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TESTING THE WATERS It's a good idea to suss out whether your work crush has the hots for you too.Some tip-offs: If he starts hanging around your work space a lot or asks you to grab lunch or after-work drinks, says Stephanie Losee, coauthor of It's also promising if he's in an unrelated department yet asks your opinion on a project of his — it indicates that he is looking for an excuse to talk to you and values your opinion, notes Losee."If it turns out to be a two-week fling, nobody needs to know about it," says Helaine Olen, coauthor of Office Mate. Olen says coworkers often guess something is going on when one person mentions the other too frequently. John helped with the graphics" or "Where'd you go for lunch?Oh, John loves that place." But if you were chummy before, don't ignore him now — that draws more attention than the occasional friendly moments does.• If you guys want to keep dating, then you'll talk about what to do about your jobs.
Many people, faced with having to ask their boss, "May I date my co-worker, please? At the same time, it's easy to see how it could be awkward for you, Alyssa and your co-workers if you and she become a couple, especially if your "couple dynamic" affects the energy field in your office.
Maybe you are the reason she stuck around at her job once she realized she was bored with it.
Here's a simple four-step action plan: • Ask Alyssa out on a date or say "Yes! • Go on a date with Alyssa -- a date that is clearly a date and not just two co-workers hanging out. You two are already communicating at a non-business level so you will be able to tell if she is not interested in continuing the romantic relationship and with luck she will pick up the same message from you.
What better place could there be to meet someone, see how they think and act, and become friends in a safe space that isn't a club or a bar?
I met my husband at work a gazillion years ago, married him, had five kids with him and so far nothing terrible has happened.