For instance, romantic relationships in the workplace that jeopardize supervision, efficiency, morale or security could all potentially impact the legitimate business interests of an employer, and an employer may be justified in limiting these types of romantic relationships in the workplace.By way of example, employers have a legitimate business interest in preventing employees who are in supervisor positions from dating employees who are in subordinate positions.And a whopping 31% of office relationships result in marriage—meaning they can't always be a bad idea, right?

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A stunning 20% of people who told Career Builder that they had dated someone at the office admitted that at least one person in the relationship was married.

Perhaps that makes sense given the amount of time we spend at work: In an office relationship, you can relate to the struggles someone faces from 9 to 5, says Brownlee.

If work isn’t work anymore, why would a workplace romance be off-limits?

And what better place to find people who share your passions?

I thought that was just a crisis and i was willing to wait for him to feel better. Didn’t want to see me, didn’t ever initiate contact.

He was just polite at work and firm to his decision.

“My options sometimes feel like it’s either work or Tinder,” one friend recently said to me, only half joking.

She, like a lot of professional women in their twenties, is focused on making serious strides in her career before she has to make tough decisions about marriage and kids.

Then he dumped me because he beloved aunt got very sick an said he was very stressed and wanted to be alone.

During the breakup he said a lot of **** like “i really love you, i care for you, you are important in my life, i want us to be friends etc”. I couldn’t eat, i couldn’t sleep, i was a shadow of myself.

Dana Brownlee, president of professional training development company Professionalism Matters, advises against initiating a romance with your manager, or, likewise, with anyone who reports to you directly or indirectly."If you're a manager, you should be held to a higher standard," she says.