"Save it for your family or friends outside work." Talking about the relationship can be distracting or make colleagues feel uncomfortable, so don't do it.
"What will be your plan 'B' if the heat is on from a supervisor, from gossip, or if things go awry? "You may have the burden of overcompensating with professionalism and keeping an artificial distance, which can be an awkward strain," says Taylor.
But try your hardest not to let your disagreements with your partner affect the decisions you make or how your treat others at work.
It's unfair and unethical to give your significant other's work more attention and to make decisions that ultimately benefit them.
"Better to overcompensate than to constantly test the limits of workplace etiquette while hoping for the best." Focus on work and do your job — especially if you want to mitigate gossip.
"No one wants to hear about how deeply you're in love with each other or where you went last weekend or the fight you had in the car this morning," she explains.