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OFFICE ROMANCE?Think Twice Before Getting Into
An Office Affair
HE or SHE may …
• 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
But before you decide to throw caution to the wind, weigh the pros and cons of the journey you are about to embark on.
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
RESULTS-1 During the Relationship
1.Poor productivity2.Office gossip3.Lost credibility and
reputation4.Loss of job5.Difficulties finding a
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.
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
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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