Fast Company

This Is What Flirting With Your Office Crush Is Really Like

It's hard to be smooth when you're talking about Excel.

The workplace romance might be the most high-pressure coupling scenario the human race has ever devised. The sneaking around, the legal ramifications, the constant close proximity, the limited topics of conversation ("This printer, amirite?!") — these mitigating factors only magnify the bumbling awkwardness that already plagues romantic encounters.

You may think you've mastered these hurdles and figured out how to court a coworker, but a new sketch from Fast Company shows what you really sound like when you flirt with your office crush:

Key takeaway: The words "sex hair" should never, ever be uttered within 10 feet of a cubicle. Unless you're this couple.