I Hate Workplace Gossip

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    Working With Seemingly Friendly 'gossipers'

     I just started a new job over a month ago and I really loved it at first. I still do love it for the most part but after seeing true colors come out more and more its starting to make me resent going to work everyday. I work with 5 other women within a certain department...
    Amerah Amerah
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2009

    Gossip Sucks

    I try to avoid it whenever possible. It's just boring and underhanded.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2010

    It Is So Childish

    I think that a lot of people in the workforce need to grow up and chill out. I have never worked a job where there wasn't at least one person that liked to gossip and trash talk the other employees. I think that these people need to just mind their own business and leave people...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    41-45, T
    1 Response Mar 6, 2013


    All that he-said, she-said nonsense is so not for me!  I've witnessed a perfectly good office environment go right down the tubes...all because of gossip. If you ask me, I think that gossip is one of the most toxic substances known to humans!
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Sep 28, 2011

    Taking Right Action....

    I am shaking inside and out. I am physically sick. I loved my job. My boss was great. She took a large chance on me by hiring and keeping me after she found out I had a past. A past that keeps me from working at my chosen profession and kept in minimum wage truly horrific...
    jhakti jhakti
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2011

    Sometimes I Feel Like Quitting.

    not only do i get tired of gossip at the job, but the drama too. i have two co-workers who don't like another co-worker and she doesn't like them either. unfortunately, they all like me so i'm the one they ***** to about each other although the first two ***** way more about the...
    jerrica jerrica
    51-55, F
    9 Responses Jun 5, 2009

    Witch Hunt

    This is a topic I know all too well. I've lived both sides of it. It all came back to me recently when the latest round of office gossip began ... I've worked since I was 16. Even after I married and had kids, I still worked full-time. In the best of worlds, it's not easy...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy
    51-55, F
    Sep 27, 2011
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