The men are producers on Babestation, and so they’re not just shooting the breeze here. Broadcast live from the studios below, Babestation is the UK’s best-known TV sex line, the premium-rate phone-in show where models in various states of undress invite late-night viewers to call in or text them. Occasionally, they actually get a girl calling in, and this is always good for business. ” flashes up on screen and viewers are encouraged to eavesdrop on the conversation, at the rate of £1.50 per minute. Though the girls go topless, mime masturbation and generally jiggle about for all they’re worth, Ofcom rules state they must always wear a thong.
The producers discuss which girls are fielding the most calls, and how they might persuade the 95 per cent of the men who, at any one time, are watching but not dialling their phone. (Furthermore no girl can thrust her crotch at the camera “for more than five unbroken seconds”.) But Babestation has come up with a novel way to circumnavigate this.
This is absolutely not your fault — you should be able to make a nice gesture without someone interpreting it as anything other than that (especially when the someone is both married and above you in the office hierarchy) — but it sounds like that may be what happened.
It’s also possible that this isn’t the case at all and that he didn’t intend for his texts to come across as anything other than platonic friendliness.
I had a doctor come up to me a few weeks ago and tell me that he wanted me to run his clinic while his regular person is gone on maternity leave. I thought this was innocent until he started texting me that night asking about what I did for fun, telling me he owed me a beer, and then said me that since another boss had eaten his cupcake (off of his desk), I “owed him a goodie…next Wednesday sounds good, you know where to find me.” My husband and I were very offended by this text.
Successful enterprise Dev Ops transformations share several common characteristics, strategies and techniques which enable an organization to break down the transformation into smaller, achievable steps.But my husband is getting deployed soon and the last thing I want is to worry about a doctor flirting and texting me.I know you meant it entirely innocently when you called him outside of work to tell him that you’d left him a cupcake, but it sounds like he might have taken that as license to start a more personal relationship with you.But if he doesn’t, then you need to tell him directly that you prefer to maintain professional boundaries with coworkers.And at that point, as a preemptive measure in case he doesn’t take that well, you also need to tell your manager about what’s going on.