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Illustration of a shattered personLeft unchecked workplace bullying can shatter the lives of targets.

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Well You Chose To Have Him So... 
I am a teacher. I have been for 15 years. I have worked in many places and have a lot of experience. I finally get to work alongside a close coworker …

Bullying Is Rife. If Not In Union No One Helps. 
I worked in a private children's nursery for 10 years. I was a very popular member of staff with the children parents and staff. After 8 years the manager …

Bullied Out Of Nursing 
In my first class I was bullied right out. I never got any help. I was constantly abandoned. I was told by the other students that I had to do it all myself. …

Nothing Done To Stop Workplace Bullying Of Orderly At A Hospital 
I am a orderly at a hospital and I got on well with my supervisor, her daughter also a supervisor at the same place, disliked me because I was friendly …

No Help 
I got a divorce four years ago and found I could not support myself on my income of Disability Social Security. I have Anxiety and PTSD. I went through …

Solution 1 for Workplace Mobbing 
In all honesty, I don’t think it is advisable to stay in a job where you are being mobbed. People will advise you to stick it out and fight. Some will …

The Ultimate Understanding Of What A Bully Is 
What is a BULLY? Plain and simple; A bully is one who uses manipulation and / or intimidation to make another do a wrong or think a wrong idea. The …

Bullied At Work By Maintenance 
I'm a person that keeps to herself at work. I'm a pharmacy tech and have been bullied for the 8 months I've been working there. I decided to let my supervisors …

Age Discrimination/"Too Old For Retail" 
My manager does not speak to me at all. I was not trained properly on the computer. I clean the bathroom and the shop every day I go in. My hours have …

I Don't Know How To Describe My Ex-Boss 
Maybe I'm just being paranoid but even now my head starts to pound. It started a couple of months ago. I was looking for a job. okay..desperate for …

Workplace Bullies Hone In On Those With Social Anxiety And Depression 
Hi, I have been bullied in most of my jobs for over 20 years, at age 42 now and am ashamed of myself. For years I have suffered social anxiety and depression …

Co-worker With Low Self Esteem  
I started to work with this woman who appeared nice on the outside but was a rotten apple on the inside! She was a supervisor and totally obsessed with …

Forced To Quit 
I am highly skilled and have a strong work ethic. I accepted a job and was promised it was a friendly environment. Instead it was catty and cutthroat. …

They're Going To Kill Me! 
It started about 6 years ago. I work with one of the biggest retail stores in the world with an excellent reputation. I was hired as a manager for a …

Bullied I/T Coordinator 
I am the I/T (Computer) Coordinator at my work. My former boss retired leaving me the only strictly computer employee at my office. The company execs, …

About Sensitivity 
I'm a romantic. Bullying made me question how other people perceive me. A strict family, a musician's sensitivity, a charismatic religion, uncertain future …

Bullying Has Turned Me Into A Walking Time Bomb 
I just moved to a country and from day one into this country it's been a living hell for me. I married and got abused by my husband day and night and to …

Bullying Boss That Is A Physician 
This doctor constantly yells at her staff. It is only four of us and she yells at me the most. She would start an argument with me over any little thing. …

Play Golf And Stop A Bully 
The following is to be read strictly as metaphor and not literally; but using the techniques of playing golf will assist any who feels others are putting …

Want To Stop Bullying Forever? READ 
Want to stop the bully forever? YOU CAN'T. God, that unseen Spirit and creator made man with a free will, the bully and nasty sort, and I do mean …

Intermittent Explosive Disorder 
These toxic coworkers may not be bi-polar but rather have "Intermittent explosive disorder" Keep a journal of the episodes and be sure to write down …

Taking My Power Back! 
I posted my story last night, I know they get reviewed, but I haven't seen it on here, so a little disappointed. This site has been incredibly helpful …

No Way Out 
I was transferred from one state to another. I was a cashier, but they told me they had a customer service position open. I accepted, so I was transferred …

Passive/Aggressive Finance Manager Using Bullying Tactics 
I feel silly writing about my bullying story and have often wondered 'is it bullying?' Or am I just over reacting... I work as a finance manager for …

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Bullying a Fresh Grad 
I read all the stories posted and I see there's hope to ending bullying at work. I'm a fresh grad already working at this company for more than a year …

