Dating women at work

IT’S US Ask the growing army of high-earning women and they will say men are intimidated by their professional and financial success, making it difficult to date and marry. “You can’t treat your husband, boyfriend or date like an employee.” Fewer Americans are married today than at any point in at last 50 years, according to a 2011 Pew Research study.

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How, exactly, are millennial women supposed to devote themselves fully to both their job and their relationship(s)?

“You date people in your office,” Trunk says bluntly.

Crispin Porter & Bogusky, a global ad agency with offices in five cities, even offers to pay for the wedding if two employees meet and fall in love at work and agree to get married in one of the offices.website says, “Work is a bad word to explain what we do.

If what you are doing seems like work, you’re either in the wrong industry or you’re not doing it right.” This is a pretty good distillation of how a lot of college-educated, passionate twentysomethings prefer to see their work lives — no matter how grueling the hours are.

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?

(“You just like this piece because you’re my boyfriend.”) If he said something negative, I assumed he spoke for all of our colleagues.

(“If even don’t like this idea, it must really be terrible.”) I was constantly contrasting my career progress with that of my partners’, and always feeling like I wasn’t moving fast enough or working hard enough.

, Barnes & Noble was so offended that someone would actively encourage co-worker hookups that it initially refused to stock the book.

(It later reversed the decision.) Even then, though, surveys showed half of us have had an office fling; and today, a whopping The shameful holiday-party hookup is no longer the primary association with intra-office romance. In some industries, the open business and romantic partnership is even I concede that meeting someone at work makes logical sense.

Despite the increasing general acceptance of intra-office romance, women who date a co-worker are more likely than men to be seen as using the relationship to get ahead at work.

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