Stars in their eyes may keep employees from seeing the truth about workplace romance. For instance, they may think they can keep their relationships secret; but the odds are against this. Eventually, someone will uncover the truth. They also may justify their actions by saying that their love life is no one else’s business. However, the employer has legitimate business/legal reasons to know about office relationships. Employees may believe that the relationship won’t affect their work; but issues of favoritism, hostility and tension, inappropriate displays of affection, and so on often arise and can lead to problems for the couple and others who work with them. Read the full article.