If you have already convinced yourself that the small crush you have on your boss might be worth acting on, hold your horses. How many of those relationships ended badly or turned ugly? However, with a little caution, you can perfectly balance the benefits and the pitfalls, thereby ensuring a smooth personal and professional relationship. Identify and establish clear boundaries, to avoid overlapping personal and professional roles. That doesn't mean the employer will actually be held liable. The dating of employees within the company is usually allowed by a special dispensation from Human Resources after a consultation with lawyers. How do you think your chances of promotion are, now?
The Difference No matter if your relationship is private or public, the office is meant for office work, and time outside of office for personal activities.
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They met and started dating when she was studying under him. Every action you take regarding your romantic partner will be suspect. Your interest is always late, but you cut them some slack because you took them out the evening before and you feel it's partially your fault. Karlson, thank you for sharing this response, however, I am skeptical whether this is an accurate statement of the law. Addi Addi 31 1. Hi Dave, I've modified your question to address the concerns raised by Chad, and have voted to reopen it.