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Ethics at work. What ethics is one expected to adopt when working with or is involved with a promiscous woman?

Your co-worker is infatuated with a woman whom you know to be promiscuous. Since this co-worker is also a close friend, you are concerned about his/her welfare. You are terrified that this friend could contract a social disease, based on what you know about the object of his affections. How do you handle this dilemma in an ethical manner?

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Certain themes are to be singled out in order to tackle your question: infatuation, love, promiscuity, friendship, health welfare, responsibility and ethics. You said your friend is infatuated. The problem is that infatuation is very different from true love and affection. Infatuation is the situation of being carried away by passion without having a good control or the ability to reason well. And the objects of infatuation are normally mere physical beauty and attraction, material well being, good social position etc. Things that are really somehow irrelevant where true love is concerned. In such a situation one is always obsessed by the object of his infatuation.
True love on the other hand is based on valuable emotions and sentiments. The objects of true love are normally based on the true worth of the person loved, and the aspects of that person qualities. Such sentiments go beyond physical attraction and material aspects of life. Love embraces the loved one to the core of his/her personality. If what your friend feels is a mere obsession of passion then he should look out for the red light signal.
Coming to promiscuity and health, we can say that promiscuity is the act of being involved with many partners at a time, incapability of keeping a steady and faithful relationship. Promiscuity is normal in many animal ...

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The problem is that infatuation is very different from true love and affection. Infatuation is the situation of being carried away by passion without having a good control or the ability to reason well. And the objects of infatuation are normally mere physical beauty and attraction, material well being, good social position etc. Things that are really somehow irrelevant where true love is concerned. In such a situation one is always obsessed by the object of his infatuation.
True love on the other hand is based on valuable emotions and sentiments. The objects of true love are normally based on the true worth of the person loved, and the aspects of that person qualities. Such sentiments go beyond physical attraction and material aspects of life. Love embraces the loved one to the core of his/her personality.

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