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The Company’s Sexy Ink

I am not sure if you have all seen the news about David Letterman. In a nutshell, Ole’ Dave was dipping his pen in the company ink, repeatedly, for years.  I watched him reveal the story about a man attempting to extort money to keep the dirty secrets on the air.  It was extremely odd because the audience was laughing as he was recounting the ordeal, weaving in humor whenever he could.

I suppose it can be a cautionary tale about dating and sleeping with co-workers.  I doubt that someone with his public image will ever have true remorse about what he did.  I just wonder about the women that were involved.

When you work with people you tend to reach a level of comfort. If you don’t have boundaries, it would be easy to  cross the line and give in to the attraction you feel. It seems as if today’s society is more accepting of workplace romances. I know couples who openly date at work and it doesn’t seem to be problematic for them.

Have you ever dated a co-worker? Was it  a good experience or a nightmare?

If someone new started working in your company, would you pursue things if you were attracted to them right away?

Do you think there are ways to make dating a co-worker actually work for you? How do you avoid the drama in the office? What happens if the relationship doesn’t work out?

What do you think of Letterman’s revelation? How do you think he has handled the “scandal” of dipping his pen in the company ink?

Happy Wednesday!

282 comments Add your comment

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:21 pm

…. it is only dawgone 3:20!!!…i guess i’ll go through my purse…might find couple dollars i didn’ know i had…

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
3:23 pm

thanx..m* r is really close to me growing up…. but he has made some terrible choices,is a serial lier and it hurts me real bad to se the road he has travelled.

Worse his mum is real sick, i hear.I know the whole fam.

but thanx, im just gon give him some tough luv.

Raqi

October 7th, 2009
3:25 pm

Leggs I just remember I wanted to tell you something.

Your cure for being STRESSED as you were yesterday is just turning it around. DESSERTS. Girl eat some chocolate and cheesecake.

When I got home and saw that on my kitchen counter I thought of you. STRESSED (flip it around) :arrow: DESSERTS!!!

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
3:25 pm

czBrat,ur whole post is exactly how i feel.thanx!

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:25 pm

He lives in Nebraska, coming back here soon? Is he calling for you to lodge him again?

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
3:26 pm

CEE, i suspect, but even if its just money,i aint generous like that to able bodied pple.

czBrat

October 7th, 2009
3:27 pm

no worries, melo. been there with my own brother. it was difficult but had to be done.

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:31 pm

@ Melo – You read stressed about what he might want…are you going to call him back to find out what he may or maynot want…

you said he’s worn out his welcome with you so not lodging, callback to kinda remind him…just gone and get it over with.

czBrat

October 7th, 2009
3:33 pm

He lives in Nebraska, coming back here soon? Is he calling for you to lodge him again?

Cemeeli, he tryin to head south for the winter? :o

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:34 pm

$4.87

Your turn.

THE INFAMOUS DK

October 7th, 2009
3:38 pm

Im excited.. Im taking my son to see where the wild things are.. That was my favorite book as a child growing up.. I mustve read it about a thousand times.. Weve read the book and he likes it also..

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
3:39 pm

Ceemeli..i will call him back,not untill i get home,put on my home clothes and chill on ma couch.
That way i can tell him str8 up,no holds barred,how i feel about him..

Talking of stress and pple needing help,u dont know how many mandingo calls i get str8 from home from relatives who call me up with their concerns.
My motto now is not to answer any number thats not already in my phone.

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:39 pm

might as well give the homless guy this change…didn’t know i had it anyway…

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:42 pm

@Melo – I feel ya…boy do i understand, trust me!!!

Professor

October 7th, 2009
3:42 pm

@Melo I feel you about not answering the phone when you know it is somebody probably looking for something. My motto is I deal with things on my own turn…plus that’s his emergency not yours so call him back when you feel like it.

BSandwich

October 7th, 2009
3:43 pm

Raqi said it best… “Why put off ‘til tomorrow the pleasure you can bestow today.”

Exactly.

czBrat

October 7th, 2009
3:45 pm

@DK… sweet! my kids & I are going together in honor of the book i used to read to them YEARS ago. They’re 20 & 17 now :)

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
3:47 pm

@czBrat – lol – I’m trying to head south for the winter as well.

