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…

YourTango.com | December 7, 2013 - 1:30 pm

5 Pros And Cons Of Dating A Co-Worker

In a well-argued, well-researched piece on NYMag.com, 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…

NYMag.com | 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
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