Bullying Patterns 
I was bullied and tormented for around five years in my last workplace and I believe I've been blackballed and given a bad reference from my last boss. …

Stalked and Bullied 
For the past two years I have been tormented. I work in the tech sector and the bully is an ex-colleague. Somehow she found out where I live and started …

Australia McDonalds Bullying In The Workplace 
I am suffering with bullying at McDonalds. Only it is the managers that are bullying me so I feel so stuck that I cannot do anything about it! They abuse …

STOP Bullying At All Workplaces 
My former workplace was a mental health clinic, filled with mental health professionals. Very ironic that workplace bullying happened here. One male …

Bullied at a Restaurant 
I was looking for a job and since I was back home at this time I wanted something local. I went around my area and put applications everywhere and ended …

Bystander Sees Sweet, Smart, Hard-Working Coworker Bullied At Work 
I just feel incredibly bad for a woman at my job. She is the sweetest person and the go-to person for questions. I don't know what to do to help because …

Workplace Bullying In A Medical Clinic 
Really need some help! I work at a medical clinic. I am doing work experience at my job, where I volunteer my hours for free and I've been working for …

No Good Reason 
My emotions are racing all over the place if you hate me so much why are you nice to my face? I don't deserve your mistreatment because I'm nice to you. …

How I Overcame a Nightmare 
I had spent the majority of my life dealing with bullying, from kindergarten all the way through college. As an adult you never think you will become the …

I Survived! 
Knowing I am not alone, reading other's stories, got me through. I survived a very passive-aggressive supervisor for 13 years. She had a velvety voice, …

Am I A Bully 
I work at a bar and I am having trouble with a girl I work with... I will refer to her as G. I will start with G's past. She has told me she has had a …

Broken After Five Years Of Abuse 
I worked ten years at a job and the last five were filled with verbal, mental, and a few times even physical abuse. This is my story. When I started my …

Will They Let Me Live? 
I am being mobbed everywhere, it's affecting my life at large. I have lost 6 jobs for mobbing. Now the 7th one is in danger. I need legal help. If I go …

Mobbed And Don't Know How Much More I Could Take 
I'm an account manager for a financing company, and I've been with the company for a little over ten years. I was promoted, and moved to a new branch 3.5 …

Punched at Work 
I'm a middle aged woman and have been working with my company for 8 1/2 years. My boss's admin has been trying to intimidate for the last two months. We …

Federal Employee 
I have been bullied for 24 years by a male coworker. He has bullied me constantly and has had other employees include contractor doing the same thing …

Mobbing 
This all started at my place of employment. I expected professionalism from a law enforcement agency. I was raised in church and taught to respect people …

Bully President 
I have volunteered for this nonprofit organization for several months now. Everyone in the board was elected by the stakeholders. We are all equal in …

Just Kick Me 
I was hired into a full-time town position in August of 2011 after being in a part-time position for a year. The elected official actually called me on …

Bossy Boss 
I am working at ***** (fast food retailer), and my boss scold every staff in the workplace every single day, even if it was just a very minor mistake. …

Whipping Boy Receptionist 
I started this job right before the recession. At first I noticed it was my boss yelling at me all the time over the least little things. She pulled me …

46 Years Small Town Bullying in Kansas May Be Coming To An End 
I am a 2,000/hr year volunteer for two nonprofits in my home town in rural Kansas. Some readers know of my years of nightmare of being the Red Herring …

Bullied By Stealth 
I worked as a bookkeeper in a Legal and Conveyancing Office in my hometown for 14 years. Unfortunately, although I knew something was obviously wrong, …

Okay… One More Helpful Tip 
I have written a few articles on this site. I thank the site owner for posting all of them. In all my posts; if any have been reading them; I speak …

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University Nightmare 
I was once studying at a University somewhere in my home country Australia. During that time I experienced a lot of underhand tactics and indirect bullying …

Mobbed at a Government Agency 
I worked for three years and some months at a Government Agency. I did outstandingly well for three of those years, getting great appraisals and three …

Cat And Mouse Game I 
As I was beginning my working life; I would hear it said "working is a big game." I really didn't know what was meant by that. Some referred to it as …

