Office Romance: to be or not to be him?

office romance Modern man devotes a considerable part of his life work, and there is nothing surprising in the fact that the office romance has become one of the signs of our time: people have too little time on the device of their lives outside the office.But should start an office romance?This question is no single answer - it all depends on the situation.


Advantages office romances

Office Romance by chance are so popular: they have a lot of advantages:

  • No need to spend time and effort to search for the hero of the novel - there he is, sitting at the next table, or in the next room;
  • about her lover is much to learn from the comfort of the office, his habits, character, career prospects and family situation for anybody not a secret;
  • Roman at work improves mood, lets you look good and promotes professional growth - because it wants to make an impression on the loved one;
  • If at least one of the pair is in a separate room, it allows for common fantasies about sex at work, or simply to diversify their sex life goodbye at lunchtime;
  • If one of the lovers is higher on the career ladder, it can help partners win certain professional heights, or at least be willing to turn a blind eye to minor flaws in the work.


Disadvantages office romances

enter into a relationship at work, it should be remembered that these relations can bring not only joy, but also a lot of problems:

  • not always both partners feel affection for each other: very common office romances occur not for love but for money.Tellingly, the calculation is not always right;
  • In most cases, the lovers have to hide their relationship from the team to avoid gossip.It's not as easy as it might seem at first glance: there will always be someone who finds lovers by surprise;
  • Always stay close to your loved one may not be very nice.At some point there comes fatigue;
  • During an argument with her lover will not be able "to forget", immersed in the work;
  • After the novel to someone of the two certainly have to find a new job: the joint activity is unlikely to be possible.Well, if the separation will take place peacefully, otherwise the recent partner can greatly complicate the life and ruin the reputation.



to the service attitude of the novels in the office can be very different.Ideal - if the interest arises between a man and a woman, who are free from the bonds of marriage and occupy equivalent positions.Such couples can not even hide mutual interest.As a rule, colleagues are like novels quite favorably, problems can begin only after parting couples.

If one or even both are not free, the attitude of others to the novel may already be far less loyal.Such stories may escalate the situation in the team.It is possible someone someone will take advantage of this opportunity to annoy fellow lovers and report novel legitimate half men or women.The administration also refers to such relations without enthusiasm, believing that they distract from the work of the whole team, and do not contribute to the preservation of a healthy environment in the office.

particularly unfortunate in a group can cause a misalliance.Not everyone is ready to work in good faith to achieve career heights: many people think that it is much easier to seduce the boss and boss.For all its banality, such mesalliances quite popular.Of course, the collective attitude toward subordinates who make a career in this way, usually sharply negative.Head also loses respect for subordinates.

Of course, it is possible that someone will find a place on your true love: in fact, even in the organization of the relationship is not always built on the mere calculation.Well, if that love is mutual - similar to the novel may well be happy.


What next?

office romance as a novel outside the office walls, can result in different ways: someone creates a family for years to come, someone quietly disperses and remains on friendly terms, and someone breaks up with scandals and mutual accusationsrecent attempts to avenge a loved person.But in almost all cases, at least one of the pair has to resign from his job.And traditionally "weak link" is a woman: only if the woman is an indispensable employee and occupies a high position, do not dismiss it as a man.

Those who cherish the work and reputation, should think carefully before answering frank flirtation colleagues: regardless of what the outcome of the novel, most likely, it will have to pay for the loss of the current post.Someone has to pay the price, without batting an eye, for those who dream of a career like that can become an ordeal.Especially dangerous are office romances for married and married: for such a relationship is almost always becomes known.

For many girls marry the boss - the ultimate dream.But the smart boss does not will promote his wife on the career ladder, and ask her to leave.At best, you can expect that its connection to help young wife to find a new job.Women are more likely to help their loved ones in his career, but as a team, such actions rarely find a positive response, as instructor for many try to avoid such situations.

most unpleasant, if after separation to work together.And it's not just that people do not want to communicate, to constantly communicate, but also that not everyone is able to leave civilized.This means that it is likely that the former lovers will avenge each other.This work is suffering, suffering reputation suffer relationships with colleagues.

Maria Bykov