Getting romantically involved with a co-worker can be both a boon and a bane. Romance at the workplace can inspire an employee to work harder and become a better person but it can also be a distraction that can negatively affect performance and productivity. Thus, colleagues should think twice before embarking in an office romance as matters can get worse especially when the relationship fails.
A break-up is never pleasant and it becomes doubly difficult if the person in question happens to be a co-worker. It is stressful enough to deal with a broken heart even if the other party is out of sight so imagine dealing with the pain when you need to interact with the source of your misery on a daily basis! What’s worse is that your strained relationship can also affect your other co-workers. Continue reading