Dating coworker rules
When the office break-up inevitably comes: Don't even try to score sympathy from your other colleagues during after-work happy hour drinks, unless you're prepared for a big fat "I told you so." And do your best to avoid sobbing out loud in your cubicle, too–public displays of grief after an office romance are even more annoying than the not-so-sneaky making-out-on-the-clock that preceded it. No need to quit just yet, but it may make the situation feel more bearable if you can convince yourself it doesn't have to be permanent.
Again, that is the risk of mixing business with pleasure.4.Chas Rampenthal is general counsel and vice president of product development at Legal Zoom.