Is Discussing My Girlfriend’s Work Too Personal?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about discussing an outside business within one’s workplace:

I was wondering if talking about your significant other to co-workers is crossing the line. For instance I was talking about my girlfriend and how amazing she is at photography. She has her own business and really does a great job! She is creative, talented, and her artistic vision is amazing. I spoke all of this to a co-worker (of the opposite sex) and the co-worker asked for a business card or way to see the photography. I handed over a card, thinking nothing was wrong with it. Did I cross the line of professional and personal? (note I work for a university, nothing in conflict of business).

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