(And I say this as someone who's had a failed office romance.
The aftermath was unpleasant, but it was worth a try.) Of course, before you start sending roses and invitations to this woman's desk, there are a few things to consider.
Nowadays,it appears to be the workplace where the majority of people meet, where relationships are forged, and where significant others are established. If the majority of people meet at work it doesn’t mean that you will find your one and only at the water cooler, and it doesn’t mean you should lightly jump into a relationship with your receptionist.
Your best chance at fanning your workday crush into a hot relationship—or dousing those sparks in time to avoid any unwanted drama—is to carefully consider the pros and cons.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.
From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.