1.) When you spy them from across the office for the very first time
2.) You attempt, subtly, to find out their name and what they actually do there
3.) You start making an obscene amount of effort with your appearance every morning, even though you already have to get up at 6am to get to work on time
4.) You try (and fail) to catch their attention from across the room
5.) But confronted with the possibility of having to actually interact with them, you panic
6.) So you resort to Googling them instead
7.) And arrange a conference with your friends to discuss everything you've discovered
8.) Then one day you bump into them in the corridor and they smile...
9.) You find their contributions to team meetings endlessly fascinating
10.) When they're out of the office, work becomes infinitely less interesting
11.) Then when they're back you have to try to conceal how pleased you are to see them
12.) You prepare for their potential appearance at a work night out like this
13.) And decide to finally make your move...
14.) But success! They begin to acknowledge you in the office!
15.) When they reveal details about their life, you have to pretend that you haven't already read it on their Facebook page
16.) You may start to read too much into their actions
17.) When you see a member of the opposite (or same, according to preference) sex talking to them in the staff kitchen
18.) This person now becomes your sworn rival, whom you will never include in the tea round again
19.) You begin to worry you might not be as subtle in your attentions as you'd hoped
20.) Then one day they casually mention that they're seeing someone
21.) And you have to hide your disappointment
22.) Now seeing them in the office makes you feel like this
23.) You get irrationally angry at the unfairness of it all
24.) And decide to give up on love forever
25.) But wait! Who's that new guy/girl...?