Office Christmas Parties Will Reveal Workplace Affairs

Ruth Houston

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If you think your husband or boyfriend is romantically involved with someone at work, go to the office Christmas party with him this year to find out if what you suspect is true. Office Christmas parties have a way of exposing workplace affairs

The workplace ties with the internet as being the #1 place for cheaters of both sexes to find willing partners with whom to have an affair. In one recent study 73 percent of men and 42 percent of women who had extramarital affairs met their partner at work.

So if you think he could be cheating on you with a co-worker, don’t pass up this opportunity to either confirm your suspicions or set your mind at ease.

Watch Him Interact

A company-sponsored social event like the annual Christmas party gives you a rare chance to observe your husband or boyfriend interact in a social setting with the females on his job. Keep your eyes and ears open, and if he is having a workplace affair, you can even find out which one is likely to be his lover.

At the office Christmas party, Dawn finally got a chance to meet Estelle, the receptionist her husband Brian was always talking talked about. Dawn was greatly relieved to find that Estelle was a vivacious little gray-haired lady who worked part-time at the firm, and was old enough to be Brian’s mother.

At Richard’s office party, Ashlee noticed that one of his female co-workers kept glancing in their direction. Kelly, the woman in question was openly hostile towards Ashlee when they were finally introduced. On one occasion when Ashlee came back from the ladies room, she found Richard and Kelly in a corner of the room having in a heated discussion, which they abruptly broke off when Ashlee reappeared. By asking a few discreet questions and comparing the answers with what she already knew, Ashlee was able to confirm that Richard and Kelly were indeed having an affair.

What to Look For

You’ll know by the way he behaves in her presence or by how she acts around him. Their body language and behavior around each other will give them away, even in little ways. But knowing what to look for is the key.

To help you out if you’re unsure of what exactly what to look for, there’s a free tip sheet entitled “What to Look for at the Office Christmas Party if you Suspect a Workplace Affair” You can get a copy by e-mailing with “What to look for” in the subject line. Some of the tips are taken directly from Chapter 26 ( His Behavior Around other Women ) of Is He Cheating on You? – 829 Telltale Signs, which lists practically every known sign of infidelity, including the subtle signs most people overlook. The signs are conveniently grouped into 21 different categories so one can easily find the signs that apply to one’s relationship or mate.

Also for Men with Cheating Mates

Although the tip sheet was written for women, men who suspect their wives or girlfriends of having a workplace affair will also find the information very useful. A survey by New Woman magazine found that 57% of the cheating wives employed outside of the home met their lover at work.

Another Reason to Attend with Your Mate

Even if you don’t suspect a workplace affair, there’s another very important reason to attend the office Christmas party with your spouse or significant other. Office Christmas parties can be breeding grounds for workplace infidelity and extramarital affairs. Many employees view the office Christmas party as a time to let loose. With alcohol flowing freely, an estimated 54% of office partygoers will be caught in amorous situations with co-workers. A number of these Christmas party flirtations will escalate into full-fledged workplace affairs.

One private investigation firm found that an affair with a co-worker is more likely to start at the annual holiday party than at any other time of the year. By attending the office Christmas party with your spouse or significant other, you can safeguard your marriage or relationship by keeping a workplace infatuation from blossoming into a full-blown affair.

About Ruth Houston:

Infidelity expert, Ruth Houston is the founder of and the author of Is He Cheating on You? – 829 Telltale Signs which documents practically every known sign of infidelity. Ruth has been quoted in the New York Times, the New York Post, Cosmopolitan, Newsday, the Toronto Sun , the Chicago Tribune, iVillage, MSN Lifestyle, Netscape Love LavaLife, and numerous other print and online media. Ruth has been a guest on The Today Show, Good Day New York, 1010WINS, Telemundo, TalkAmerica, BBC, CBC and over 270 radio and TV talk shows worldwide. Visit for more information on cheating men, signs of infidelity and workplace affairs. For a FREE copy of the tip sheet, What to Look for at the Office Christmas Party if you Suspect a Workplace Affair, ” e-mail with “what to look for - ez" in the subject line.


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