Romance At work

Some companies have tougher rules than others regarding developing special relationships for example in schools and colleges a relationship between students and teachers is a big no, a relationship between two teachers is ok . In the corporate world as well, the etiquette of office romances involves a combination of good judgment and discretion.

Believe it or not about half marriages are between people who met at work. so workplace romance is quite common although of course all the normal ups and downs of a relationship can affect and is very visible inside the office, when things work out fine, the two lovebirds are very comfortable with each other while other times when do not go as well they can bring their personal trouble to work.

Also keep this advice in mind:

If adhering to your company's procedures do not require you must disclose any special relationships, do not feel obligated to do that. a lot of people prefer to keep their professional life completely separate from their personal life.

If your company doesn't permit any dating between the employees, you have to either adhere to that or keep it a secret, which adds a burden at the back of your mind all the time of having to be careful of everything you and your partner say or do not to be found out which can take your focus away and may affect your job performance. So make sure  the relationship is worth it and working and looks like it's going to last.

Some companies do permit dating but they require that you notify your line manager or direct supervisor, if that is the case then it's strongly advised to do that as soon as possible.

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