Is it okay to have a personal relationship with a colleague from work?
I may have a problem. At my new work place, I like someone. I think she like me too. From the moment our eyes met, the connection was pretty immediate. Fun to talk to her about things that are not work.
The big problem: We are working in the same deparatment, but not at the same team. We sit on the same floor.
I’d love to know her outside of work. On the other hand, it’s my job, I’m new here, what would they say? People will talk and a lot. And if that fails? It will not be pleasant for either of us. I try to take it easy, to know her well before I take it several steps further.
Do you know couples who knew at workplace and were married at the end? Is there a legal problem with it? Is it okay to hide it from everyone especially at work until we’re sure it is what we want?
I would love your ideas and suggestions, maybe how to deal with this situation. Of course it’s just best to forget about it and do nothing. But there’s always the option that this is the love of my life and who said you can not find it in work?
Everything can happen in life, I know that for sure.
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