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I Am A Survivor Of Workplace Bullying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 158 People

    Federal Dinosaurs Make Work He77....

    I worked at OPM for 6 yrs, I felt so blessed to get that job. Unfortunately there were 2 women there who thought it was their agency and they made my life a living he'll. They had been there since before the buildings dirt had been broken to start building and if they didn't like...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    I don't like some people in my workplace.

    But I keep on telling myself, I m here for money, nothing else is important. Then I can ignore the rest.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12, 2014

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    It is evident that workplace bullying is a real

    practice in the United States. In free-work states like Arizona or Florida, employers exploit employees and keep them under constant pressure and mental stress making them resign. As a bullied ex-employee I can surrender testimony of such dishonest practice that attempts against...
    augmart2 augmart2 31-35, M Sep 15, 2014

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    My boss tells me what to do all of the time

    and threatens not to pay me if I don't comply. I hate that guy so much.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    Really? What A Shock My Supervisor Doesn'T Care

    Her Consistent Answer... "I Don't Care" Bullying in the Workplace 
At work as a leader over the years, I worked hard to help the supervisors I lead learn how to show their staff that each is important and that we care as humans about their well being and growth first, and...
    Luvistheword Luvistheword 46-50, F May 8, 2013

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    Surviving The Aftermath

    I've work at a university in N.Y and have been a victim of a verbal and emotionally abusive boss. Typically, she controlled me to the point that I feared disappointing her. She prevented me from socializing with my co-workers and overtly barred me from participating In any...
    SurvivorsGuilt SurvivorsGuilt 46-50 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    KatieKite KatieKite 41-45 2 Responses Apr 13

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    19 Months Of Intense Bullying & She Finally Got Fired!

    I worked for a national organization in one of their 100+ branch offices for about a year and a half. My manager was an incompetent, immature, cruel and vindictive bully. No one was exempt from her unique form of overt harassment, but some got it worse than others, I was only in...
    LaneyAnderson LaneyAnderson 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    I Was "chest Butted" By My 72 Year Old Co-worker - Wtf?!

    SO HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN SAY THEY WERE "CHEST BUTTED" BY A 72 YR OLD GRANDMOTHER = I CAN! HAHA Quick backgound - started new job working for a fire and water restoration company - needed two people in office to handle work load. The Office Manager was a 72 year old lady...
    bout2break bout2break 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    My supervisor was a ****.

    I was part-time at a busy retail store based near my college. I was doing minimal hours - occasionally 16 hours a week. The pay was poor, but it got me by. My supervisor, let's call him Shaun, would occasionally call me useless, criticise my work and would give me the most...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M Sep 16, 2014

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    Sociopath

    Well since I created this group I may as well write just a little of what happened in my former workplace. Just warning never work for a charitable organisation, they will just chew you up and spit you out, they are often relying on that brand to excuse them of appalling...
    hhue hhue 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    Workplace Bullying

    In my experience, WorkSafeBC provides little comfort when investigating Workplace Bullying claims. One of the investigator stated that, "If we can't control bullying in our workplace how do you think we can do anything about your wife's?" Needless to say I asked him to be removed...
    ali770 ali770 31-35 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    I like to bully people

    for fun. XD #shewantstheD
    SHAQUAREEE SHAQUAREEE 22-25 May 20, 2014

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    For twenty years I had been supported

    and appreciated at work and received the highest evaluations. A new central administration then came in whose supervisors faulted my work at every turn, while praising and extolling the virtues of their new hires right off the street. Other long-term employees got similar...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox 56-60, M Mar 6, 2014

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    Jealousy Is Dangerous

    I have two colleagues who are very jealous of me. The have been after me for he past couple of months trying to figure out my vulnerabilities. Despite their efforts, I remain my friendly, happy self. So they were being friendly with me and I have been with them. Keep your...
    GuavaberryKisses GuavaberryKisses 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    There is cavort ism in my office
    pinky221157 pinky221157 56-60, F Mar 31

