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I Am Being Bullied At Work

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    This Is Exhausting!

    I've been having problems with a woman at work since starting 6 months ago. Unfortunately for me, she's the person I replaced when she transferred to another department so it's been necessary for me to spend a great deal of time with her. I understand that it's not uncommon for...
    chenderson chenderson 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Help

    i think i am being bullied at work, ive put in a complaint earlier this year and nothing has been done - it carries on. ive raised it again and its all become so vicious. im having health problems and this is not helping - i really need some support and dont know where to go - i...
    twiglets twiglets 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Bare with me please it's a long story

    but I do need help! Okay so I worked in a photo studio place and as I love photography I figured I'd finally found a job I could stay in for life! But unfortunately the job was not what I thought it'd be. I didn't receive proper training, it was an incredibly bitchy...
    monstahmash monstahmash 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I suffer horribly from having too high of an IQ.

    This isn't a backhanded brag. It's really miserable. I can't find fulfilling work in the 'real world', and co-workers and casual acquaintances are intimidated by me, even though I'm really nice and have lots of friends off the job. And life is just so BORING. It's like it's...
    ineedsecrecy ineedsecrecy 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    It began over three years ago.

    This year, I have finally managed to take action to try to stop what is happening. I found out today that I have lost my case at work and I am expected to return to work after six months illness through stress and depression with no action being taken in my workplace to deal...
    Niqita Niqita 51-55 1 Response Feb 20

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    Why Does This Happen?

    I have been loyal to my company for 4 years  looking back bullying started just after 4 months of working. A lady I job share with has made my life unbearable, I thought I was going mad she has changed, and altered things which I do, I am constatly told she is different...
    thewayilook thewayilook 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Assistant Teacher Being Bullied At Work Pt. 2

    As stated in my previous story, I am an assistant kindergarten teacher who loves my kids and loves my work. The thing that makes it so hard and unbarable is the lies and accusations that are being brought to my attention from the directors of the centre. A few weeks ago, my lead...
    crying1234 crying1234 31-35 3 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    Long-term Bullying At Work

    I've been bullied at work for the last year and a half. The woman, H.  involved "networks" with all the management teams and is very adept at getting people on side. I'm relatively new in the company and feel incredibly isolated. The really bad stuff started...
    haecceity haecceity 36-40, F 12 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    The Bully Still There Bulling People

    hi been on b4. this year it going my way this year cause i got the special team on my side.so if the bully try to hurt me or my co-workers at work when i'm there. she be in big trouble.yes she does still bully people still but she hasn't started with me yet.
    gedwkim gedwkim 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Escape One Bully Only To Run Into Another

    I have had enough of bullies at work and have come to the conclusion that the only way to work in a bully free environment is to start my own business. My previous job to the one I am in now I was bullied very badly to the point that I thought I would die from the job if I didn...
    FireQueen FireQueen 22-25 3 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Bullied For Several Years!

    About 8 years ago I had a crush on a co-worker. It was short term thing and it lasted 6 months. I realized that things could not go any further and we both ended it and I moved on. Since then we both work out in our companies free gym after work. There are always lots of...
    FireryPhoenix FireryPhoenix 36-40, F Jul 22, 2013

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    Please Tell Me What You Think-am I Crazy?

    I believe I am a victim of bullying, if not harassment, at my job and every other employee there from co-workers to security, even my own son's, think I am imagining what is going on or making this 'situation' worse than it is. I have only documented incidents, no one will say...
    futuresomebody futuresomebody 51-55, F Sep 13, 2012

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    It's Just Laundry

    She hates me. She's hated me since the day i started working there, when all i've done is try to be nice to her. I'm sick of trying, and after two years of trying to tolerate her behaviour, i snapped! It was my first real job, and i love kids, which is why daycare was a perfect...
    Tippitoe Tippitoe 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    Sexual Harassment

    This has been happening for a while now. Anyways, basically this guy i work with (at a small ice cream shop) has been hitting on me for a while. I didn't really take it too seriously because that's just kinda the environment there, and he has a girlfriend. But recently it's...
    abigail12 abigail12 18-21 2 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    My Manager Is Bullying Me &Amp; Using My Staff Against Me :(

    Hi All I work for a large financial institution and am having difficulties with my Manager, it seems she has taken an instant disliking to me since she took over the area a year ago. At first she didn't seem to notice me, but now it seems as if she is on a witch hunt to ruin my...
    collatoraldamage collatoraldamage 26-30 Feb 7, 2013

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    Assistant Teacher Being Bullied At Work

    I'm so exhusted from this bullying at work that all I can literally do is cry. I can't fight anymore. I tried to take a stand and just got shot down. I can't leave my job until I find a new one due to the fact of me being a single low-income mother, but it took me 5 months to...
    crying1234 crying1234 31-35 2 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    Being Bullied As Soon As Managment Found Out I Was Pregnant.

