Singers Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton became a couple after coaching together on NBC's .
The couple will soon celebrate their 12th anniversary.
Make a point to familiarize yourself with any written policies your company's human resources department might have on file.
"Be very clear about what you're putting at risk," advises Kimberly Yorio, coauthor of .
"Many organizations have no-fraternization policies. You could be fired on the spot if found out, and in this job market, that guy may not be worth the risk.
Also, be leery of dating a superior, as that can put a major strain on both parties and the boss's direct reports.