My Business Partners Are Having An Affair

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about an affair by business partners: What should we do?

My husband and I are business partners with two other people. One, is a recently married man, I’ll call MM, and the other a single woman I’ll call SW. We’ve had trouble with SW’s job performance and have been doing what we can to help her improve, which is a lot. Her performance is so poor that we would have gotten rid of her had we not liked her so much. Several weeks ago it became apparent that SW & MM were having an affair. We didn’t say anything at first, but I did confront MM with it and he refused to speak at all. He just smiled.

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