    Hiya, I dont know what to do.  I found out I was pregnant a few months ago now and had to tell my employer straight away because of the heavy lifting i did. Immediatly they moved me form my original job and put me on the till. I did consent to this and it wan't a problem. A...
    cheekeh cheekeh 18-21 Jul 11, 2010

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    I Will Not Let Her Violate My Rights

    If you have read any of my stories, you will know that I love my work. It is my life. My working week consists of 7 nights, and 3 days. That is what goes on my time sheet, but I put in a lot more. I can't walk past something that needs to be done, whether I am rostered on or...
    Soozles Soozles 46-50, F 9 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    I Am Being Bullied By Coworkers And Ex-coworkers

    Over 3 years ago I was quitting smoking and I lost control late afternoon at work.   I had smoked for 30 years and had always used smoking to relieve stress.  It was me and I felt awful about it.  I even went to counseling and learned how to relieve stress...
    gagamama4 gagamama4 46-50 3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    Legal Help For Bullying Problem.

    I am being bullied at work by a manager. I complained to hr last week that this is an on going problem which happens almost daily. What legal recourse do I have? What is the next step?
    oobiedoobie oobiedoobie 51-55, M May 4, 2013

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    I love my job and have been there four years.

    The customers are great and I have never had one rude one. A new person (Gareth) began to work there and we got on ok but if a man was nice to me he would say "he must have a guide dog" I laughed it off and have said "do you want to marry me. You can't bear anyone else to be...
    chanelP chanelP 41-45, F Feb 8

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    Happy Resolution - Finally!

    Well, this is my third posting in this group. But this story is not one of victimization or frustration. It is about how we, as a group, have found a way to deal with the tyranny of our manageress. Our boss has ruled this place for 30 years. She has done a wonderful job, and is...
    Soozles Soozles 46-50, F 10 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    A Little Summary

    I've never had it easy at work. I started as an apprentice at a local construction company, as a steelworker/locksmith.. So yes as everyone knows, this isnt a job which many woman have.. so I was there.. little Lili surrounded by 14 steelworkers.. totally cliche like, every one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Bullied At Work

    OK so, my son is trans gender, and whenever he comes into my work my co workers ask me a million questions: "how many kids do you have? a boy or a girl? is that your SON?" over and over and over every single time. I've since had my son stop coming into my work which is bull and...
    zuzupetalss zuzupetalss 41-45 Aug 10, 2013

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    Bully Bosses

    Honestly, I do not understand people who believe they have to tear others down to build themselves up. Pretty insecure and pathetic. I have had more bully bosses than anyone I know: I have had four insecure, pathetic bully bosses throughout my career. In the past, I have...
    LovesHangover LovesHangover 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    I'm two months out of college

    and I'm afraid of getting a new job. Last time I worked was when I was in the military for six years, during which I had to endure a lot of bullying. I was miserable. When I returned to college a couple years ago, it was like I couldn't get along with anyone there either. I'm...
    OmBeauty OmBeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    Harassment At Work

    I worked for an apparel manufacturer in new York City. My boss constantly criticized my work in private, in my coworkers' presence, and to the higher ups. She constantly humiliated me and put me down, verbally or in open emails sent to coworkers or even to the agents and the...
    andrav andrav 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    I'm Worried For My Mother

    My mother has been working for the same nursing home for over thirty years. About a year ago a co worker who has caused trouble in the past for my mother and the other workers was transferred to the floor where my mother works. From what I've heard this person tries to ...
    Klong91 Klong91 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    Why Me

    I work as a cna. the nurse I work with is continually trying to belittle me I m truer of it. she will say comment that she knows isn't true she trys to find anything to get on me for please help
    livelovework livelovework 16-17 2 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    Is It Really Bullying Or Am I Over Reacting?

    I have been at my place of employment for approximately 7 years. I have worked my way up the chain and feel pretty good about my work ethic. I started in the mail room of my office as contracted staff, then worked up to an entry level position with my company and am now at a...
    sotiredofdrama sotiredofdrama 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    I Am A Tough Sista But This Is Unbareable

    I've been at this company for 13 years. I am almost 46 years old and now I'm being bullied? The road supervisor has been bullying me since 2005! I'm a city bus driver in Tampa. Wtf! She's such a manipulator. I don't want to do something I cannot reverse. I have a lot going...
    notsotoughsista notsotoughsista 46-50 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    My Daughter is in the middle of a dispute at

    work with someone who is spreading lies about her, this person is a bully and a liar who is jealous of anyone who is better than her, which is just about everyone. The problem is that this person has now involved me in the dispute, she has slandered my name on the shop floor in...
    moonbeamcosmetics moonbeamcosmetics 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Bully Boss

    I am a housekeeper at a massive care home in Dudley and I work 3 shifts per week sometimes taking on extra hours. Our team is made up of 7 or 8 housekeepers like me. Responsibilities include laundry, cleaning of residents rooms and general replenishing and cleaning in toilet...
    VickyGold VickyGold 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    Attitude

    I am being bullied at work by my supervisor, he tells me my attitude is not the best. He's even told me to watch my tone and stop answering back. I have done or said nothing wrong. He reminds me he isn't a bad boss and I don't say anything because 2 wrongs do not make a right...
    VickyGold VickyGold 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    Education In The Past!

