I tuned in for a recent episode of “Chrissy and Mr. Jones” and wasn’t too surprised to see that the show picked up where “Love and Hip Hop” left off with Chrissy once again demanding that Jim make their business partnership official on paper for his clothing line “Protocol.” It’s no surprise that for this round of reality, Chrissy continued with her self-designated role as creative consultant as she did on “Love and Hip-Hop” offering ideas and playing Jim’s design consultant. But Jim is hesitant to add Chrissy to the Protocol payroll and rightfully so. Just because you get along well personally doesn’t mean you share the same business sense. Your romantic partner may not transition well into your business partner.
It can be difficult to separate business from the bedroom when your partner is also your colleague. Before you start signing any legal letter head and making it official, you may need to ask yourself several questions: