: I’m 44 years old and a Senior Vice President at a family-run company.I’m really dedicated to my job and put in many long hours, but I’m also single and still looking for “Mr.Bill and Melinda Gates did, and she dated the boss!If there truly is a connection, and you both know it and acknowledge it, it’s something to consider.However, it’s easy to understand how people who are literally thrown together night after lonely night, without much opportunity for a social life, might make a love connection at the office.There is a lot of disagreement about whether dating co-workers or worse, a boss, is acceptable, but plenty of people hook up at work.
Can you handle being the prime topic of office gossip?
Whether at the beginning or end of a romance, partners must maintain a separation between their work and personal relationships.
Furthermore, some people are able to separate their emotional involvements and others are not; depending upon circumstances, this could be the determining factor in whether or not a relationship should even be considered.
He doesn’t work directly for me, but I am the boss of the department. I never intended to get involved with someone at work, but Robert and I just seem to “click” the minute we met.
We both work late, and often find ourselves closing up the office together.