Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am A Survivor Of Workplace Bullying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 161 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    KatieKite KatieKite 41-45 2 Responses Apr 13

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I like to bully people

    for fun. XD #shewantstheD
    SHAQUAREEE SHAQUAREEE 26-30 May 20, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    badly ill. inertnal bleeding . even aftr surgry . in sooo mch pain
    hasank hasank 22-25, M 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really dislike bullying. Bullying is bad for everyone. Bullying is a precursor to more server offenses in the future for both the bully and the bullied. Bullying leads to...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anyone who lives in Arizona is aware of the cruddy job market. There aren't enough jobs to go around in the first place, and when you do find a job, you are likely to be abused in...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate the fact of bullies I was bullied from a young age it has left me still fighting my confidence there has been so many suicides over bullies I think it's time bullies were...
    susananngoga32 susananngoga32 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Words ******* hurt. Treat people the way you'd want to be treated, because everyone is going through a battle of their own, and you won't understand. Bullying someone doesn't...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "I can only imagine the insanity that passess for rational thought inside these idiots heads." That actually goes a long way towards explaining why these idiots have never...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    IM NOT FINISHED I AM RENT BOY... RICHARD PEOPLE MIGHT SAY.... WHY DONT I COME OUT OF HIDING.... AND STAND TOE TO TOE IN.... THE CARPARK LIKE A MAN WOUL... D WELL MY RESPNSE TO THAT...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can only imagine the insanity that passess for rational thought inside these idiots heads. When does hiding in coles and whispering threats at a total strangers back become...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have made two major attempts on my life, once at 17 and another at 27. (background: I have borderline personality disorder and PTSD. I started self harming at 13. I'm a survivor...
    BigBaddaBoom BigBaddaBoom 26-30, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How much more time am i going to have to waste on these demented head cases? I understand they are cowards. I also understand that people who need to behave like they do have...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have dealt with bullying in all forms. My whole life actually. Cyber, verbal, and even physical. I have been raped. I've self harmed, drank, and starved myself because of how...
    lgbtprideeee lgbtprideeee 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But it wont happen. Its like alcohol. Legal. Profitable for the wealthy. So it stays legal. Beating gays aint legal. Talking bad about race aint legal. But...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just watched a sad documentary about bullying and I had a few tears for the first time .... I was really disgusted with what I saw ..... if I could I would put an end to bullying...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sexual abuse. I was sexually abused as a child and it's the biggest secret I have. I suppressed the memories because I was very young but I always had flashbacks. They came...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my friend was being bullied at my school I stepped in and I grabbed his hand and I put It behind his back and told him that if I ever and I mean ever see you bullying my friend...
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got bullied by a girl at my school for liking someone who was asian (yeah, for real) she also bullied me till I was suicidal and this happened two years ago but she's still...
    beckjpeg beckjpeg 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    bullying is not cool some 8 year old was bullied for being on the cheer team and he killed himself
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ive been picked on all of my life aswell, as i read the stories of users in this group. This is something that ruined my self esteem and my life pretty much. With my old EP account...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had cancer at age 28. I went to my follow up appointments religiously for 22 years. Then I just stopped. Stupid I know. But I was depressed, having major back issues, surgery...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do not understand how people find joy in bullying other people. My friend told me that some bullies bully to make themselves feel happy. I was like, "So basically a lot of...
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are several things, ranging from one-time events (like childhood surgery) to continuing events (like daycare abuse, neglect, and bullying). I have had several major...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The experience of being sick, like chemo, radiation, and surgery-sick can be thought of as a gift. Once you survive, you have the insight of knowing what other cancer (soon to be...
    gigglebunnysparklebottom gigglebunnysparklebottom 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Most of us have been bullied at various points in our lives. We often hope that it will just stop one day, but more often than not, unless we move away or change jobs it's...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My most "memorable" bullying moment was with this chick named Henriette in like 6th or 7th grade. She was on my bus, and she kept making fun of me and saying stupid crap like "Are...
    sassycastiel sassycastiel 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was bullied for my weight. I struggled with Anorexia and Bullimia for a long haul because of that. People need to reconsider their words more. I teach Preschool and Kindergarten...
    lenaterrano lenaterrano 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I get bullied every single day & the people that bully me says that I am the bully but in reality they are the bullies & I just wish that the bullies would stop lying & just tell...
    Luisswoman Luisswoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was always bullied because of my appearance. In my second elementary school (2nd grade through 3rd grade), I was bullied because I had freackles and I always alone during those...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 10

    Your Response

    Cancel