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
3:48 pm

@Infamous, what’s even better is 2 departments moved out of my area. It’s just me and my boss now. Everyone turned their keys into me when they left. My boss is leaving tomorrow for Italy for 3 weeks. Just think about all the celebrating we can do!

@Raqi, I must have been feeling you telephatically cuz that’s exactly what I did. Selling candy for lil leggs track team so I just grabbed a bar and ate it. Very rare for me to sit back and eat a chocolate bar. I did feel better. Also, it was late and I had to eat something so I grabbed a chick-fil-a sammich. It was good too!

Professor

October 7th, 2009
3:51 pm

@leggs what part of town do you work on? We need to have a blog par-tay in one of those rooms with your boss leave.

Raqi

October 7th, 2009
3:52 pm

Melo shopping always make me feel better when I have decision that I am pondering.

I tell you what, I have been wanting to get a new purse. Go shopping, pick out one for me, and let me know tomorrow where to go get it. Money don’t grow on trees so don’t get crazy with your picks. LOL

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
3:52 pm

Awww Infamous, can I come along? I asked lil leggs if she wanted to see it and she said she’ll rather wait until it comes out on DVD. Party pooper!

Lord Velonese (insert trendy Quote here)

October 7th, 2009
3:53 pm

It’s amazing being in management how some women throw themselves at you or try to take you to dinner to get out of work. Of course most people kiss-ass or brown nose to get out of work anyway, but my motto for that is you become my personal ish or you find having to do crap no one else wants to do, if you try it. But to keep on track I would never date someone at work I’d be too afraid a woman would pull the sex card in order to get me fired. Not Happening I refuse to be a CARD victim AKA Cheap money makers.

Kym

October 7th, 2009
3:53 pm

@For Real..that is a keeper. So the bible is too liberal..who knew?? Classic!!

Raqi

October 7th, 2009
3:53 pm

That’s good Infamous. You are going to really enjoy it that even better because it is something that you liked as a kid and now your son likes it and you two get share the first animated film together.

czBrat

October 7th, 2009
3:54 pm

LOL @ Professor “blog par-tay”. I’m in!!

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
3:55 pm

I been reading the current issue of forbes magzne,featuring americas 400 richest pple,billionares.Readng some of their lil stories can give u lots of inspiration about what u can do and ur potential,esp if u hustling to make it.

One billionare was homeless and lived in his car for a period,whilst wrking,another lost his dad at 7 thru leukemia but wrked so hard so that his wife and kids wldnt have to go thru same if he died the same way.
A lot started their bizz with less than $10,000.00 but built up on that.

I bet we got future billionaires in here and we dont know that.

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
3:56 pm

@Cee ~ that would be a nice thing to do. Go for it!

Raqi

October 7th, 2009
3:57 pm

Leggs Chick-fil-A is one sandwich that I really wish I could eat. Two of my friends love them and every time we are out they will get one. They are the best looking chicken sandwiches that any fastfood establishment makes IMO. Looks very tasty.

I said one day I am going to buy one and get my EpiPen and inject myself after every bite just to see if they taste as good as they look.

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
3:59 pm

@Raqi, I hadn’t had one in a blue moon, but when I opened that bun and saw the crispiness of the chicken, I knew it would be good. I really enjoyed that sandwich last night.

Not to change the topic, but fellows would you be interested in watching this and if so, would be concerned about all the grass burns (LOL).:arrow: http://www.urbandaddy.com/articles/print/7408#ixzz0THTtSECE

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
4:02 pm

@ Leggs – I have to travel into the city so i’m sure i’ll be able to hand it over…

Glad you got your treat, and feel better now…you were a lil worn yesturday too…get back to your jokes….miss that.

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
4:04 pm

I bet we got future billionaires in here and we dont know that.

okay!

czBrat

October 7th, 2009
4:05 pm

You’re so right, Melo. And I’d have my first $billion$ already if I just get off my lazy *#% and patent/build my spec. Sometimes I think I’m actually afraid of success. Afraid to live a life so different from what I’ve always known.

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
4:06 pm

Okay, Raqi, there goes my invite….thank you very much (3:53). Too funny!

