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I Am A Survivor Of Workplace Bullying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    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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    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 1 Response May 12

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    Under A Tyrannical Boss For Ten Years And Glad My Job Was Outsourced.

    Each morning I wake up the very first thought to pop into my head is Thank God, I no longer have to go to GB today. No more hateful boss. No more back stabbing peers - they were all nice people but management, managed their people by pitting everyone below them against each...
    Jan 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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

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    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 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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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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    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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    I like to bully people

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    This woman at work bullies me and no matter what I say or do, she doesn't stop it. I don't know how to deal with her anymore. She tells me what to do even though she's not my boss...
    Sunburst Sunburst 22-25 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I was bullied out of a job. I only had it for two weeks too. It was one of those annoying 'sales' jobs where the company you work for is outsourced to fundraise for charities and...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 13

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    Ugh had a work meeting just now. And a girl brought up how I made a med error really rudely. I feel like **** now. I'm only human I make mistakes.
    Divinelov3 Divinelov3 22-25 Jul 14

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    Was made fun of by the ******* in my office today. How can I not be depressed? Apart from people difficult to work with in my own team, I have been tolerating gossip targeting me...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    BULLYING AT WORK…….HOW OFTEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE? HOW MANY OF US SUFFER IN SILENCE JUST TO SAVE FACE? AFTER ALL WE ARE ADULTS,ALL GROWN UP NOW….. AND HOW DO YOU TELL...
    sirslilangel sirslilangel 41-45, F Jul 5

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    Dont feel to bad. Its not like you are the first person who tried to fvck with me only to have me turn around and destroy you. Youre a loser who cant stop people from bullying you...
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    My daughter is getting bullied and I will not stand for it!!! I have zero tolerance when it comes to bullying and I found out that my daughter is getting bullied by another girl...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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    Bullying is something that I hate very much. Its a subject that can have an un-expecting turnout. It shares different emotions, or physical pain, or hurt inside u. I am trying to...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have hated bullying my whole life. When I was 6, my inspirations told me what bullying can do to people. Unfortunately, some impulsive people in our world want power, and they're...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M a week ago

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    Bullying is a cowardly act committed only by weak individuals with insecurity issues. My heart goes out to anyone who has experienced bullying. It is not character building. It's...
    OceanicXs OceanicXs 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've been bullied for nine years straight starting at the age of six. People think that it's funny or just because the person was just playing that it's okay and the victim is...
    123peppy 123peppy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I definitely don't like bullying. I was bullied the first three years of high-school. The worst was junior year. A whole group of friends that I had turned on me because I stood up...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F a week ago

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    Why? Why does this exist? Human nature? Jealousy? Society standards? Yes, yes, and yes. Humans are bullied on a daily basis. Some take it harder then others, or some get abused...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Bullying goes way beyond highschool., try jobs, business worlds, i think the bullying gets worse as we age and people feel more threatened etc. Its a crazy world. Wish i could stop...
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was bullied in elementary and middle school. I was made fun of for numerous reasons. I can't stand bullying- when I see it I immediately come at their defense. Bullying is...
    PrincessAbigail89 PrincessAbigail89 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am using this site questions to record all incidents of workplace abuse as they happen and then I'll give this list to a lawyer. Please give any feedback about the detail I need...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F Jul 10

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    Im rent boy richard and I have been suffering workplace fudge packing. It happens when your stupid childish bullshite back fires on you and you end up taking it up the arse on an...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Been there, done that and regretted it. The workplace is such a restricted place and prone to gossip. You never really have privacy.
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F Jul 16

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    I love survivor it's super cool and I would love to go on survivor but I'm Canadian :(
    ngoodfellow1799 ngoodfellow1799 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Right now i am sat on my bed, feeling empty and worthless. About a month ago i got a job as a waitress at our local pub in our village in England, cornwall. I was so excited to...
    RosieHarrietCronin RosieHarrietCronin 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I grew up getting bullied pretty bad so I absolutely hate that bullying even happens. I know that most of the time it happens for no reason other than to satisfy the bully's sick...
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Is it funny to take the mick out of the way someone looks? Talks? Dresses? Is it funny to gang up on someone who cannot defend themselves because they are shy, or have no friends...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Ok, so this happened to me in the past. A boy at school held my right arm and told his friend to hold my left arm and told his other friend '' To rape me and hold my private''. I...
    Rafeerahman Rafeerahman 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    So i had created ABC anti bullying club a couple of years ago but it fell apart when moved. Time to start from scratch again
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I absolutely hate people that bully, it is a sad, pathetic and low life thing to do. One of my best friends is getting bullied which is resulted in them self harming and i try to...
    Reecefloyd98 Reecefloyd98 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 13

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    Ok, so this happened to me in the past. A boy at school held my right arm and told his friend to hold my left arm and told his other friend '' To rape me and hold my private''. I...
    Rafeerahman Rafeerahman 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am against it. I think all the people that made jokes about Amanda Todd and bleach should go to the devils den. This i not the only case where bullying resulted i death.
    chunckymunky chunckymunky 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    If anyone out there is getting bullied for who you are I just want to tell you, you're not alone.. Everyone deals with some kind of bullying at some point in life. Just be yourself...
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I was the happiest little kid in the world. Always smiling, and happy for no reason at all. It was like that until I got to the first year of middle school. People were so mean to...
    AmandaMg2 AmandaMg2 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I was abandoned and neglected. I was physically, emotionally and sexually abused throughout my whole childhood from ages 0-17. I was in Foster care and lived in 5 different house...
    katcard katcard 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I have survived many types of abuse through life physical, sexual, mental and emotional.... I believe these things have made me who I am today.. And I am truly stronger for it... I...
    mssst mssst 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My mom had an abortion when I was 8 or 9. She told me how I was going to have a sister and then she got rid of it. It took me years until it finally hit me and I had survivors...
    Xander8905 Xander8905 18-21, M Jul 13

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    June 2002 - my cousin, who I grew up with and was close to, was suddenly shot one time in the chest at 4 AM... He was 26 and it was labeled suicide... He had spoke to his aunt that...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 14

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    Starting at the 7th grade and lasting until the late 9th grade yearly 10th grade I suffered with depression and several suicide attempts. I thought I was alone..because you know...
    MacKenzie31113 MacKenzie31113 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Or am i. Explored knives twice. Watched beetlejuice inbetween. Aborted both times. Why. Why. Hope maybe. Maybe. But society got worse. So why still hope...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 14

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    At the age of 4 my mother abandon my sibblings and I , my father did the best he could . He worked and he was an alcoholic . At the age of 4 I was sexually assaulted by to...
    sara75 sara75 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 16

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