Kick ass at your job. Unfortunately, each of our closest friends was involved with the startup, so outside social events were few and far between for us. When my ex and I started dating, it was a very strange circumstance. No matter your intentions at the beginning of the relationship, things can and likely will go wrong at some point. But for non-startup situations, you can probably find a way. This has been a revelation for me, looking back.
We dated for four years, and we managed to outlast our involvement at the company, but ultimately it was one big, longwinded learning experience.
How to actually date someone at work in 2018
Still, we were working around the clock most of the time, and along the way at least one of us lost touch with the hobbies and people that really mattered. Fortunately, this got better when we moved out of the company house. Butif you have to go fishing in the company pool, at least wear a life vest. No matter your intentions at the beginning of the relationship, things can and likely will go wrong at some point. Not only were we working at the same startup, but our CEO was the one who pushed us together. As I mentioned, my parents met at work.