I Am Being Bullied At Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 People

    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, 2014

    I work in retail and this older woman I work

    with has bad mouthed me to everyone in the mall. It's absolutely awful! She's lied about me to our boss and it's gotten so bad I've had to call head office and inform them. It's so bad I cry every time I find out I have to work with her. She blames me for everything that goes...
    Lasey94 Lasey94
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

    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
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2014

    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
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2014

    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
    1 Response May 4, 2013

    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

    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

    Still Getting Bullied At Work hi i am still

    getting bullied at work it was bad before now it worst cause the boss is on the bully side and it realy SUX i had to call up the SSA and to hope they can help me out again. i get hit all the time
    slivereyes slivereyes
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2014

    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
    Aug 10, 2013

    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
    Feb 7, 2013

    At first, I was welcomed into the group at work

    over a year ago. One girl that worked there didnt quite fit in, and she was bullied. I dont know why managment didnt see it. I tried to be nice to her but was always questioned on why I did so so I just kept silent which was the wrong thing to do. She ended up quitting. A few...
    cndgirl cndgirl
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2015

    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

    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
    6 Responses May 20, 2010

    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
    Apr 20, 2013

    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

    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
    1 Response Sep 27, 2013

    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
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2013


    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

    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
    13 Responses Nov 19, 2007

    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
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

    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
    8 Responses Jun 24, 2010

    I blocked an EP volunteer

    for sending me a msg with inapproprate language, i have every right to do so. I DIDN'T report him. I DIDN'T get him banned. And now people bully me? He shouldnt have used inappropriate words. I have right to block anyone i want. Leave me alone. He can always make new profile if...
    FongYuenLi FongYuenLi
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Mar 29, 2015

    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
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Feb 12, 2014

    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
    1 Response Apr 18, 2013

    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


    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2013

    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
    3 Responses Apr 6, 2013

    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
    7 Responses Apr 10, 2013

    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
    5 Responses Dec 11, 2012

    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
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2011

    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
    11 Responses Mar 29, 2009

    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

    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
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2010

    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
    4 Responses Sep 26, 2010

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2014

    ...at work, and it makes me never want to go

    into work even though the work itself isn't too bad. The same people always step on the back of my shoes or put boxes on my cart so I have more to do or knock things off my palet when they walk by so things are everywhere. Whenever anyone laughs or smiles I think they are making...
    aDarknessWithin aDarknessWithin
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 19, 2015

    What Can I Do About Being Bullied

    Never thought it would happen to me.  I think of myself as intelligent, and a hard worker.  My current job is one that I've always wanted, but it involves working with one other person, as a team.  Before I came here, there was a very high turnover for my position...
    blacklamb blacklamb
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Oct 20, 2009

    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
    5 Responses Jan 19, 2009

    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
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 16, 2014

    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
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    Jul 18, 2013

    A Lifetime Of It!

    I have been in previous jobs where I have been subjected to bullying - more times than I care to admit or remember and it can be truly awful.I have been working at a local school for the past 2.5 years as a part-time cleaner, though do much more than clean as there are security...
    shikiraclare shikiraclare
    36-40, F
    Jan 11, 2012
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