EEO Charge Results In Backlash From Management And Union 
I am not sure what happened behind the scenes but I do know that because I filed an EEO charge against a former IRS manager in Fresno (she still works) …

Bookshop Bullying 
I worked in a small bookshop. I enjoyed working with the manager until the appointment of a new member of staff. The new person quickly became aggressive …

An Office Politics Article From Business Management Daily 
Manage Office Politics… very good office politics article. Office politics isn't always 'dirty' / good politics is one where all workers work …

Horrifying 
I was injured in 2009 and taken off work in 2010 after losing my memory and other symptoms. My employer's HR immediately began a campaign of harassment …

The Black Avenger 
For 21 years, I was a target of on the job racial harassment that turned into uncontrollable bullying that forced me out of a job and a forfeiter of my …

Mail Carrier Stealing My Mail 
I have been complaining about my mail carrier, who has been returning and stealing my mail for a number of years. I wrote letters to the Councilmen, Congressman, …

Hospital Bullying Hell 
Worked at same hospital for 31 years. Never had any problems with other staff, patients or relatives until last 4 years in Hell. New, FULLY INCOMPETENT …

I Thought I Was Back In High School, But It Was Worse 
I had always enjoyed good relationships with co-workers and even better, I had always worked in places where everyone like everyone else. No one was excluded. …

Professional Interview Questions 
As found on 'The Daily Muse' ... these questions may make or break your interview. 51 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking One of my problems …

Bullied By Nursing Assistant And Nursing Administration 
I have been working as a nurse in New York for the past 8 years. For the past 5 years I had been bullied by some of the nursing assistants, one more so …

CEO Targeted and Terminated 
I was formerly the CEO of a healthcare association with an operating budget of $1.4 million and 11 staff. During the six and a half years of my employment, …

Cashier Harassed and Humiliated 
My experience is bad, I have only been there for 1 month. I and others are made to clean toilets with bare hands. When I refused the supervisor told me …

Failed College Student 
There is a guy who makes it his personal goal to make everyone's life at work miserable because he did not graduate college. He would rather spend time …

Therapist (as in Counseling Psychology) 
My story begins in 1988 and continues in every position I have ever held regardless of my rank, position, or duties. I have been an Executive Director, …

Workplace Mobbing in LA County 
I have worked for the ... for the last nine years. During my last 7 years as a public servant, I worked as a “DOJ” Compliance Auditor on a special assignment. …

Dedicated Employee 
Dedicated employee, outgoing always wanting to help expand the mission statement set forth by my employer. I was targeted for I was outgoing, always willing …

Office Manager 
I have been dealing with a workplace bully for almost three years. I have written letters to the union and to the supervisors and have had meetings with …

Teacher, Family And Friends of Family Targeted 
I am a high school drama teacher. I have been teaching for 12 years (6 years at my current site). I have never had much trouble with my students, but this …

My Hell On Earth 
6 years ago I joined a small distribution company; first thing I noticed 80% of staff had been there for 10 years or more. Secondly everyone seem to …

Certified Health Coach, AADP 
It took a long time for me to accept the bully factor was actually happening to me in the workplace, and had been steadily increasing in abusive violence …

Mad Boss 
I've just downloaded the E-book and hoping it will help because I am at the end of my rope. I work for a female boss who is French. I understand …

It Sounds 'Super Sensitive' But... 
I am Anonymous, NJ... and if anyone has been reading my articles; I try to give help based on my own personal observations of workplaces in the late 90's …

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Satanic Worshiping Company 
I started working for a company in April of 2008. About one month later one of the managers comes to my desk to scream and I mean scream at me loud enough …

Ask Questions At Interview 
To avoid a possible bully situation, make sure your values and your employer's don't conflict (generally same). How to find that out? Ask questions at …

Fastfood Forgive Me Nots 
I started working at a fast food restaurant about 4 years ago and was timid and shy and people would make fun of me. It started with just people calling …

Running from the Mob 
I have long thought that my story of being harassed, singled out, labeled and overly scrutinized was a unique one in that it has happened on almost every …

Manager Mobbed At Work 
I have been mobbed at work, I manage a department. I took a leave of four weeks, upon my return, I have a a formal letter of invite to attend HR. My staff …

