There comes a day in your life where you have to separate work from home. It is not unheard of to have a loving friendship with coworkers. Keep in mind you spend most of your day with these people so eventually you will find the need to confide in an individual who is willing to listen and who shows empathy and compassion. You might discuss situations at home or situations at work, whether it be good or bad. But how trusting can you be that whoever you confide in will use that information against you in order to advance professionally? Especially if you are in an extremely competitive job.
To be continued.