Dating in the workplace players
THE office romance is dying — with only one in ten couples now meeting at work.Online dating and workplace anti-harassment policies bolstered by the #Me Too movement have created a decline in relationships between co-workers, a study claims.
Steve Mc Kay, professor of social research at Lincoln University, said: “Being accused of chatting someone up in the workplace is seen as more creepy, even if in the past it would be seen as quite normal.” Couples therapist Susanna Abse added: “It is a shame we have got so prudish about it.It is common for relationships and attractions to develop in the workplace.As an employer, it is important to ensure that these circumstances do not lead to incidents of sexual harassment.Most of us are familiar with "ghosting" (unfortunately).In the dating world, it's the dreaded phenomenon where, for whatever reason, a person cuts off all communication with another. You'll probably see them liking pictures on Instagram or spot the green "active" bubble by their name on Facebook, while your text remains on read and the radio silence continues.
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