The dangers of dating your boss

12-May-2019 21:05

Power and authority can also make someone seem much more attractive – most people had a crush on a teacher when they were at school but never followed it through because they knew it was not allowed.Once you are an adult a potential relationship with your boss may not necessarily have the same forbidden quality, but it is something you should consider very carefully as it could have long term consequences on both your careers.

But as perfect as the scenario may seem, is it all pretty and rosy?You will get plenty of time together – it doesn’t suit everyone, some people may find working alongside someone maintaining a professional relationship, and then all evening in a personal relationship a bit too much.The danger is the roles will get blurred and either your work or personal life could suffer – having said that, some people thrive on having so much contact.But as awesome as the pros of dating a boss can seem, it also does come with a big share of cons too.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.

But as perfect as the scenario may seem, is it all pretty and rosy?

You will get plenty of time together – it doesn’t suit everyone, some people may find working alongside someone maintaining a professional relationship, and then all evening in a personal relationship a bit too much.

The danger is the roles will get blurred and either your work or personal life could suffer – having said that, some people thrive on having so much contact.

But as awesome as the pros of dating a boss can seem, it also does come with a big share of cons too.

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.

It will be good for your career – unfortunately even if this isn’t your motivation other people may view a relationship with the boss as a means to an end – a step up the career ladder rather than arising out of genuine attraction and affection.