Why Having An Affair With A Person You Work With Is The Worst Thing Ever 

Not a good idea to have an affair with a co-worker.

Why Having An Affair With A Person You Work With Is The Worst Thing Ever 
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Workplace relationships are complicated from the start. When you get along with your co-workers and/or work together for long hours, the line between colleagues and friends can blur eventually. An emotional connection or sexual attraction makes it even more complicated. 

Work interactions can mask the moments when friendship moves to romantic relationships, when boundaries begin to weaken, and intimate conversations meant for one's primary partner are instead held with a colleague.

What if it doesn't work out, you will still have to face the person every day at the office.

What if it doesn’t work out, you will still have to face the person every day at the office.

This affair of yours which may not work out later might put you in trouble because the only person you do not want to see after a breakup, is the person you broke up with, and if that person is working at your office, let the God be with you. 

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People will talk about it for days...months...maybe years. 

People will talk about it for days...months...maybe years. 
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Which office does not run on gossips? This situation is just an invitation to literally a scandal that you have invited your way.

Explaining to your colleagues if they walk up on something. 

Explaining to your colleagues if they walk up on something. 
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SPOTTED! You might just give a glimpse of a peck or holding hands. Now try explaining the world about it.

It might affect your performance.

It might affect your performance.
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Rather than focussing on a meeting, you focus on why she got angry when you went for a sutta break with that new girl who'll be working with you.

The favouritism blackmail. 

The favouritism blackmail. 
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Whether s/he is or isn't offering you any special 'perk', such as raises or time off, people are going to believe they are. You may even risk turning into the office outcast. 

The 'H' word might sweep in.

The 'H' word might sweep in.
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It might be called harassment later on. If your affair ends on the bad note, the chances are that your ex-love might tell the HR you were making unwanted advances. Think how it may impact your career. Even if the affair was consensual, you might always run the risk of a sexual harassment claim from your subordinate who may claim to feel pressured to continue the affair out of fear of losing the job. 

You lose your primary relationship.

You lose your primary relationship.
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If you already have someone in your life and go ahead with an affair at your workplace, chances are high that you would be losing your primary relationship soon. 

Your primary reason to come to office will no longer be to achieve greater professionally.

Your primary reason to come to office will no
longer be to achieve greater professionally.
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You will definitely have other distractions in your mind now, and it will take the place of your work slowly.

Dragging the affair for the sake of it. 

Dragging the affair for the sake of it. 
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Once you know that things are not the same as they were, you keep on trying your best to keep it going because you don't want to end things and open the doors for the problem.

Controlling your hormones when you have to be serious.

Controlling your hormones when you have to be
serious.
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Well, you gotta get them under control and stay professional. Good luck with that!

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