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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 fizzled out naturally. Which is probably why I’ve always rolled my eyes when I hear so-called experts yammer on about how you should avoid dating people you work with at all costs. I mean, sure, stay away from the boss or anyone who reports to you, but if you’re both on equal footing, who cares? Keep reading »

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?
A: Your boss walking in on the two of you kissing on the sly in the utility closet at your office.

Kidding. The worst part is when you have to deal with Mr. Once-Wonderful after you dump him. Or—far worse—he kicks you to the curb. But let’s try to look at the bright side. I know everyone swears that office dating is a recipe for disaster, but according to recent studies cited in Fortune and GQ magazines, somewhere between 22 and 50 percent of office romances lead to marriage. So someone’s doing something right. Possibly in the cubicle right next to yours! Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Workplace Romances, REM At Babeland, And The New Word For Lesbians

  • The number of people who would consider dating someone they work with is declining, which is too bad, because 22 percent of the workplace romances in the survey resulted in marriage. [Sperion]
  • REM shot a video for the first single off their upcoming album at New York sex toy store Babeland. Wonder if they took home any goodies — a rubber ducky-shaped vibrator, perhaps? [Billboard.com]
  • Some lesbians would rather not be called lesbians. They would prefer being called “gayelle” (pronounced like Oprah’s friend Gayle’s name or a “gale” of wind). [DListed]
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