Work Place Love Affairs

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  1. low-key

    low-key DIS Veteran

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    Are there any in your work place ?

    yes and what cracks me up these people think its a secrete but everyone knows :rotfl:. I make many bad decisions, but even I am smart enough to of never done this
     
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  3. OhMari

    OhMari WDW PreTrip and Trip Moderator Moderator

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    It sort of is a work place.
    Our choir director left his wife for the new organist. He is 60 and she is 32. This happened over a year ago. Both are leaving, and they are spiritually in love.:rotfl:
     
  4. DopeyDame

    DopeyDame DIS Veteran

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    My workplace romance ended up becoming my husband of 10 years (and counting) and the dad to my son (and soon to be daughter).

    Furthest thing from a bad decision I've ever made.
     
  5. low-key

    low-key DIS Veteran

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    ouuu a Church scandal, they are the most shocking



    hey, a happy ending :)
     
  6. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    Most of the women I dated were co-workers. The one I married 31 years ago was a co-worker. Worked together for 2 years before we started dating.....dated for another 2 years as we were co-workers, and were co-workers for the first 7 years of our marriage.
    Most folks don't try and hide it. I'm in a company of 120 employees now, and there are 6 people who are married, dating or living together (not as roommates) that I know of.

    It certainly makes HR nervous because they can't win.......if a relationship blows up, it can have an impact on the workplace and the company gets sued......and if they step in....the company gets sued.:rolleyes2
     
  7. Handbag Lady

    Handbag Lady Disneyland Bride 2000

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    I married my boss and we've been married 13 years and together 18.

    At the company where we worked, MORE people than not dated there. It was an entertainment company and we were all of "marriage" age and had no time to date outside of work.
     
  8. 4under4

    4under4 I believe

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    DH & I started dating while working together nearly 24 years ago. We continued to work together for 5+ after we got married. Our career paths diverged for a number of years, but for the past 11 we have had our own business and work together every day. Many people ask how we can do that, but the truth is the years we DIDN'T work together were the hardest as we struggled to keep in touch with each other's day-to-day lives.
     
  9. castmemberb4

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    It's how i met DH, actually at WDW.
    We've been married 20 years - together for 22.
     
  10. E-P-C-O-T

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    Yup, another office romance here, we've been together for 16 years and married for 12. DH was actually my boss, only our closest friends knew we were dating. As a matter of fact, when we decided to get married, people at work were shocked to find out we had been dating for so long.
     
  11. AntePrincess

    AntePrincess Not a princess... yet.

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    Well, my husband started his own business and, technically, I work for him. I guess I'd better say there's a love affair in my work place. ;)
     
  12. DebbieB

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    There was a scandal in my office awhile ago. It was probably the early or mid 80's, a guy who was the son of a top executive, full of himself, started "seeing" an 18 year old shy file clerk who was obviously smitten with him. She got pregnant, he denied it was his. She got a paternity test and it was his. She left the company, he transferred to another office. I believe she got child support but he never had anything to do with his son. She eventually married someone else.

    Fast forward 15 or 20 years, word gets back to the office that he was killed in a car accident in another state where he was living. Obituary talks about his wonderful wife & children, of course nothing about the other child. One of my coworkers knew the girl who had the baby, not a close friend but knew her from her area. My coworker decided to get in contact with her to tell her, turns out she didn't know. She mentioned that she hadn't talked to her son much about his bio dad, her husband pretty much raised him. Don't know how that ended, if she ended up telling her son that his bio dad died.
     
  13. Maleficent Dragon

    Maleficent Dragon Member Since 2004; lost previous login.

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    I met my husband at the workplace many years ago. I was his boss. :)
     
  14. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    That was our experience too. 7 years married working at the same company, including 3 years where we worked side by side. Other than doing each others Christmas shopping, in that 3 years were together 24/7/365.
    I left for another company 24 years ago.....a competitor..... it took a few years to adjust. Most interesting thing working in a competitive business with your spouse working at your main competitor.......if I want to know what my company's secret plans are, I ask my wife. If she wants to know what her company's secret plans are, she asks me. Usually our sales people are out talking to the same clients as her sales people in advance of any announcement of big secret projects, so those secret projects aren't as secret as they think.
     
  15. Kim&Chris

    Kim&Chris dreaming of relaxing & soaking up the warm sun at

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    I actually had two workplace romances.

    The first was a total disaster, and I regret it to this very day. He turned out to be one of the cruelest people I've ever known. What a mistake!!!

    The second was with my DH! I was very leery at first, based on the disastrous outcome of the first relationship.....but went for it anyway, haha!

    That was 16 years ago ::yes:: Happily married for almost 13 years now!
     
  16. aprilgail2

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    At my job there are more men cheating with female co-workers than dating/marrying them! One has been cheating with the same co-worker for the past 11 years and thinks no one knows about it!!
     
  17. AntePrincess

    AntePrincess Not a princess... yet.

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    How about the opposite side of the coin? The last office I worked in had a bunch of long time married couples working there (it was sort of a family company, tended to hire friends of friends). There was one couple, a much much older man and a much much younger woman (not that she was that young by the time I was at the office), the relationship had basically devolved into a caretaker relationship on her end. Well, they started to separate and it was acrimonious - worse because they had to communicate with each other all through the day because of the nature of their jobs. Then, after the divorce went through, they couldn't afford to get separate houses, so they divided their house down the middle and she moved in her fiancé. Last I heard, she got married and I believe that the first husband might have died, being in very poor health.

    The funny thing is, once the actual divorce went through, they went back to being friends, and I believe that she continued caretaking him so long as they were living together. Her second husband was not a work place romance. But in the interim it was tough being the new girl in the office and having to work with both of them, felt like Hermione when Ron and Harry weren't talking to each other. The boss's attitude was they'd better just suck it up and communicate, there was nowhere to transfer them to in such a small office.
     
  18. snarlingcoyote

    snarlingcoyote <font color=blue>I know people who live in really

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    I used to work for a casino and there were a LOT of married couples and family members who all worked for the casino. Our casino had two casino licenses, so two casinos that operated separately as far as the gaming income stream worked. So mainly, couples or family members tried to work on different casinos; if they couldn't or their jobs crossed casinos (like casino hosts, for example) then there were other rules, like you couldn't both work the same shift, or you couldn't both work in revenue producers or in high risk areas etc. Basically, things to cut down on collusion.

    In fact, if I'm not mistaken, on the biggest casino theft I was ever involved in (on the prosecution side, mind you!), there was a familial connection between two positions that made one key element of the theft process possible, so it wasn't just paranoia!
     
  19. Mrs Eeyore

    Mrs Eeyore too broke for Disney

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    We had a fun scandal in the company I used to work for. An married exec got a much younger employee pregnant and she was able to convince another coworker that the baby was his. I don't remember whether they got married, but he eventually found out, left her, quit his job, and she eventually married the exec who was the real father. Last I heard they were still together.

    Much less exciting, I married a coworker at that same company and our 24th anniversary is coming up this summer. I used to be his manager. Still am really.
     
  20. Gumbo4x4

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    Only if you count the owner and his wife, both of whom work there.

    Many at previous jobs. I had a few workplace lust affairs, but nothing real serious.
     
  21. jodifla

    jodifla WDW lover since 1972

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    Just celebrated 25 years of marriage as a result of my office romance!

    And one person asked "Who are you marrying" when I announced my engagement, so yes, I think we kept it pretty low key.
     

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