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    I have been in my job for 29!years and now my boss wants to change my working hours just 11 weeks before I leave for good on an exit scheme.
    pinky221157 pinky221157 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Family punching bag. Outcast. That is what I've been my whole life. My mother abandoned me when I was 2. My father took responsibility yet left me with my grandparents for a couple...
    H3Rm1t H3Rm1t 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Are bullies created or are they born that way? You have a funny face, why don't you look like me? No matter how you try to put bullying behind you, a question from a 4 year old...
    Cherridarling Cherridarling 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I experienced quite a lot of bullying when I was younger. Bullying someone is a horrible act, whether it be physical or mental bullying. For many people the torment of the bullying...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    bullying in the schools is a sad ordeal but whats even sadder is nobody realizes that we ourselves are bullies everyday with our judgemental opinions and and we say them infront of...
    broken0315 broken0315 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Walking my children home from school one day I was shocked to find a group of 3 girls and 1 guy tormenting another boy. At first I thought they were just being loud like most...
    lozzenbee lozzenbee 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Born again.. From the abyss of darkness rising like a phoenix to burn my passages throughout the sky anew. That's how some feel after there failed attempt at ending it. In truth it...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I have been bullied in my childhood .( People call me names/ phisicaly) I think that bully's should have a bad punishment . I hate bullying. I pinch very hard for self defense
    banana1129 banana1129 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Nothing like picking on people that can't see you, touch you, or know your name. Cyber bullying is despicable and cowardly.
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M Apr 12

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    Okay guys, bullying is something worldwide that everyone does! yes whether you think so or not, you bully in some way! I was bully 6th-12th grade! it was not fun! I was bullied...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 13

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    me too when I was in the school I had the same problem with bullying in fact I remember the kids punched me luck me spit on my face even put names, after all this years I start to...
    forsa85 forsa85 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Bullying is something people go through everyday it's sad
    danlangley1997 danlangley1997 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been bullied for as long as I can remember because I am disabled. It took me forever to get accepted by my peers in elementary school. But then I moved on to middle school...
    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi everyone! I am a 15 year old blonde girl, who enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends. I am very social and have a lot of friends, but right now i find myself in a...
    Mia233 Mia233 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my sister got bullied and she became severely depressed and she started thinking about suicidal thoughts so I want to put an end to bullying so it doesn't happen to anyone else
    awsomeangel22 awsomeangel22 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was raped when I was 16 by a guy that was supposed to be my boyfriend at the time.he raped me 3 times,I was a virgin.I didn't know at first that it was rape,I thought that was...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I'm also a child abuse survivor this is the only thing destroying my heart my soul my life this pain of feeling someone used my weakness took my innocence and made me a destroyed...
    emmadarko emmadarko 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 30

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    I am always available to talk to anyone struggling with the same history. There is no right or wrong response. Pain manifests in ways that cause a reaction. Freeing the person...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have gone 5 years without self-harming myself. I seriously never thought this day would come. I never could see the light before but I'm so glad I held on and am so thankful for...
    crossheart crossheart 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    It is very easy to become an active member of the group. You can announce your desire to help female survivors here and you can be got in touch here or on your whiteboard or of...
    hasmita hasmita 61-65, M Apr 12

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    I have survived growing up being sexually molested by my uncle. I survived a marriage where I was a punching bag. I survived painful cancer surgery. I survived working two jobs to...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I'm survivor of lymphomea but now i have brain cancer and leukemia
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F Apr 16

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    When I was 15 I was in love with a boy who was two years older than me and he would always trick me into being at his house when his parents weren't home and well... he forced...
    Nevermore0412 Nevermore0412 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The battle with cancer takes more of you than you will every know.I am a survivor of Hodgkin lymphoma iam happy to say i won the war but in the long run the treatments did a whole...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I WAS JUST THINKING HOW GREAT IT IS BEING A CULT LEAD...ER REALITY DOESNT MATTER OTHER PEOPLES... OPINIONS WHO ARENT IN THE CULT DONT MATTER.... THE FACT THAT NORMAL PEOPLE FIND...
    notoveryetlololollol notoveryetlololollol 51-55 2 hrs ago

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    MMMMMMMM BIG BLACKCOCK UP MY ARSEHOLE..... OH UM YOURE EARLY CULTIES I MUST HONESTLY BE THE... DUMBEST FCK ON THE PLANET NONE OF THE STUPID CHILD..ISH SHT THAT I GET THE PEOPLE I...
    notoveryetlololollol notoveryetlololollol 51-55 1 hr ago

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    YES DENZEL YES SLAM YOUR BIG BLACKCOCK UP MY.... ARSEHOLE OH HI FOLLOWERS AH UM OK ALEGEDLY MY... ARCH NEMESIS HAS SAID THAT WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT... IT PEOPLE WHO ARE IN CULTS HAVE...
    notoveryetlololollol notoveryetlololollol 51-55 1 hr ago