And both of you have similar fields of work which makes communication and compatibility so much easier to handle because both your interests and passions in life align along the same direction.But as perfect as the scenario may seem, is it all pretty and rosy?Global management and strategy consultant Kathleen Brush says when a company she’s working with doesn’t have a policy expressly forbidding superior-subordinate relationships, she lobbies hard to get one in place.“I do this because [relationships] can cause a lot of damage. They are dead ringers for cascading violations of integrity.” One of the major concerns regarding junior/senior dating is that there may be an element of coercion.
If you aren’t dating your boss yet and just find yourself falling for them, think twice about it because you could be getting yourself into something that could be very complicated unless you set clear boundaries.
And it’s harder when you’re constantly interacting with them and getting attracted at the same time! Of course, you get to spend all day working in the same office.
And sometimes, you may find yourself falling for your boss or dating them even before you realize it.
It's widely unacceptable for subordinates and their superiors to engage in a romantic relationship, but there are many cases where such a relationship is manageable and even acceptable, as long as it doesn't affect work quality or production.
Before you decide to make your relationship official, realize that many offices have a strict policy against workplace romance, believing that it can lead to unfair treatment, unhappy coworkers and a decrease in efficiency and production.