Couples who work together
Most couples agree that they love spending as much time as they can with their partner, but they like having a daily break while at work, too. But what about couples who work together?
Whether at home or in an office, it can be challenging for couples to combine work and play without driving each other bonkers!
In order to prevent useless fights, couples need to learn ways to make — and keep — the peace. Here, we're providing tips for couples who work together either at home or in an office.
Working together at home
For those who don't work together, working at home with your spouse may seem like a dream come true (the grass is always greener, right?). You can have breakfast and lunch together, chat throughout the day and go on afternoon walks. Sounds like heaven — but if you're actually living in this situation, you know that it's not always as nice as it seems. You never get a “break” or time to yourself. Also, if one of you is having a bad day, the other person is totally aware and it takes away from the excitement you feel when you finally get to see each other after a long day's work.
Tips for couples working together at home include:
Disclaimer: If you and your spouse run a business together at home, you may need to share an office and set office hours that work for the both of you. You should still designate a specific slot of time to simply reconnect throughout the day, though.
Working in an office together
Almost everyone knows (or is) a couple that met through work. While there's nothing wrong with this, it's important to remain professional and not let your personal life interfere with your job.
The following tips will help you and your partner do just that:
Doubling as business partners
And finally — there are those lucky couples who actually run a business together. This is a challenging feat for even the strongest of couples.
Three things are certain, though:
Check out this Real love story: From business partners to marriage >>
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