You have a golden opportunity to find out more about your co-worker by checking out their profile.A dating profile might reveal a lot more about a person than you could hope to find out at work.In a well-argued, well-researched piece on NYMag.com, Ann Friedman makes her case for never mixing work and dating.Despite it being more convenient for 20-something women who are trying to make "serious strides in before to make tough decisions about marriage and kids" to find potential suitors in the office, Friedman thinks that having a "co-worker-boyfriend hybrid" remains a bad idea.It might make things more exciting to have a forbidden, secret relationship at work.Just remember, it should be based on more than that—if it lasts, you’ll have to tell people about it eventually.
It is in fact this set of friends who help you get by the worst and best of days.Isn’t this what we truly call icing on (your favorite) cake? Having your partner around on a trying day at work may not solve the problem, but it can definitely lift your spirits.It can help you chin up and face the situation with all your strength. When it happens at work, you have a big decision to make. You’ll get to grab lunch together, maybe carpool to work together and take advantage of those extra moments that you would miss out on if you and your partner worked in separate offices. As with any situation, it helps to consider the pros and cons of dating a coworker.You might discover a hobby or interest that you share in common or some details on what they are looking for in a partner. You should definitely avoid mentioning anything work related or refer to anyone else in the office, this will only remind both of you that you are in fact colleagues and may plant the seeds of doubt in one or both of your minds.