Pros & cons of office romances
OK so you fancy the guy in the office and he feels the same way but is an office romance realy a good idea? There are many issues both
positive and negative to consider before engaging in office romances. Here are a few to think about.
- You will already know a bit about each other.
- You don`t have to go looking for a date.
- You get a free lift to and from work.
- You can have sex in the store room and not feel guilty.
- One or both of you might get fired.
- You will have to deal with office gossip -- which might cause problems if you are trying to keep this quite.
- If you fall out it can cause a bad atmosphere in the office.
- Spending to much time together may cause friction in the relationship.
- You may fall behind on your work.
- Because you must usually keep office relationships a secret, other employees may flirt with your partner or vice-versa.
- Accusations of favouritism.
- There is always the fear of sexual harrasmant if the relationship should end badly.