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23rd September 2020

Relationships | 50% admit to colleague romance

50% admit to colleague romance

Romantic relationships in the workplace have long been frowned upon, with many employers sharing policies on them in company handbooks warning employees to avoid them. Despite this, research has found that almost half of office workers have had a workplace romance, with a fifth revealing they are still together as a couple. According to a study commissioned by Real Fix, a podcast which features real people telling their own stories, more than one in five have had three or more flings with people they work with on a day-to-day basis. However, on average, most of these romances last for just over ten months before coming to an end. Respondents shared that they were most likely to become romantically involved with a colleague on the same rung of the career ladder as themselves, but just under...

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