Dangers of dating the boss
She wrote her first story at age eight and hasn't stopped since.
Opportunities that come your way, successes you achieve, goals you meet and exceed -- all may be perceived as arising out of your special relationship with the boss and not your own hard work. And if you end up working for someone else in the same company, that person may be reluctant to believe that you've gotten to where you are based on merit alone.
He may be attractive and give you all the right signals, but having sex with the boss is a bad idea and a potential career killer.
You're not living in isolation with him on a desert island, but sharing a workplace where your illicit relationship affects everyone.
He may stall your career out of spite, revenge, or simply because he can, or behave in ways that make it difficult to continue to work for him.
Or you may have to sit back, bite your tongue, and watch him launch another steamy affair with someone new under him (in more ways than one.) Because here's the painful truth: many bosses who sleep with their employees don't do it just once. As much as you'd like to think that you're special -- the irresistible one he broke all the rules for—it's probably not that way. ' Trouble is, he always has some girl or other in tow.
As Ruettiman points out, "I met my husband at work and we've been together for over a decade.