Professor

October 7th, 2009
4:08 pm

Melo have you read the millionaires next door?

SexyCool

October 7th, 2009
4:08 pm

He holds my face between the palms of his hands and looks into my eyes and tells me I am beautiful.

He wraps me in his arms and plants kisses along the nape of my neck, down my shoulders and whispers to himself, “How did I get so lucky?”

He tells me that he is excited about ‘the possibilities.’

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
4:09 pm

Indeed Cee, some “funk” tried to suffocate me, but I fought against it. It took a while to beat it away from me, but I didn’t go to bed with it surrounding me so that’s a good thing.

A few others have asked about my corny jokes. I’ll see what I can do.

Professor

October 7th, 2009
4:10 pm

@cz I hear you, but I am not afraid to live a different type of life…every now and then I get a small morsel and it leaves me yearning for more. Don’t get me wrong I am Blessed and grateful for what I have, but I know there is more out there.

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
4:12 pm

No i havent read that one Proff

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
4:13 pm

…and whispers to himself, “How did I get so lucky?” Wonderful words to hear!

Raqi

October 7th, 2009
4:15 pm

Leggs on of my friends is pausing and she was telling me about the crazy hormones that she deals with. She said her sister who has already pushed pass pause still experience that “funk” around the times she normally would have had PMS. I think she is just one year pass.

Could not be your case? Or is it just a Blue-funk you were going thru. I sometimes get that blue-funk on Mondays and it lingers almost the entire week.

My mom used to say…nevermind. Forget what she used to say. It was true sometimes when she said it to me but that is probably not your situation.

I am just glad to hear it has passed.

Cemeeli

October 7th, 2009
4:17 pm

They were dry and corny…but funny in a “dry” kinda way :) .

I’m spending my evening here so…find one pls…

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
4:17 pm

czBrat

Sometimes I think I’m actually afraid of success

afraid of leaving ur comfort zone..i have that too..

I got a million bizz plans but i cant seem to pull the trigger.

Raqi

October 7th, 2009
4:19 pm

Wonderful words to hear!

Let’s not even start talking about that.

SexyCool is gone get set over in the far corner. She just throws that stuff out there like water. She makes you hunger all over again while you are taking that last bite of a seven course meal. :smile:

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
4:20 pm

Raqi/Scool,plz stop it….

im feeling like a cocaine addict,trying hard not to jump in and take a sniff. :lol:

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
4:21 pm

Looking back and being honest w/self I would say it was hormonal. Even at the meet yesterday I was ticked at anyone who was standing next to me. I tried to isolate myself by having my own private clapping section, but wasn’t successful. I was a little mean spirited in that I didn’t holler “RUN HER DOWN, YOU BETTER RUN HER DOWN” to any one on the team except lil leggs. I’m back to my ole cheerful self. (Let me mark my calender to see what happens next month!)

SexyCool

October 7th, 2009
4:22 pm

I went into the kitchen to pour him a rum and coke. He came up behind me and put his arms around my waist and started pulling on my ear lobes with his soft lips.

I lay down on top of him on the couch and put my head on his chest and listened to his heart beating.

He said to me that he wants to make me happy.

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
4:23 pm

Haa haa haaa, I have a dry sense of humor so most of them actually made me LOL.

Melodramatizulu

October 7th, 2009
4:25 pm

(Let me mark my calender to see what happens next month!)

MENOPAUSE MENOPAUSE MENOPAUSE MENOPAUSE MENOPAUSE

affectionately known as “men,oh,pause”

Leggs

October 7th, 2009
4:28 pm

10 Ways to Know If You Have PMS (I saw this and thought of me) #6 fit me yesterday.

1. Everyone around you has an attitude problem.

2. You’re adding chocolate chips to your cheese omelette.

3. The dryer has shrunk every last pair of your jeans.

4. Your husband is suddenly agreeing to everything you say.

5. You are using your cellular phone to dial up every bumpersticker that says, “How’s my driving- call 1-800-***-****.

6. Everyone’s head looks like an invitation to batting practice.

7. You’re convinced there’s a God and he’s male.

8. You’re counting down the days until menopause.

9. You’re sure that everyone is scheming to drive you crazy.

10. The ibuprofen bottle is empty and you bought it yesterday.