You know you will have at least one thing in common, as well as an informed ear to bounce all your troubles off when you get home in the evening; 2.You will probably have had the opportunity to study this person quite closely before starting to date them. What do you expect the company will think about a romance between you?This system obviously has advantages over night-time pick-ups in darkened clubs, holiday romances, (notoriously short-lived), or blind dates arranged by friends. High-powered City workers of the Nineties are accustomed to using the office as a complete life- support system. Making a pass is a dangerous manoeuvre in the workplace. Trying to blur the lines between business and pleasure will appear sleazy.
It's always wise to keep in mind, though, that in the workplace you should think and plan before you act. What are your positions in the company pecking order? If you do tell this colleague you're not interested in them as a partner they may claim - unfairly - that that was never their intention in the first place, craftily extricating themselves from the area of conflict, leaving a sour taste all round.And it is totally normal for people to tell you not to act on it.And it is totally normal to throw caution to the wind.IT HAS been estimated that up to half of us meet our future partners through or at work, which makes it a significant venue for budding romance.There are obvious plus points to meeting your partner at work: 1.