Office Drama: AITA For Telling a Coworker to Be Cautious With A Married Colleague?

People working in an office.
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Office romances can be tricky and this AITA post delves into the complexities of navigating relationships in a professional setting. What starts off as an innocent friendship between a married male coworker and a younger female coworker turns into gossip and speculation. As a concerned coworker, our protagonist takes it upon herself to share her thoughts with the younger coworker.

However, things don't go as planned and tensions rise. Was she right to speak up or did she overstep her boundaries? Read on to find out the verdict.

Is this office romance crossing a line? 🤔

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👀 Office gossip alert: lunch dates with married colleague 🤔

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🤔 Coworkers speculate about married colleague's lunch dates with Jenny.

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Navigating workplace relationships: Setting boundaries without being rude. 🤝

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How to handle office rumors without offending your colleagues 🤔

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Navigating office politics: offering advice or overstepping boundaries?

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👀 Office Romance: Crossing the Line?

Office romances are not uncommon, but what happens when a married colleague becomes too close to a single coworker? A concerned coworker tries to warn the young colleague to be cautious, but her advice backfires. Read on to find out if the concerned coworker is in the wrong or if the young colleague is crossing a line.

Don't poke your nose where it doesn't belong, YTA.

Sputtrosa | Sputtrosa

Commenter accuses OP of systemic sexism in the workplace. Yikes. YTA 💼👎

tinyahjumma | tinyahjumma

Office gossip gone wrong. YTA for intervening in their friendship.

PhoenixRosehere | PhoenixRosehere

Accusations and rumors lead to YTA verdict, ESH in drama.

SSTrihan | SSTrihan

Commenter is called out for blaming Jenny. Awkward silence ensues. 😬

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Commenter calls out the office gossip culture and advises supporting friends❤️

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Commenter calls out sexism and assumptions in coworker's behavior.

Waiting_for_Spring | Waiting_for_Spring

Don't let rumors ruin friendships. YTA for feeding gossip 👎

FerventApathy | FerventApathy

Is it sexist to single out the younger colleague? 🤔

Striking_Description | Striking_Description

Nipping office gossip in the bud! 🤫👀 NTA for warning Jenny.

Sk111W | Sk111W

NTA for giving a tactful heads-up to coworker about gossip.

YoteViking | YoteViking

Navigating office politics and relationships is tricky, but OP's warning to Jenny was warranted 👍

redditor3354 | redditor3354

Op warned coworker of gossip, not judging. NTA. 💼🤐

MysticalTurnip | MysticalTurnip

Spilling the tea ☕️: OP is NTA for warning coworker

Chanmillerusa | Chanmillerusa

Single people can be friends with married people. Don't judge.

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Coworker's extended lunch breaks with married colleague raise eyebrows 😒

chicharrones_yum | chicharrones_yum

Warning a coworker about office gossip: A soft YTA.

lokilorde | lokilorde

Mind your own business 🤐

Because_ThereAreNo4s | Because_ThereAreNo4s

NTA for warning coworker about married colleague, intentions matter. 👍

kraken-Lurking | kraken-Lurking

Defending against office affair accusations. 🤨

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When a lunch break becomes a luxury 😒

dev-246 | dev-246

Office drama escalates, coworker calls out YTA's unprofessionalism 🤨

Taleya | Taleya

Keeping reputations intact: 👍 NTA advises coworker on married colleague.

Chasman1965 | Chasman1965

Jenny's career could be at risk due to office gossip 💼

NedStarkRavingMad | NedStarkRavingMad

Mind your own business 🙄 - Commenter called out for giving unsolicited advice

Novadreams22 | Novadreams22

Calling out office gossip: YTA and colleagues should mind own business 💼🤐

Borgteddy | Borgteddy

Controversial opinion: Can men and women really be just friends? 🤔

Knightseason | Knightseason

Being concerned about a married coworker: YTA or NAH? 🤔

Chortney | Chortney

When friends become more, should you still interject? 😕

Bjerrecraft20 | Bjerrecraft20

Don't be a drama queen! 😒

Theterriers | Theterriers

Mind your own business 🤫

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Honesty is key, NTA. 🤝

FranceBrun | FranceBrun

Don't be a part of office gossip. Shut it down. 🤐

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Mind your own business 💼 YTA gets called out.

evelbug | evelbug

Giving a coworker a heads-up about office gossip 🗣️👀

OneTwoWee000 | OneTwoWee000

Defending platonic friendships in the workplace 🙌

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Being cautious with office friends. 🤔

craw_zaddy | craw_zaddy

Office gossip gone wrong: Commenter is TA for blaming Jenny.

rak1882 | rak1882

Empathetic response to coworker's warning regarding married colleague 💼❤️

sexyonamonday | sexyonamonday

Got called out! 🤭 YTA for being overprotective.

yonanano | yonanano

Trying to help a friend dodge office gossip 🗣️

artemis1860 | artemis1860

Standing up for what's right 💪

Opus-the-Penguin | Opus-the-Penguin

Jenny may face the consequences of the affair, not Dan. 😕

JanuarySoCold | JanuarySoCold

Informative NTA comment helps coworker avoid office scandal. 👍

Link00T | Link00T

You did the right thing 👍

lavender-and-sweetpe | lavender-and-sweetpe

Being honest with a coworker about rumors is the right thing 👍

Trip4Life | Trip4Life

Gossiping in the office? 🤔 YTA gets called out.

DullGrocery2218 | DullGrocery2218

Commenter disagrees, says it's none of OP's business 👀

Cute_Musician_3374 | Cute_Musician_3374

Comment shut down with a clap back 👏🏼

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Commenter called out for playing moral police in workplace 💼

dillwilldoodledee | dillwilldoodledee

Mind your own business: AITA for telling coworker about colleague?

SueDohNymn | SueDohNymn

Don't be a busybody! 🙅‍♀️ Let people handle their own affairs.

AlphaQueen3 | AlphaQueen3

Speak up, don't gossip! 👍 NTA for confronting the source.

AundaRag | AundaRag