How to Keep Your Office Romance a Secret

Want to keep your intimacy levels under the cover at work? Read on.

How to Keep Your Office Romance a Secret
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It is entirely natural to fall for someone. The problem comes when you do not have the liberty to accept it openly. 

When your crush conflicts with the workplace ethics, you need to figure out ways to escape the chaos.

I believe there is nothing wrong with looking for your soulmate at work. Well if you are at work for a significant part of the day, it is quite likely to become your hunting ground. As long as you can keep upto your professional ethics, things should be fine.

Though, to strictly draw a line is a little tricky and has many strings attached. There are certain things to keep in mind when you are in a relationship at work. Read on to get the hang of tips that might work for you.


#1. Refrain from PDAs.

#1. Refrain from PDAs.

Public display of affection might put you in trouble. Avoid getting steamy at work. Keep a check on your eyes, lips and hands. Everyone's too smart to smell anything fishy. Do not invite attention by sitting with doors closed.

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#2. Mingle with all.

#2. Mingle with all.
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Do not exclude others. Make it a point to hang out with other colleagues as well. If you present yourself as a loving being, you won't gather too much of attention when you are with your special one.

#3. Do not plan vacations together.

#3. Do not plan vacations together.
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Try staggering your vacations as long as you can. The best of secret plans get revealed while on vacation.

#4. Control yourself on social media.

#4. Control yourself on social media.
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Do not try to fool people at work by maintaining distance at the workplace and lying in each other's arms on Instagram. Remember social media is the world wide web. The easiest way to disclose your status.

#5. Make sure you have signed a non - disclosure with your partner.

#5. Make sure you have signed a non - disclosure with your partner.

Make sure you and your partner at the same level. Keeping a secret should be as strict as an agreement or a deal. One-sided efforts are usually futile.

#6. Put notifications off on your mobile.

#6. Put notifications off on your mobile.
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It is very common to be guarded with your peers when your mobile flashes. To avoid scrutiny, make sure you do two things. First, put off your notifications. This will help you keep your plans to yourself. Secondly, if possible, use a different name for your partner. Shall serve the purpose of hiding a little longer.

#7. Plan going to discreet locations together.

#7. Plan going to discreet locations together.
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If you cant get over the thought of holidaying, make sure you do it when you see long-term potential. Moreover, choose places where you might not end up running into people you know. 

#8. Decide what not to talk about.

#8. Decide what not to talk about.
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Make sure to set the boundary. Involvement in discussions at the workplace should not reveal how close you are. You might see raised eyebrows if you accidentally unveil things only friends who are too close might know.

#9. Do not have the same schedule.

#9. Do not have the same schedule.

If you plan your holiday dates together u are raising a scope for curiosity.

#10. Keep a set of clothes handy.

#10. Keep a set of clothes handy.
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You might have plans after work. Be it at work or each other's place, make sure you have an extra pair of clothes, especially if you are a girl. People tend to notice a women's attire more than a man.


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