Acknowledge your feelings
Before you can get over your crush, you must acknowledge your feelings for them. This might seem easy, but it’s important, to be honest with yourself before you can move on. Once you’ve identified that you do have feelings for your coworker, it’s time to take stock of why you have a crush on them. Do they make you laugh? Do they make you feel valued? It’s important to remember the qualities that drew you to them in the first place as you begin to work on getting over your crush.
Don’t act on your feelings
Try to keep things platonic with this person at work. If you act on your feelings, it could make things awkward at work and affect your job. If you find that you can’t get over your crush, it may be best to talk to a therapist or counselor who can help you manage these feelings. You may also want to tell a trusted friend or family member about your feelings so you can talk about them openly.
Avoid spending too much time around them
Give yourself some time and space to get over your crush. If you find that you can’t help but stare at your coworker or you’re always accidentally ‘bumping’ into them, it might be best to try and avoid spending too much time around them. Try and take Lunch at different times or work on different floors; if you can’t avoid them altogether, try and keep the conversation light and work focused.
Talk to a trusted friend or family member about your feelings
When you have a crush on a coworker, it can be not easy to control your feelings and keep things professional. You may find yourself daydreaming about the person or going out of your way to interact with them.
If you’re struggling to get over a crush on a coworker, one of the best things you can do is talk to a trusted friend or family member about your feelings. This can help you get those feelings out and start processing them. You may also find it helpful to keep a journal where you can write down your thoughts and feelings about the situation.
It’s also important to focus on other aspects of your life and build positive relationships outside work. Spend time with friends and loved ones, Pursue hobbies and interests, and make an effort to connect with people who make you feel good about yourself. This can help take the focus off your crush and make it easier to move on.
Distract yourself with other activities
If you always think about your crush, it’s important to distract yourself from other activities. Try to fill your free time with things you enjoy that take your mind off your crush. For example, you could read a book, run, or spend time with friends. Additionally, try to keep yourself busy at work so you don’t have time to think about your crush. For example, you could volunteer for new assignments or projects.