Dating an older coworker
Tempting (and steamy) as it may be, it can also turn out to be super awkward and traumatic — something we all saw unfold on the first season of 1. Like in the "think about it for a few extra days" way, not in the literal sense.
In any other dating scenario, you might be eager to jump in bed with your crush a week after meeting, but in this case, rush.
and it puts an awful lot of unfair pressure on her. He has developed a close friendship with one of the managers, Jane, who reports to him. They spend most of each day alone with each other in one or the other’s office.
They work out together and lunch with each other almost every day.
When it comes to dating a coworker, there's one general rule: Don't do it.
But if you’re not comfortable escalating this to someone above your boss, you don’t have many options.
Yeah, even if your boss and Jane aren’t actually having an affair, they’re behaving so intimately with each other that of course people will worry about favoritism and bias.
Throw in that your boss has shown that he’s not willing to act on problems with Jane, and it gets worse.
Get to know the new guy as a friend before you two cross the line. If things don't work out and there's a messy breakup, are you prepared to still see or interact with this person every day?
Not only will this ensure you're only crossing said line for someone who may actually be worth it, but you'll also know a bit more about integrity, which will probably make you feel more comfortable as you two enter into a delicate situation. And if not, is one of you prepared to switch jobs or departments?