Should I mix business with my sentimental partner?

One of the biggest upsides is trust. Business partners that are also romantic partners have already established trust within their relationship. The shared values and priorities that make a romantic relationship successful are also a great foundation for a successful business relationship, and this pre-existing connection means that businesses run by couples are less likely to go down in flames because of business partner betrayals, a story we’ve heard over and over again at

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Fuckup Nights is a global movement that helps people break free from the paradigms that limit their lives. Every month we organize events around the world where speakers share the stories behind their professional fuckups, using failure to encourage difficult, vulnerable, and meaningful conversations.

The stories of failed business, commercial relationships that ended sour, the products that had to be removed from the market. We tell everything without filters.