So the chances of this potential relationship turning out to be an office fling that started at the Christmas party are quite slim.
On the other hand, you also have the benefit of having seen this person in real life, having heard their laugh, seen their smile, and possibly even seen them under pressure. If you’re thinking about it long enough to check their profile more than once, then you’ve already made your choice. Well, you could take the easy option of simply liking their profile or photos. Once again the ball is in their court, but at least this way some kind of action must be taken.
This way your colleague, after noticing that someone has shown an interest, will check out your profile and, unless your photo is ten years old, will recognise you. But it could take quite a long time for your interest to be acknowledged so perhaps you should try the out in the open, lay your cards on the table approach. Something like “Wow, I can’t believe you’re on here too. Fingers crossed you’ll be going for that drink after work come Friday.
By doing this you have simply let him or her know that you are here too and you like what you see. It might then be worth noting how they react to a casual hello in the elevator or if you catch them stealing a glimpse over the office partition as you walk past. The best thing to note about finding yourself in this scenario is that both of you have joined the same dating site with a common aim – to find that someone special.
You must ask yourself some serious questions before sending that first message.
Questions like, are you sure you can spend every day in the company of your partner? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons Pros For many the pros far outweigh the cons, and if you are one of the many then it’s time for a little research.
You have a golden opportunity to find out more about your co-worker by checking out their profile.
A dating profile might reveal a lot more about a person than you could hope to find out at work.
There are a few golden rules that dictate our love lives, never date a best friend’s ex and never upset your new partner’s best friend…some believe that dating a co-worker should also be high on the list of no nos. There are a few golden rules that dictate our love lives, never date a best friend’s ex and never upset your new partner’s best friend are the two big ones.
And there are those that believe that dating a co-worker should also be high on the list of no nos. There was a time when making moves towards a co-worker meant stopping by their desk or bumping into them accidentally (on purpose) in the coffee room.