Dating a coworker
If that’s the case, consider the following tips for keeping the relationship happy and healthy: Meghan Stone earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work and Master’s of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University.
She has worked as a therapist, social worker, teen counselor, and sexuality educator.
You might long for the time when you could lunch alone or with friends once in a while without hurting your partner’s feelings. It would be great to think that if you broke up you and your partner would be able to stay friends, or at the very least, cordial co-workers, but we all know that there is no way to guarantee that.
Asking a colleague out isn’t simply about two people getting together ― it almost always complicates the workplace dynamic, said S. When it happens at work, you have a big decision to make. You’ll get to grab lunch together, maybe carpool to work together and take advantage of those extra moments that you would miss out on if you and your partner worked in separate offices. As with any situation, it helps to consider the pros and cons of dating a coworker.“I met the woman who became my wife at work and we’ve been married 38 years now.You just need to be diligent in keeping work separate from your outside relationship.