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AIBU to want to quit because of crush on female boss?

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legalbeagle86 Fri 16-Oct-15 21:25:09

confusedconfusedconfused Also female!

CantSleepClownsWillEatMe Fri 16-Oct-15 21:27:21

Well you could probably give a bit more info but I'm gonna go out on a limb and suggest jacking in your job would be extreme smile

AnemonesCloser Fri 16-Oct-15 21:27:31

Are you gay? And single?

Is she?

How long have you worked there? How much do you love your job?

HPsauciness Fri 16-Oct-15 21:28:45

It is quite normal to have a crush on your boss.

Is the fact she is a woman really bothering you? Is this something you didn't know about yourself. I wouldn't worry, there are lots of attractive people out there, including this woman, and unless it is truly messing up your work, I can't think why you would want to quit.

Having crushes definitely passes the time away at work, that's for sure.

HerrenaHarridan Fri 16-Oct-15 21:28:58

Are you both single?

HPsauciness Fri 16-Oct-15 21:29:31

And remember, no-one can see inside someone else's head thank god

legalbeagle86 Fri 16-Oct-15 21:30:10

It wouldn't be a case of 'jacking in', more of a 'find a new'!

A bit reluctant to be more specific. But close proximity is difficult, 100% sure the feeling isn't mutual but it's still distracting from my point of view.

legalbeagle86 Fri 16-Oct-15 21:31:12

Love job a lot. Haven't been there long. Neither one single.

mangocoveredlamb Fri 16-Oct-15 21:31:14

I imagine it will pass!

FindoGask Fri 16-Oct-15 21:39:14

This happened to me in a previous job but with a colleague, not boss. I've never had a real crush on someone of my own gender before and I'm very happily married. Anyway it fizzled out of its own accord once I got to know her better (that sounds awful, I just mean I was a bit in awe of her initially, which dissipated with familiarity), no drama necessary. Hang in there, you'll be grand.

FindoGask Fri 16-Oct-15 21:41:02

PS I'm fairly sure she knew something was up, as I would blush furiously whenever I had to talk to her for longer than 30 seconds!

legalbeagle86 Fri 16-Oct-15 21:42:23

The weird thing is I've never been a crush sort of person, it's never really happened before (sounds strange, I know!) which is why it's so confusing. I am rather sure if she knew she would belt me across the chops, and not in a kinky way. Not sure if I can stick it out.

FindoGask Fri 16-Oct-15 21:46:47

"am rather sure if she knew she would belt me across the chops"

Wow, she sounds a catch!

People can't help how they feel. I didn't want my crush to find out either but only because I didn't want to make her feel awkward or uncomfortable. I think that's the worst case scenario for most reasonable people.

legalbeagle86 Fri 16-Oct-15 21:49:27

Same, I'd hate for her to feel uncomfortable because of me, especially as it's definitely unintentional.

I think the belting round the chops sort of attitude is why I like her! she can belt me any time she likes blush

Waltermittythesequel Fri 16-Oct-15 21:52:14

Are you gay?

Waltermittythesequel Fri 16-Oct-15 21:52:48

Sorry! Posted too soon.

Is this bad because you've never been attracted to a woman or bad because she's your boss?

legalbeagle86 Fri 16-Oct-15 21:58:59

I am gay but I haven't been actively attracted to anyone in years (sounds a little strange, I know) so it's partially because I am surprised I'm attracted to someone other than my partner and also because she is my boss who is married (not sure if happily, assuming so) with a few kids. She knows my sexuality and has never been bothered by it, I'd even go as far to say she is borderline affectionate. I don't consider this to be instigating anything, if anything it just makes me uncomfortable!

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