Send Surreptitious Flirty Text Messages to Each Other You're crazy about each other, but aren't allowed to openly express it when you're at work together: clearly, this is the recipe for some insane sexual tension.But communicating via company email system is dicey, and any email you open on your computer screen can be too easily read by a co-worker.Most couples don't have this luxury, and it absolutely is a luxury.Is your partner complaining that they don't get to see you enough? When they tell you all about how "Jessica is pissed at Brad because he threw her under the bus and ratted her out to her manager" you know what (and who) they're talking about. One of your "lunch breaks" was actually a "fuck break" and it made the second half of your workday so much more bearable.6.Paying close attention to verbal and non-verbal cues can help you know if your coworker harbors a secret crush for you. It doesn't matter if you have to work late or pull a double, because you'll still get to see your partner."Basically there is NO WAY to focus on your job when the object of your affection (or diluted 3-week mistaken hookup) works in your office," wrote one person. But if you're still tempted to hook-up with a cute coworker, might as well go for it: you only live once.
Decoding whether or co-worker is being polite or wants to spend happily ever after with you can be difficult -- if you advance and you're wrong, it can be humiliating and possibly damaging to your career.
Swing by their desk before you leave and up your average. You go on a date seven times a week, and yes, the five lunch breaks you take count. Unless you consider sitting in your break room along with the office weirdo eating vending machine food "quality." But still ... Unlike other couples, who would be completely lost while listening to tales from work, you always know exactly what's going on and these stories impact you, so you're more invested.4. They can sneakily help you when you get a huge last-minute assignment.
You share a mutual passion for how much you both hate Terry. For most couples, if you're struggling with your workload, their partner can only give them generic advice like, "Um, I believe in you." But your partner can also say, "Oh, well, did you know these keyboard commands? When you're having a bad day, your partner can pop over and cheer you up, instead of just sending a text.
It sucks, but until we all leave to form a Utopian Society on Mars, that's the way it's going to be.
If you guys are at work, you're supposed to be working.