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If you say “work wife” I’m judging you. Grow up

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Okay, the “Work Mom” thing is annoying. If she were a dude, you’d call her a boss or mentor. No one has a “Work Dad.” Don’t play her like that. Possibly arises bc I loathe when agencies take powerful female CDs and introduce them as the “Team Mom.” My last ECD was a badass award winning inspiration, and everyone better address her as such 😂

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I am a work dad, sort of. that’s our joke, it’s our sign of mutual respect.

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Honestly I have a husband, that’s enough. I also don’t want to be your Work Mom, Work Co-Parent, Sibling, etc. Happy to be your friend, co-worker, mentor, sponsor, and sometimes coffee deliverer

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No milk or sugar for me please. Please and thanks

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My actual wife is the one who refers to my female AD partner as my work wife. It’s always seemed like a fun little bit of banter. Didn’t realize this was a negative thing 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Both of your wives are cool! Hopefully you treat both of them well or you’ll be in double trouble hehe

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My work wife is a dude. Why the hell do you have a problem with that? Its mostdef still a thing

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I’m a straight guy and a proud work wife 🙌

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I do have a joke about calling someone daughter because I trained her from intern to associate. Got problems?

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I’ve had some work moms 😂 more like slightly older woman who are mentors and industry vets than “mommy"

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I’ve had a work mom. A few, actually. Come to think of it, having a work dad would probably be weird.

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Work zaddy.

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You mean like in an Elmer Fudd voice when they’re talking about their work life? I could understand having a problem with that

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I went through a few work husbands (some better than others) in my career, is that ok to say?

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I think it’s weird too. It makes the relationship inherently have a sexual undertone to it. I feel it’s inappropriate.

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It only has a sexual undertone because you give it one.

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