9 Ways to Avoid Sloppy Fights After Breaking Up with a Coworker

4. Don’t talk to your other coworkers about your ex-boyfriend’s faults.

“Rumors spread rapidly in the workplace, so there’s no telling when this kind of thing will reach the guy,” said one reader. Even if you want to complain about the guy, it’s probably best to avoid doing that at work. If you got dumped, you’re probably better off talking about what a great guy he is. Sharing the constancy of your feelings might even earn you a second chance with him at some point.