It's that time of year again. The drinking is starting, the work Christmas party is on the horizon and all the single people are regretting not cuffing someone earlier in the season to secure that all-important Christmas present. Alas, office romances are bound to happen during the numerous pub visits and liquid lunches we're all beginning. But is it ever wise to sleep with a colleague? We've got the war stories, and the psychological expertise of Counselling Directory member Philip Karahassan , to find out what you should be asking yourself before plunging into an office affair Remember, it might be fun in the moment but that moment could have further repercussions for your career.
"I had sex with my co-worker and it nearly ruined my life."
Coworker Sex - 12 Stories About Hooking Up At Work
Of course, for others, the happy ending heh may not have been wedding bells Just be warned: Cheating is definitely a common thread here. Of course, before I was dumped, I did have an eensy-weensy bit of a crush on a guy I worked with. At the time, I was an intern at a fairly big company paid, full-time, but an intern nonetheless , and he was five years older with an actual career, albeit in a different department.
These are the very real consequences of office sex
This week, an insurance associate who makes a date with a married colleague: 30, straight, single, Philadelphia. I wake up this ungodly early every weekday. Group text from my boss, with suggestions for how we should be structuring our day.
Whether it's a dangerous liaison or a life-long relationship, workplace seduction can have serious consequences. Three women who have broken the corporate taboo tell their stories In this long-hours culture many of us see more of our colleagues than our friends and families.