A new survey has found that 1 in 10 people have had sex at work! Would you get down to business at your place of business?
Dermatologist Dr. Sonia Barta shares that she met her husband at work, but she’s in the minority. Most of the time it doesn’t end well; Dr. Barta points out that 60% of all workplace relationships end in a year.
Psychiatrist and co-host of “Marriage Boot Camp” on WE tv Dr. Ish Major joins The Doctors to talk workplace relationships. His advice on how to avoid office romance problems? He agrees with ER physician Dr. Travis Stork; avoid office romance all together!
And if you do engage in a workplace romance and it doesn’t end well? Dr. Ish advises, “When it comes to breakups the best way to get out of that relationship is to handle it the exact same way you went into it, and that’s with love and kindness.”
With all the laws and workplace regulations these days, plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon agrees it’s not worth the risk to date a coworker. In the current #MeToo climate there could be consequences with entering a workplace relationship.
Power struggles, hierarchy, manipulation… so why do it? Dr. Ish believes, “It’s new and fun and exciting… but, you gotta take that in-house not out-of house.”