Workplace dating ethics
Or that as employees work longer hours, the office has become the only available place to meet people?Maybe the truth is that in spite of conventional wisdom, not office romances are destined for failure.
When discussing the hook-up motive, individuals regularly attributed others’ romances to that motive but never their own workplace romance.
Given the amount of workplace and societal changes that have occurred in the 30 years since Quinn’s work, we decided to update the workplace romance typology. Renee Cowan (@Dr Renee Cowan) of the University of Texas at San Antonio ( we conducted interviews of working adults about their experiences with office romances.