Anonymous asked in Society & CultureEtiquette · 4 weeks ago

How do you prevent coworkers from trying to get personal and/or flirting or getting to know you on the clock?

I work in retail btw.

Recently a very charming guy kept asking me questions like what my fave food is. And he would pay so much attention to me. It turned into me feeling like I was on a work. This isnt the first time Ive felt that way. Cause people like to come up to you and try to ask person q's like where i live, what i do for fun, about my family... Sometimes ive managed to shut it down and not give answers.but sometimes i faield to do so and now for instance i have to pay the price of getting too close to his guy.

I wish i didnt waste my time giggling at work wth him.

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago
    Favourite answer

    Hes' hitting on you. Simply respond that we like this and we like that - make it obvious you are not unattached. Even if you are.

  • 4 weeks ago

    If you wish you didn't do this, then don't do it. Nobody can "not do it" on your behalf.

  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Don't accept food or gifts from these people and let it be known in casual conversation that you have a rule against dating those you work with. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    Try telling Prince Charming that you wished that he would leave you alone and that you are not working there to make friends.

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