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I Am A Survivor Of Workplace Bullying

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I like to bully people

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    is morally acceptable, because the most intelligent and awarded deserves to subdue those who are less able to him her, and makes the job a pleasant thing comments or questions...
    screaminggoat screaminggoat 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    The workplace can be a great palce for bullying. A young man I work with rose up very quickly in the ranks and had a wonderful time bullying the people beneath him. I loved to...
    JeanMunroe JeanMunroe 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Recently I did my English speaking about bullying... Did you know 4,440 people die if suicide because of bullying and that half of suicides among teenagers in England are because...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I am against bullying of every kind. I was bullied throughout school and know all too well how it can affect the rest of a persons life even long after the bullying has stopped
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    let's make EP better not worse, ok? thank you all so much for all the people on here who do not bully others and spread happiness to others :) i am against all types of bullying...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Yesterday a student in my country was found dead. He is said to have killed himself because he couldn't take the bullying anymore. Let him be the last victim of bullying. If...
    Korinthos Korinthos 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    As someone who was bullied a lot when I was a kid for being different because of being in a wheelchair, I know how bad it can be and how it Vulcan affect people for many years even...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    survivor! NOT a victim, but in fact a survivor! If you are reading this and are being abused, you CAN get out.theres always a way out. dont let the abuser cut you down to...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    TBH I was barely bullied. people just said I looked homeless butttt when I see bullying I feel so freaking angry. like people in my old school used to call this girl names and...
    lisathatsthere lisathatsthere 18-21, F Feb 27

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    yaaa I guess you can say I dealt with bullying..it never really happened to me...tell today. the kid that bullied me picked on me before...but I didn't really pay much attention to...
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F Mar 3

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    stop bullying this is a group of refuge , where you are free to talk about the pain and suffering without being judged . is a group where you can ask for advice , is a group in...
    mthai mthai 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Do you remember the incident of Amanda Todd......I just hate bullying since then!
    sugatisangha sugatisangha 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I used to be the ugly, ginger, nerdy kid who moved from a different town so I had an accent too. I was an open target for bullying. But then I dyed my hair, puberty did me well...
    daisydont daisydont 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    First of all people on here either male or female I don't care how intelligent you are if you think that others on here or myself are "stupid" and "pathetic" and with those...
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My girlfriend and lots of friends of mine get bullied. People push them around and are mean mentally. I'm never around though. Also, people commit suicide every day because of...
    NobodyOfConcern NobodyOfConcern 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am a 26 year survivor of Wilm's Tumor! I have lasting effects and ongoing medical problems caused by my aggressive ℅ Rae of treatment–surgery, radiotherapy & chemotherapy...
    stephysly stephysly 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Being born premature, the doctors told my Mom that I was not going to walk to talk or amount to much. Thankfully, things worked out different. From the prayers of my Mom, and the...
    mavrick0417 mavrick0417 36-40, M Mar 17

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    I'm a survivor I finally found the light that God was shinning for me. I was in a 4 year relationship and only one year out of the 4 I was happy and trying new things like puppies...
    corazoncitoroto corazoncitoroto 26-30, F Mar 17

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    This story is my own, I’m not telling it to get pity but cause it helps to talk about it and I know it can help others in the same situation or who have been there…. This is...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Survivors, what ultimately saved you? What helped the most? I'm trying to help someone I love deeply. I've read lots of resources, but would love to hear from someone who has...
    Classangel00A Classangel00A 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    OK. I have really hurt your feelings. I can see that. I still dont understand why you think we have a personal relationship. Like I know you and care about your opinions. I dont...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Sometimes when you are part of a team on a project and it's not going so well it generates all sorts of tension. You have a budget and you have to hit deadlines. Its just the...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Feb 27

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    I understand how I have hurt your feelings. It cant be easy when someone points out to the whole world who you really are. Because its who you really are you then have no way of...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Feb 27

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    The organisation I work for uses lean and agile methodologies. Its about being competitive which is of great concern in the private sector. When an organisation starts losing...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    SEND BLACK DWARVES TO RENT BOY RICHARD....... FOR WORK ON CAM.....I SUCK DWARFCOCKS...... FOR MONEY.....I AM A HOE ON CAM....... SEND AS MANY BLACK DWARVES AS YOU HAVE TO...
    raisehell52 raisehell52 41-45, T Feb 27

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    You know its funny. You claim you are hard men but its been 4 years and not a one of you has ever had the balls to say something to my face. Why is that do you think? I would...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Feb 28

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    You know it is funny. Everyone I know personally. Knows nothing of the irritation you have caused me with your cowardice and stupidity. Or what you have let me and rent boy do to...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Feb 28

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    It was back in the day and I was a chinese rice farmer. I lived right next to great wall. One day a horde of sweaty mongolian men with horses came swarming over the wall. I tried...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Feb 28

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    "Because that makes you feel like a tough guy doesnt it. That feeling of power that you know youre not going to get if you grew balls and said something to my face. Because you...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Mar 1

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