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

8. Even if you’re having a tough time after the breakup, do your best to act cheerful at work.

“If your coworkers act like they’re walking on eggshells around you, that just makes it even worse,” said one reader. Putting on a happy face is probably best, to keep people from worrying about you. And if you say, “Please introduce me if you know any eligible guys,” you might have a chance at a new relationship.