My answer to all three: "Nope — because we followed the rules." The truth is, office romances are tricky and generally not recommended.
" Those are questions I'm frequently asked when I tell people the story of my office romance.
The women of our generation have become far more independent than their predecessors.
A few taps of Google drags up countless pieces dissecting the question ‘would you date a bisexual guy?
It turned out that straight men were the ones with more emotional and misogynistic baggage.
This is partly due to the fact that as these men tried to understand their sexuality, they also questioned the most negative aspects of masculine character traits: including aggression.
You’ve got to take these things into account before concluding that women are trading beauty for money.”“Rather, hearteningly, people really are looking for … Finding those things is driven by matching one’s strengths with a partner who’s similarly endowed, rather than trying to barter kindness for hotness, humor for conscientiousness, cultural savvy for handyman-ship, or graduate degrees for marketable skills.” The fact is, reports Mc Clintock, women value men’s attractiveness just as much their wallets.
They don’t want a match so much as a jackpot.”“Women spend a lot more time trying to look good than men do,” Mc Clintock said. If you don’t take that into account then you actually see there’s a lot of these guys who are partnered with women who are better looking than them, which is just because, on average, women are better looking. And men earn more than women—we’ve got that 70-percent wage gap—so women marry ‘up’ in income.