ever.” Sometimes it’s sarcastic and other times it’s extremely serious.In fact, in some circles this is held up as “The Pence Rule” – after Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to be alone with any woman who isn’t his wife. well, frankly, a giant pile of bullshit on multiple levels.
They may lack the socialization to realize that there’s a line.
Just as importantly, however, is the effect that this can have on a professional level.
The aphorism “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is a cliche for a reason and that’s never more true than when we’re talking about jobs and careers.
After all, many business decisions aren’t made around the conference table so much as the dining room table.
Trying to avoid being That Guy by simply never interacting with women on your own means cutting off women’s professional development in the name of “protecting” them.
In this outlook, men’s sexual self-control held in check by only the thinnest of margins.