Tips about dating sex and romance at work
Tell Your Company Another rule of office relationships: If things get serious, disclose.
Yes, it's embarrassing, but you'll be glad you did.
"We took things slowly because we were both very aware that we worked in the same office," she remembers.
But the caution was worth it: Five years after that first date, he proposed.
"Otherwise," says workplace consultant Nicole Williams, who married—and later divorced—her boss, "people wonder what you might be planning." Stephanie, 30, a Houston attorney, works with her husband at a law firm, and they obey a strict no-touching policy that imposed.
"The policy seemed to be: If you're dating and still doing your job, we don't care," he says.
The truth is, "even if there are rules, people will hook up anyway," admits Green.
"He needs, like, three feet of space in the elevator," she jokes.
But their co-working is going smoothly as a result.