Accused by Manager of Having Affair With the Boss

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about of an affair with the boss: We are smoking buddies and are always together during the break time.

I have a very good relationship with my boss. We are smoking buddies and are always together during the break time. Other than that we have no additional relationship between us.A week ago my manager accused me of having an affair with my boss. She asked me about us in a very offensive way and she sounded like she was sure I would admit that our relationship is beyond an employer and employee relationship. I’m now having a very hard time coping with her accusation. I feel very offended and I now realize that my coworkers are talking behind my back. What should I do?

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