For most young career people, they find nearly 35% of their time spent at workplaces other than at homes. That accounts to almost 9 hours a day of work, work, and work.
For this reason, most of the office people involved in this kind of situation find themselves out of the world because they simply find themselves not having time to meet other people anymore. That is why when such surveys are conducted, which show that 67.8% of the respondents, who work in different companies, are into the relationships with their colleagues. Due to time constraint and lack of social time, most of them choose to divert getting into the relationships at the office instead.
Being together - face to face - for more than 40 hours every week of the year, workplace seems to be a natural bleeding ground for such couples getting into romantic relationships naturally. Insiders unveil that a relationship in the office is inevitable because most of them happen to get along well spontanenously or must get along well with each other because of work; gradually, conflict subsides and good relationship builds. For instance, they revolve around the same environment 9 hours a day sharing common ideas of work, common interests, beliefs and backgrounds.
However, because of professional etiquette implemented at the office, companies despise the idea of having their employees being involved with each other into the relationsip. The boss believe that romantic relationship may bring negligence into the jobs. For those who cannot help when working in such situation as this and fall in love, here are some tips to keep you out of the brink of disaster:
1. Think first before deciding
Before deciding on whether or not to getting yourselve involved in a relationship at workplace, it is better to think first, probably a hundred times. Try to contemplate on possible consequences and benefits that you can get from the relationship. If the relationship does not work out, will you be ready to face the consequences?
2. Evaluate the prospect
Getting yourself involved into a relationship with a colleague should primarily be based on whether or not he/she is worthy for a date. You should evaluate on dating the person based on his/her position in the company, their prosperites, and the possible corollaries of the separation if it ever happens. For instance, if you wish to ask your colleague out for a date, try to contemplate first on the issues of rivalries between you and your officemates as well as the rough situation which you may encounter afterwards if breakup ever happens. Moreover, try to look on possible angles of biasness if boss dates their subordinates. The issue of “favoritism” may take place, and gossip among your employees may distract your concentration at work.
3. Be smart
Keep in mind the reason why God placed our minds above our hearts because He wanted the mind to rule above all. So if you are suddenly being snooped by some seniors in the office, do not be deceived yet. You may try to test out this person first with some tasks to assess his creditibility towards you. Such tasks should be focused on: Does he truly want to go to the end with you with happy ending?
Romance at workplace might occur at diverted scenarios, however, it would be better to hear these kinds of relationships can come to the end with such happy endings.