5 Ironclad Defenses Against an Adulterous Co-Worker

4. Don’t entertain dirty jokes.

“I’ve learned that men with ulterior motives will test women by telling dirty jokes and see how they react to the jokes. I just ignore them,” an observant young woman in her 20s describes. Setting aside the fact that he’s a fool to harass you sexually, if he throws an inappropriate joke at you, it’s always best to ignore it. If you get offended or become bashful, you’ll only pour oil into his fire. Make it obvious that you don’t appreciate his vulgar remarks.