When He’s Mean-Mugging Your Real Husband: Signs You’re Too Close To Your Work Husband

December 2, 2015  |  
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Co-workers are meant to get along, but are you and your work husband too close? Here are a few signs that your playful work relationship might be threatening your real one.

You’re Both Putting In More Overtime

Are you both salaried employees with very little extra work to do? Sounds like a work date…

You’re Guarding Your Phone

Because your work husband’s text messages are very easy to misunderstand.

You Have A Lot Of Inside Jokes

And you keep your partner out of the loop by saying, “You wouldn’t understand.”

You Take All Of Your Lunches With Your Work Spouse

And your other co-workers have stopped tagging along.

You Only Think Of Him On Two Occasions

When you’re at work and when you’re not at work. Also known as all the time, and a sign that you may have a serious case of non-work-related feelings.

You Take Your Relationship Complaints to Him

And you’ve stopped talking to your partner about them.

You Don’t Want Your Work Husband And Real Husband To Meet

We’ll just lay this red flag right here.

You Feel “Caught” Whenever Someone Walks In On Your Conversations

Could it be because you feel guilty about what you’re doing?

You’re Leaving Your Partner Out Of Your Social Media Posts

Because you know your work husband reads them. Now “you’re” going to dinner instead of “we’re.”

Your Work Husband And Real Husband Don’t Like Each Other

And you keep staying late at work even though your partner is feeling uneasy about it.

People Keep Saying “You Sure Talk About Him A Lot”

And one of those people is your current spouse.

Now You’re Squinting At Your Partner’s Work Friends

You know just what work relationships can be like and you don’t want him flirting with anyone else.

You Go All Out For The Office Party

And everyone knows you didn’t do all this to make a good impression on Susan in sales.

A Co-Worker Forwarded You This List

And your work husband is reading it over your shoulder right now.

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