Once I disentangled my feelings about my relationships from my feelings about my own work and career, I was more confident and could make clearer choices in both areas of my life.” I respect the point she makes, but I tend to think of the choice to date a co-worker as one made on a case-by-case basis depending on circumstances, career field (who would celebs date if they didn’t date each other?
Dating your colleague
“Your boss will find out anyway and you want them to be confident that you'll behave in a professional, ethical and responsible manner.
Your boss can even help to create personal and professional boundaries.”How do you treat your partner at work?
Despite it being more convenient for 20-something women who are trying to make “serious strides in [their careers] before [they have] 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.
For her, it has to do with fostering career confidence: “There’s such a thing as having your ambitions too in sync with those of your partner.
“Work is where we spend our days, explore ourselves and build our networks so why would dating be excluded?