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How Your Work Spouse Could Be Helping and Hurting You

Work spouses are easy to spot. Think 30 Rock's Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy or Grey's Anatomy's Meredith Grey and Christina Yang. They're the colleagues who are always in each other's offices. You can spot them together on coffee runs and at lunch times. They share inside jokes and work assignments. Their codependency is possibly getting on the last nerve you have.

Before you roll your eyes too hard (or get defensive, if you have an office spouse), read this list and weigh the advantages and disadvantages of this close working relationship:

By Jada A. Graves | U.S.News & World Report LP