As owners, both of you are responsible for setting the tone for the organization and for modeling behavior expected of all employees.
Your partner’s expectation that you will now supervise his love interest isn’t coming from a place of leadership or ethical awareness.
That said though, even those in it for the most admirable of reasons probably have to admit that the challenge and the 'forbidden' nature of the whole thing makes it all the more appealing. Well once you're hooked you're hooked and there's probably no going back, so instead of reflecting on the difficulties involved any further let's look at solutions.
As soon as you shook your boss’s hand for the first time, you felt a connection. When you’re working together, the energy of the attraction fuels you to do your best work each day.
In other words it's far from easy to date your boss but then again that's probably the very reason it's something we all want so much.
Of course there's also the chance that you are just in love with your boss and they are just a great partner for you, and the fact that they are in a position of power over you can also be somewhat alluring.
Coworkers might also get jealous and try to sabotage you on the job (lame, but it happens).
Normally I’d be the one asked to go as she doesn’t even work on that side of the business.
This seems to be a big issue for a lot of us, and yet while we might wish that love and relationships were simple, it seems that most of us are actually constantly making the whole thing a lot harder on ourselves.
For instance the old 'we want what we can't have' routine.
Even though you’re over the moon about your newfound love, it can be tricky to date your supervisor.
If you’re thinking about getting involved with the boss, there a few important things to keep in mind.