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How to decline a date

How can I politely and professionally decline someone from the office who asked me out? [more inside]
posted by mibo on Jul 14, 2014 - 34 answers

One date with someone who was bereaved shortly after

I've been on one date with a man whose brother died shortly afterwards. I want to support him and respect his decisions (including about whether to continue the relationship) but absolutely do not want to take advantage of his grief. I don't know how to approach this. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 14, 2014 - 18 answers

Married to our jobs, but seeing each other on the side

How do I avoid shop talk on dates? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Jan 8, 2014 - 34 answers

Asking someone out after job rejection

So I didn't get the job, sadly, but I'm interested in asking out one of the people who interviewed me (not the hiring manager). I'm female, he's male, we're both in our early 30s. Would that be weird? It's a fairly casual organization, but I may be interested in applying for another job there in the future...
posted by three_red_balloons on Sep 17, 2013 - 28 answers

Welcome to Big Brother: Office Edition.

Office Crush Filter: We work in a tiny office. Is this still worth pursuing? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2012 - 32 answers

How anonymous got his groove back

I have lost all of my motivation to do even a modicum of a half-decent job at work. Has anyone dealt with this? How do I get back into the groove of things? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 1, 2011 - 23 answers

Saw a guy at work on OkCupid, he seems cool--should I ask him out?

This is kind of a follow-up to this question about seeing people on OkCupid that one knows offline in some capacity. I have a similar situation but an added wrinkle: I work with my potential match. Is this a good idea to pursue him or not? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 29, 2011 - 16 answers

My ex is dating my boss. How do I get over it?

I dated someone I work with. Now she's dating my boss. I would love some tips on how to get over this without quitting. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 18, 2011 - 16 answers

It's a small world, even in the big city

I just found out a guy I have been corresponding with on OKC works at the same law firm as my ex. The new guy seems like someone I might want to get to know. How should I handle this situation? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 3, 2011 - 15 answers

So do you come here often?

She wants my advice, my empathy, my help, and my attention. I just want to date her. What is my next move? [more inside]
posted by Es ist Zeit, dass es Zeit wird! on Feb 12, 2011 - 62 answers

America-India Relations

Sparks are flying between myself and a workmate/friend from India. Help me get my head around the cultural aspect of this. [more inside]
posted by dogcat on Feb 3, 2011 - 13 answers

Meet me at the water cooler in three weeks?

I'm crushing on a coworker - what to do? Complication: extended business trip [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 28, 2010 - 26 answers

What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States?

What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States? [more inside]
posted by inatizzy on Dec 1, 2010 - 9 answers

What to do about my months-long crush on sweet nerdy volunteer supervisor?

I'm female and in my late 20s. I started volunteering at a local bookstore about eight months ago, and I've had a major crush on my supervisor since the very first day. It started as just a mild heart-skip, but as the weeks passed I found myself liking this guy more and more. He's got this reserved yet friendly geeky nature that I just can't get enough of. Oh my. [more inside]
posted by tamagogirl on Oct 22, 2010 - 38 answers

Online romance makeing me feel nervous, advice please?

I'm involved in an internet romance that is takeing a major toll on my direction in life and frankly makeing me feel nervous. I need advice in regards to how to be realistic with this relationship. [more inside]
posted by audio on Aug 15, 2009 - 48 answers

How do I ask out the intern without embarrassing myself or her?

Dating/Work Filter: There is an intern who just started working at a company I freelance at, who I find very attractive. We just randomly met on the elevator today and engaged in some small talk, and I have no necessary direct contact with her, or sit in her area. What's the best way to go about asking her out? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 3, 2009 - 34 answers

There should be a 4th "R"- The Real World

Why aren't life skills taught in schools? [more inside]
posted by sixcolors on Apr 13, 2009 - 39 answers

If an office relationship happens, and no one objects, is it still bad?

Are Office relationships still a bad idea if everyone else in the office endorses/encourages them? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 30, 2009 - 42 answers

Dating a Coworker

I've come to the realization that I'm head-over-heels crazy about a co-worker. [more inside]
posted by downing street memo on Apr 24, 2008 - 55 answers

Getting over a coworker

How do you get over someone you work with? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 4, 2007 - 12 answers

How do I help our relationship thrive when my partner is busy until Election Day?

What are some good strategies and resources for deepening a nascent romantic relationship when your partner is in a two-month pre-election frenzy of activity? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 12, 2006 - 12 answers

Telling a coworker how I feel...

Do I tell my married coworker that I'm falling for her, and how? And am I opening up the possibility of sexual harassment issues if I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 4, 2006 - 97 answers

How to ask out a co-worker who I rarely interact with?

Cute girl at the office. How to ask her out? We've spoken at lunch once, but she joined only once over multiple months, and we very rarely get a chance to interact. Plus there's no opportunity for a hint of privacy to speak with her. [more inside]
posted by umlaut on Jun 10, 2006 - 25 answers

Dating your boss' child?

Dilemma: My boss’ daughter is pretty hot… [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 1, 2005 - 48 answers

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