By finding out more about the real person, and being attracted to this person, the relationship should last longer and be more secure than if the relationship had been built on the white lies of someone wishing to be more than they really are.
Also the fact you are working for the same company shows that you already have a strong bond between each other – with the added advantage to not having to explain your job to a possible mate and have their eyes glaze over when they find out you’re an accountant. Spend time with each other Obviously if a relationship is going to last a long time, you and your partner will need to spend a lot of time with each other.
Coworkers in similar jobs may also be approximately the same age, and share similar interests both inside and outside of work.
There are serious things that should be considered when you start an office romance, as dating a workmate has serious implications on all aspects of your life, and also effects those around you.
With the amount of time people spend working, and the increasing percentage of women in the workforce, where else is a couple to meet?
Traditional meeting places such as church, the neighborhood, family events, and leisure time activities do not present the same pool of candidates as they did in earlier times.
When you create a jovial environment it will often rub off on those around you, and your happy feelings will spread throughout the office making the whole workplace more enjoyable for you and your colleagues, which will in turn result in a more productive workforce. Have a helping hand during those stressful times If you have a problem at work it may seem like everything is against you and no-one is willing to help.They will be jealous that you received something they didn’t, and will blame anything other than themselves for it. This is due to the fact it’s quite natural to flirt in an office.It’s actually quite productive too, so long as you keep it informal and non abusive/discriminative.When you go to a party there is always the chance that the person you meet is not being themselves; that they may just be acting as a way to make themselves more attractive to the opposite sex as a peacock would by displaying his tail feathers, your potential date may be exaggerating their stories or successes in order to appear more than they really are.When you work alongside them you get an idea of who they are, how successful they are, what their aims in life may be – and you can get all of this information naturally. If it’s just about sex, a dalliance, an extramarital affair, or a relationship to move an individual up the career ladder, coworkers and companies tend to frown on love relationships in the office. To answer Tina Turner’s proverbial question, I checked out current research on workplace romance.Of course the fact you work together probably means that they are more suited and able to help you in your work than someone who you met out of the office. Subject of Idle Gossip If you start a relationship with someone in your office, you can be sure that other people will gossip about it. If possible, you should try and be open about your new relationship instead of keeping it a secret. Firstly, your co-workers may be jealous of the relationship you have, especially if it is on an employer/employee style basis of dating your boss/minion.When it’s a new event you can guarantee others will be gathering around saying ‘Guess what!! Sneaking off together is only going to create more gossip, whereas being fully open will mean people have to deal with it, and they will quickly move on to the next subject. Although you could keep it as above board as you like, having a relationship in this situation will always provoke others to feel that you or your partner are benefiting by being in that relationship, and that they are missing out on something.Though you may indeed meet someone during the evening a relationship at this stage is generally formed on a physical attraction rather than an actual attraction to the person within – which is why these chance, brief meetings so often end in a one night stand and little else.At work you generally become attracted to the person over time, which is more conducive to a working relationship. Establish a relationship prior to dating By working alongside someone you will get to know them as a person, and find out more about who they really are than you would in other circumstances.