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I Hate Workplace Bullying

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    The Scourge Of Workplace Bullying

    It is perpetrated by people who feel threatened by others. They feel they have a certain position in the workplace and when someone comes along who seems more competent or more intelligent, it becomes their mission to thwart and undermine that person as much as they can.  They...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 84 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    I am currently being bullied by my boss in work.

    There is nothing I can do to stop it. It's his word against mine
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    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. Her tone of voice is angry and aggressive. There have been a number of times when she has come up and said to me "Sunburst, you...
    Sunburst Sunburst 22-25 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Tell Me About It

    This has happened so much to me...not so much bullying....but other ppl...usually women...through manager or the main player in the office...putting u down publicly or trying to undermine ur work. I fell for it n paid price a few times cos u expect ppl to be professional don't u...
    starlightforever starlightforever 31-35, F Sep 30, 2013

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    I Can'T Win

    I am an assistant in a HR dept in a corporate office, there's a higher up mngr that no matter what I do I'm wrong and she lets everyone know. If we are missing paperwork she gives detail on how I've lost it and makes sure to CC every single person she can think of on emails to...
    melliemelanie melliemelanie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    Wrongful Termination?

    My boss just terminated a lady in our office who had only been there a couple of months. Three of the employees under this lady never took a liking to her. I share an office with my boss so I have been privy to a lot of conversations about this matter. The thing is, these...
    Trinita4317 Trinita4317 46-50, F 3 Responses May 6, 2013

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    How To Turn Workplace Bullying/ Prejudice To Your Advantage?

    Nope, I have no idea how to. I am a victim myself. In fact I was a victim today, for the umpteenth time. As much I got angry, abusive, irritated, disappointed, demotivated, used, fooled, prejudiced, lost in thought, feeling sad about my life, not given due recognition that I...
    speakingtree speakingtree 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2012

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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 from ******* of another team but sitting next to me, for 8 months already, almost every day. I want to quit. No more excuse to stay.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I Hate Bullying

    When I was at school I suffered a lot from bullying and it left me with a deep hatred for it. Whenever I see it at work I get very angry and I've been in a few fights over it. Unfortunately, administration sometimes prefers to turn a blind eye rather than admit there is a problem...
    woodseaves woodseaves 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Workplace Bullying Has Lasting Effects

    I recently changed jobs because if workplace bullying.... I started a job in a retail store at the end of April this year I was working as a cashier part time. Almost immediately I could tell that people were "cliquish" and that the assistant manager of my area was kind of off...
    paintgirl89 paintgirl89 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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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 organisations and such. The system was weird and I personally would have done it differently. Anyway, this girl hated me for...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 13

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    My Last Job Was Crawling With Sociopaths

    At my last job, I was there for 2 years. My first year was nearly perfect. I got along with everyone there, was liked, performed well, etc. Then, in the middle of the second year, I was basically harrassed by another person on the job and decided to press charges. Because this...
    OCDkid OCDkid 51-55 3 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    Bullied At My Job...

    Here's a long one for you EP. About two weeks ago, I had a serious heat stroke. I had nausea, fever, chills, vomiting, and I had passed out a couple times. I found out that my health insurance barely covers me at any medical facility I could go to, and so I basically had to sweat...
    Fostergal1 Fostergal1 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Isolated And Ignored

    I started working at my job towards the end of February of this year. I love and enjoy what I do, and it feels great to know it makes a positive difference in the lives of others. In the first few months, I went in with no stress and felt comfortable around my coworkers. Everyone...
    Belinda Belinda 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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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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    Feeling Empowered Again After having been

    absent from my workplace for several months, and facing the possible necessity of having to return to it, I have had time and space to think over the bullying that happened there, why it happened, who was behind it and what they want to achieve. Before I go back, I wanted to...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Insight Please?

    My manager constantly swears at people in a degrading manner. He has been known to let his wrath out on people. He just comes up to you in the middle of the office - open plan - and starts calling you an F-ing C* and such names with no constructiveness to it at all. No 'you've...
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    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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    how ******* dare i call my self a man im a pathetic loser deserve all the hate and bullying and pain ive ever got i don't deserve anything different i push everyone away and make...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day 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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    The people that I working with get on my nerves just because I don't fit in to their circle or I don't have a social skill no wonder I like being quiet all the time. Especially...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Jun 26

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    Opinionated Entitled Ozzies ... Here’s something I found written by an ozzie who was upset to have discovered the forum “ I hate LIVING IN australia”…. His rant is in...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 1 Response 22 mins ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 3 days 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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    I was bullied all throughout Elementary School. It was honestly the most miserable 9-10 years of my life. It started off with verbal bullying and then by Grade 5 it started into...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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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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    I'm totally against it. I just don't like people bullying others. I know that bullies have reasons, maybe they were bullied before and they seek for revenge, maybe they're angry...
    deepdowninside71 deepdowninside71 13-15 2 Responses Jun 25

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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 a week ago

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    AustralianS like to bully people But afraid the risk. Similar to strong but weak, weak is the final word. That's why it's better to bully defenseless or disable person. Austraylian...
    Exp19800 Exp19800 31-35, M Jul 4

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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 1 day ago

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    I've been bullied myself. Thankfully I had a pretty good home life so I never felt compelled to contemplate suicide at all. My biggest regret was the fact that it wasn't until...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I hate her! That was beforeeee but now it lessened. You see, we're half sisters. We have different fathers so maybe that's why she hates me and kept bullying me when I was a kid...
    mrmshkh mrmshkh 18-21, F Jul 4

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    So what are you mixed with??? Anyone who is biracial knows how offensive those words can be my mother is Puerto Rican and white and my dad is black going to school in a small town...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 11 Responses 4 days 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 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 1 day 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 9 hrs ago

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    The amount of bullying on the internet today is just sickening. It's just so easy for people to hide behind a keyboard. Hate for no reason. It's disgusting.
    countrydarliin countrydarliin 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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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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    Like everybody else in this world I do have aspects of myself I feel I need to change but I always make it a priority that I do not dwell on them to the point of self submersion...
    Neheilia Neheilia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    The ignorant are the irresponsible and the narrow minded. The judgemental are the weak and the cowards. These elements together lead to apathy, which is the cruelest element...
    DestinyAuthor DestinyAuthor 18-21, M Jul 13

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    There was this guy who was like hi I'm rich and if you be my girlfriend I'll make you rich and I was like you can't buy love with your ******* money ***** and that's just fake love...
    FlyingAwayAndFallingApart FlyingAwayAndFallingApart 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I hate the fact that when i tell my mom i feel alone and sad because no one talk to me and i have no friends. She always says is my fault because i dont open to people, is like, i...
    Mynameistooweird Mynameistooweird 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I ******* hate them they bullied her omg I'm no not me me and her are going to start a thing to stop bullying and oh yes baby we can do this I believe we can but first we need to...
    Pablo71214 Pablo71214 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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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