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Is the age of office romance dead now with remote work and the MeToo movement?

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Just to clarify - the MeToo movement didn’t kill romance 😅

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it killed sexual harassment....big difference

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Not as along as you follow some ground rules: 1. Don't date anyone in your reporting line (either direction). 2. Ideally, don't date anyone with whom you work closely on a daily basis. If you break up, it would be impossible to avoid each other. 3. If you do date someone with whom you work closely, don't ask them to provide peer feedback for you, and don't agree to provide peer feedback for them. 4. Don't ask someone out more than once. If they say no and you keep asking, that would be considered harassment. 5. Don't use company apps or company time to communicate about your personal relationship. 6. Be discreet. Don't tell your coworkers unless it becomes a serious, committed relationship. You have nothing to gain from the gossip and increased scrutiny that would ensue. 7. This should go without saying, but treat the person you're dating well. If you cheat or otherwise disrespect them, they can become vindictive and create problems for you at work. 8. Be prepared to change jobs. Even you follow all of the above rules, things can still go awry due to no fault of your own. In that case it may be easier to get another job than deal with the fallout.

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Yes it’s dead Michael Scott

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