    I work in a school in hamilton ontario. I have been bullyied for along time. My human rights have been ingnored and I'm fed up. I go to work and hear rude comments, have things disappear and turn up days later. I'm pranked sometimes and have rummors spread about me. I hear...
    olfgnal olfgnal 56-60 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    I'm Being Bullied At College... Any Advice?

    I started college to be an Esthetican, A whole month went by everything was amazing everyone was friends, then the new girls came in there are 5 of them.Day 1 WednesdayOne day out of the blue one of the "old girls" we will call her girl #1 asks me if I've been noticing some back...
    mandi2880 mandi2880 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Bullied by two obviously unhappy young women

    For the last two years I have been bullied at work - by my first boss, and then her replacement. First bully was promoted? In August 08 I could take it no more and have been off sick with "stress at work" ever since - I have had no assistance from my personnel...
    daisybell daisybell 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    I went from going from an outgoing person to a

    hermit. I have tried standing up and defending myself, ignoring the bullies, and talking to my manager. They do all kinds of things to push my buttons. The bullies are friends and support each other in their wrong doings. I work in a school cafeteria and here are some things...
    stormyshop stormyshop 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I am currently working

    as a project manager. I have been doing management work since a long time but I have very big problem at the current office due to my pushover nature. I am being a such a pushover and people pick on me every time.. every joke is about me and even if I move they laugh at me. I...
    neo89x neo89x 22-25 1 Response Aug 19

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    I Guess Sort Of My Fault...

    Yes. I work as a CSR in Domino's, and I'm bullied by my managers and some drivers incessantly... It's sort of my fault, though. Long story short, I had sex with a manager. Refer to my other story, "Oh Regrets..." for details on that mess... Anyway, everyone at work found out...
    dpbg dpbg 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    Bullying At Work

    Hi everyone, Please help. I am the new girl at work but am very experienced in what I do. I work with 3 other girls and 2 of them are bullying me. They boss me about, they always make snide remarks and completely isolate me from everyone else. They slag me off behind my back and...
    v0bdjieurr v0bdjieurr 26-30 6 Responses May 20, 2010

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    How Can They Be So Deviantly Evil... And Get Away With It

    Well, heres my personal story but first i need a few minutes to describe myself to perfectly set the stage for my life at this point. I am a single man who is the primary caregiver of two beautifull boys ages 2 and 5, My life is busy, to say the least. Im an excellent parent, an...
    thatguylosinhope thatguylosinhope 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Verbal Abuse At Work

    So, I just made two separate Tumblr posts on this, and figured I would share those here: Example 1 of How My Boss Blatantly Picks on Me; So, Saturday night I closed the store, Sunday morning I opened it, and another person (whom I will call *Mike for the sake of the example...
    MaebhADay MaebhADay 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    Crappy Boss

    i have a job working second shift my job is to schedule the next orders for expansion as well as maintain glass tubes. my boss an idiot of a woman named barb is bully me. i overheard her tell one of her dl techs that she's going to do every thing she can in expansion so the...
    marissa534 marissa534 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    Long Term Bullying

    Hi.I'll get to the point.I have been bullied at work for over 20 years.I have been employed in many firms and made redundant many times due to closures and lay offs but I have still managed to find employment.However recent events have prompted me to join and write.If i wrote...
    mcglashan mcglashan 41-45 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    My 17yr Daughter Is Being Bullied

    My daughter started working for a well known international company at 16, she has changed from an outgoing happy go lucky girl into a depressed stress head. It turns out she is being constantly bullied at work by 3 colleagues who are making her life hell. She has...
    worriedparent worriedparent 41-45 11 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    Bullied At Work

    Bullied at work,It's not on,I've seen it,Happening to others,Should be banned,If I ran a workplace,There's no way,I'd put up with it.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Should I Just Fight Him

    bloke i work with is threatening me i dont know what to if i tell anyone he says he will come to my house i dont have any evidence because he always gets me on my own he has done this before to someone else and they left the workplace all stressed out and nothing happened to the...
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    I Was Bullied At Work

    I was bullied at work and would like to help anyone in the same position I work in the NHS and had to leaave my job because of it . management were no help at all they moved me to another department when I was at my lowest point I didnt do anything wrong was just ganged up on by...
    lanee123 lanee123 41-45 3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    The Truth About Bullying

    Before reading this you should know this is not really advise, this is a story I am writing because I think this type of bullying needs to be spoken about. Hi. I'm a 20 year old female. When I finished high school I jumped straight into the workforce and very quickly began to...
    genb genb 22-25 Apr 20, 2013

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    Hi my names scummy girl I'm 14teen and a dirty lesbian girl, and I love being bullied by other girl's. I get bullied at school by older girls which I like a lot. They gave me...
    Bellathegorrilla Bellathegorrilla 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 26

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    I may have found a way to increase and make legitimate the bullying : are the losers that they have to admit that bullying is a wonderful thing, are the losers having to defend...
    tiziobhhho tiziobhhho 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    hello, I am a low life loser and all my life I have always been humiliated, manipulated, beaten, deceived by all the girls in the city in which I live all laugh at me because girls...
    tiziobhhho tiziobhhho 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 3

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