What I'm thankful for - office romance


November 29, 2008|By Kevin Van Valkenburg

People always warn you that workplace relationships are a recipe for disaster, that they'll end in awkwardness and anger, and that they should be avoided at all costs. Maybe that conventional wisdom is still true for most people, but not for me. The only reason I'm the person and writer I am today is because I swallowed my shyness and asked that Baltimore girl - who I'd privately had a crush on for nearly a year - on a date.

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