It is likely that your HR department has forbidden office romances. Here's a way to get around those anal-retentive MBA rejects: if it's not in the office, it's not an office romance. If you want to examine more of a co-worker than just their expense reports, just take it to the parking lot. Be sure to pack a lunch if you go this route though. It will be tough to fit in a trip to Panera Bread and a quickie during your 40-minute lunch hour.