Question: Is it inappropriate to date someone from work?

A sexual harassment suit could sink our company. The fact is, dating at work is a risk. Its an emotional risk to you, and its also a risk to the company. Interestingly, research shows that if you start dating someone at work, youre fairly likely to go the distance with that person.

Why do affairs happen at work?

How do work affairs start? When people spend lots of time together, they have the chance to really get to know each other. Work affairs often start off slowly. Working together in stressful situations can mean bonding over shared goals or through collaborating on projects.

How long do work affairs last?

Most affairs last between one month to about a year. However, about a third of affairs survive longer than two years. The duration of the affair often depends on how the affair dissolves. The majority of affairs start with friends or coworkers, although infidelity can happen anywhere and with anyone.

Is workplace romance legal?

Workplace Romance While there are no laws regulating workplace relationships, prudent companies should establish official policies to help sidestep potential issues. Legal hassles can arise from coworkers being romantically involved, especially when it comes to supervisor-subordinate relationships.

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