Lines between professional and personal lives are blurrier than ever, partly for practical reasons — even post-recession, most of us are still — and partly for cultural ones.At thriving creative and tech companies, where employees are given dormlike amenities like yoga classes and cocktail hours, it seems almost silly to draw the line at dating.It’s thought that a really nice Russian guy is hard to find: They all are either weak mama’s boys, or unfeeling machos, or both. Foreigners, on the other hand, are reputedly much more caring and understanding, they are ready to listen and to treat one as a person and not as a servant.
So, how do you properly break it to your friend easy?
The fascination goes back to the Soviet times when people were not allowed to travel abroad, and every foreigner was regarded as an exotic and therefore interesting representative of a different world – and a much better world, as many suspected.
The practically-minded girls thought at once: This is my ticket to the Western paradise, so I’d better love it, or just grab and hold it.
, Barnes & Noble was so offended that someone would actively encourage co-worker hookups that it initially refused to stock the book.
(It later reversed the decision.) Even then, though, surveys showed half of us have had an office fling; and today, a whopping The shameful holiday-party hookup is no longer the primary association with intra-office romance. In some industries, the open business and romantic partnership is even I concede that meeting someone at work makes logical sense.