2, 2008 - 9:30 pm

Cubicle Mates Make Good Use Of That Conference Room

According to the boys at Details office affairs are BACK and all the rage. We were not aware that they had ever gone out of style. Though we don’t have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 18, 2008 - 4:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Office Romance, Kelly Osbourne’s Dating Don’t, And An Online Lingerie Store

An Italian survey found that people involved in an office romance were happier, more energetic, and more productive, so in the name efficiency at work, ask your IT guy out…

Catherine Strawn | February 5, 2008 - 1:37 pm