In the future, we’ll be quantifying not only ourselves but our relationships.
“The use of wearable technologies bleeding over into the way we interact with each other,” says Young.
Underscored by a fear of being infected with the virus that causes AIDS and an overall cautiousness concerning intimate relationships, people who run dating services and other observers of the singles scene said they saw new conduct guidelines evolving.
Increasingly, they said, couples are inquiring about each other's sexual histories within the first few dates and requesting or volunteering to be tested for AIDS before they become sexually intimate.
“Hostile work environment” claims, and their financial costs, are just the start. There is a misunderstanding at the epicenter of the office romance debate, even as it attracts increasing scrutiny due to famous examples such as the recent episode involving CBS Corp.’s “Late Show With David Letterman” host.
Contrary to some commonly misread signals, managers are not interested in stamping out employee dating.
Before long, the honcho, who had seldom been seen on the floor where Linda worked, began appearing at her office.
Siciliano, the vice president for sales at a wholesale bakery in Mount Vernon, N. Beverlee Bartha of Northford "was wearing this cute navy blue sailor's outfit and had a knockout smile," Mr. "I took one look at her and thought, 'Wow.' " But when he asked Ms.Before addressing the challenges, though, we should recognize just how common and unstoppable office romance is.