What is your view on workplace romance?This is almost a taboo. In some private organisations, this is prohibited. In some offices, it is discouraged. In many cases, employees involved in romantic relationship with their colleagues are forced to leave the organisation. In some offices, HR department specifically forbids employees about entering this type of relationship at the time of their joining.
Although Government rule books are silent about workplace romance, the Officers frown upon such relationship because such relationship may cause unexpected problems for the organisation.
Even then, such relationship happens. In Government offices, we have noticed such relationship. In private sector it is more frequent. In IT sector, it is most prominent. Even extra-marital relationship develops causing problems for the organisations.
Members! Please express your views about this phenomenon of workplace romance. What are the advantages and problems associated with such romance? From administrative point of view, how should such cases be dealt with?