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OFFICE ROMANCE? Think Twice Before Getting Into An Office Affair

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Think Twice Before Getting Into An Office Affair

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OFFICE ROMANCE?Think Twice Before Getting Into

An Office Affair

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HE or SHE may …

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• Be drop dead gorgeous • Listen and understand you like

nobody else• Have all the attributes you require in

a spouse • Make you feel comfortable • Be trustworthy without a doubt

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But before you decide to throw caution to the wind, weigh the pros and cons of the journey you are about to embark on.

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Why Does This Happen?• Many attractive, intelligent people

work in close proximity for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, 12 months a year• They end up sharing hobbies,

personality traits and intimacies• They share similar educations,

interests, attitudes, and values

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RESULTS-1 During the Relationship

1.Poor productivity2.Office gossip3.Lost credibility and

reputation4.Loss of job5.Difficulties finding a

new job

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Breaks Up,

In some cases, colleagues will handle it like an adult and move on with their respective lives. In other cases, the results can be long-lasting.

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RESULTS-2 After Break-Up

1.Emotional stress2.Heartbreak every day3.He/she can sabotage

your career OR spread nasty rumors

4.Negative influence on your work assignments and future promotions

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If it’s going well, it’s great because you see them all the time. If it’s going poorly, it’s awful because you see them all the time.

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Find out what your organization's policies and norms are around this issue