Dating my supervisor
But having a love relationship with your boss can be both exciting and tricky, especially if the relationship affects your everyday workplace performance.Knowing the ins and outs of managing a relationship with your boss can be a life and work saver.With people spending more time at the office, romantic relationships are bound to develop.It's perfectly normal to get to know each other on a more personal basis when you're working closely together.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.
First we there was some harmless flirting which led to some long, personal conversations before we went our separate ways, alone.
It’s important to keep your at-work relationship as professional as possible: unless you’re at lunch or in a group setting, try to limit the non-work related smalltalk to after hours.
You’re crazy about each other, but aren’t allowed to openly express it when you’re at work together: clearly, this is the recipe for some insane sexual tension.
Some things are universal don’ts, like dating someone you work with. So is there anyway to make a romantic relationship and a career thrive in the same place?
Psychologist Art Markman helps this reader figure it out.