10 Potential Pitfalls of an Office Romance There are perks to finding love on the job, but here we list some drawbacks. By Jada A. Graves Feb. 13, 2014 Comments SHARE Beware the consequences. Next » 1 of 12 (iStockPhoto) Before you fall for your co-worker, consider the problems you might face. For instance … Next: 1. People will gossip.