And while their relationship led to a loving marriage, both say anyone who considers dating a colleague needs to embark down that path with their eyes wide open.“It’s hard for me to say to somebody not to take a risk when for me, it turned out so well,'' says Baker, 35, who no longer works for the same company as Mezlo, 40.
But if a relationship goes awry, she says, it can negatively impact your career and your peace of mind.
"I can’t imagine if I was dating a person and it went downhill going to work every day and having to see that person.’’There are countless couples who have begun dating while working together, be it in an office, at a restaurant, or on a movie or TV set.
Singers Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton became a couple after coaching together on NBC's .
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REUTERS/Peter Morgan PM/MEFrom left, Billy Crystal, host of the 76th annual Academy Awards, his wife Janice Goldfinger, Melania Knauss and her boyfriend Donald Trump, pose together as they leave the Vanity Fair Oscar party at Morton's restaurant in West Hollywood, California, early March 1, 2004. RELATED: Melania Trump over the years This picture provided by courtesy of Nena Bedek and taken in 1977 in Radenci, northeastern Slovenia, shows Slovenian-American former model and Donald Trump's wife Melania Trump (born Melanija Knavs)(2nd R) as a child, together with Nena Bedek (R), attending a fashion review of Jutranjka, the textile company where her mother used to work.
The couple met and started dating while working in a restaurant, then had to keep their secret from co-workers.
Before Mary Baker and Nicole Mezlo were spouses or even friends, they were colleagues, working for the same public relations firm in Washington D. When they finally began dating, they kept their courtship secret for nearly three years, not telling their co-workers until they became engaged.
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