Dating isn’t always easy, and dating in the workplace has its own challenges. This doesn’t mean that it isn’t always a good idea, or that it can’t be done successfully. The key is open communication and a mature approach, because it might not work out or it could be the best risk that you’ve ever taken.
Why do so many people find new relationships in the workplace?
Work can be a major part of our lives. It consumes a lot of our time and we spend more days at work than we do at home with our families. Dating in the workplace is a common occurrence, simply because it is an institution that brings different people together – people with different backgrounds and interests who may not meet for any other reason.
If you are restricted to your own familiar social circle it can be difficult to meet new people, including dating or relationship prospects. Starting a new job or meeting a new employee naturally expands that social circle, and we are introduced to new and exciting people.
So, work becomes a place to meet new people, people that we may not have ever met otherwise. It is also a place to become familiar with these people, learn things about them and become comfortable in their presence. Continue reading