10 Crazy Office Romance Stories That’ll Make You Glad You’re Single
While most of us would love an office romance like Jim and Pam’s, the unfortunate truth is that while working with your significant other may be a dream, working with your ex can be a nightmare. We chatted with the founder of popular workplace blog Ask a Manager and uncovered the top office horror stories that made us squirm in our ergonomically sound office chair. Now, we’re back for part two to find the most outrageous office stories folks have submitted to Ask a Manger about working with an ex-lover. Let the cringe-fest begin!
1. I ghosted my ex and she’s about to be my new boss. You know what they say about karma, right? This viral story starts with a dude ghosting his girlfriend of three years. After sneakily moving out of the country and taking a position as a math teacher in an international school, he thought he was in the clear to start over both professionally and personally. Of course, he had no idea that his ex-girlfriend would be hired in the same school months later to take a new role as the school director (AKA his new boss). Things got beyond awkward during school hours, and this conundrum eventually led to the ghoster quitting his job and looking for a new gig.