Company policy on dating coworkers

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As the old saying goes "you don't dip your pen in the company ink." In other words, you shouldn't get into a dating or sexual relationship with a co-worker.But consider this: according to a recent Workplace Options survey, nearly 85% of 18-29 year olds would have a romantic relationship with a co-worker, compared to just over 35% for 30-46 year olds and about 30% of 47-66 year olds.

Workplace friendships flow naturally into personal lives.

Work friends are the people you spend most of your time with.

For at least eight hours every day, you share a piece of your life with them, support each other and complain to each other.

The fact of the matter is that office dating is very common, and is generally well-accepted.

As long as you are polite and respectful when you ask your coworker out, and so long as you can both keep your workplace relationship professional, you should have nothing to worry about.

Even more shocking is that 40% of those 18-29 year olds would date their supervisors.

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