Commenting on Mobbed at Work 
I write comment to the counselor who spoke of what he's experienced. He wrote of one observation: 9. Bullies run in packs and that makes most of the …

The Bully Dentist! 
I took a job 9 months ago thinking that it was going to be secure since most of the staff had been there 19 years. I was replacing someone who had worked …

Think Good 
I write once more in the hope it brings those affected (as I once was) to see their goodness and not fall prey to those who (deliberately or unconsciously) …

He Said She Said 
I work in a retail store, recently a new manger, approached me, during hours, in a public customer place, and said "he (name not included) said you said …

The Answer To Dealing With A Bully 
I thank you for this opportunity to share a bit about some rough experiences I had in three separate working environments. Up 'til 1993; work was...'work' …

Former Teacher 
Verbally attacked by colleague while other colleagues were present. Spoke with Admin. who tried to excuse the behavior. Because it happened more than a …

Obsession 
When having to deal with a bully at work, I find myself obsessing about their intentions and actions. I have become more sensitive because of their spreading …

It Seems To Be A Pattern 
Last Thursday, I was disturbed by my boss's response when she found out that a new employee had stopped by my desk and screamed at me. This employee …

Public Humiliation as Management Tool 
Lately our continuous improvements manager has been made up to a director, in this time he has placed boards throughout the plant with a list of all personnel's …

Workplace Bullying of CPA 
I am so grateful for this website as it gives me some peace in knowing I'm not the only one going through this. I am now at a second job with 2 women bullying …

People At Work Treat Me Like A Common Criminal 
I am so overwhelmed by the bullying at work to where I had to go the the emergency room on Saturday morning. It got so bad that Saturday morning when …

Head Bitch of HR 
I've been working for this company for four months and from the moment I walked in, I've felt hostility towards me. No matter how hard I tried to get …

City Employee Disabled And Bullied. What Would You Do? What Can I Do Without Paying The Price? 
This will seem long winded but I was a computer tech for over 20 years. I got tired with the white collar world as a contractor and got a job with the …

Bullied Bank Teller, What Should I Do? 
I work as a bank teller I have been there for over four years I enjoy my job and my customers are great. But, the manager I worked for was very mean she …

Elementary School Teacher 
Professional and neutral, I was still targeted by the principal for public humiliation and shame. She had some personal envy toward me, expressing her …

Bullied To Work An Extra Hour A Day 
I work at a school, and recently was brought into administrator's office and told that after 19 years of working at hours I was hired for, that now I would …

RN Registerd Nurse Bullying Staff Member 
My wife has been working in rest homes for over 6 years. In one rest home over 4 months she is an experienced care giver and a new manager came on in the …

I'm Finally Leaving 
Hello. My story is already written here titled,"It's Not Worth It." Extremely toxic and abusive workplace environment. I should have quit long ago but …

Accounts Payable 
I just started a new job and I've been there 8 weeks. My boss tells me that I cant' ask my coworkers for any help at all; that I can only ask her. She …

Plans Examiner 
A year ago, I dropped dead. I had to be revived with CPR and numerous shocks to my heart. I now have a pacemaker and defibrillator. I was told that …

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Bullying In The Work Place 
I made a complaint to my supervisors about my boss calling me names and hitting me on the head with Styrofoam packing, poking his finger within inches …

You Can't Be An Internet Bodyguard — Cyberbullying Advice 
This is not a workplace bullying story but an internet bullying story. I am an advocate for autism education and this is my story: This all started …

Bullies in General 
This isn't really a workplace story, I've been bullied pretty much everywhere for years. I'm just different and I guess that sets them off. I've been bullied …

Mobbed at Hospital 
I worked in a hospital and I recently lost my job of ten years due to mobbing. I always got to work on time, did my work independently and always was willing …

Worked for Federal Government in Australia 
My Workplace Bullying story starts after 3 years of fantastic employment with a Federal Government Department. I was re-assigned to a new team, not long …

Not An Isolated Incident, At Several Workplaces 
You should look carefully at the workplace environment, as you may find that the bully has targeted others who keep quiet until privately asked if they …

Constant Mocking Because Of Physical Appearance 
I am a very shy person, I don't usually hit or mock at anyone and expect the same but sometimes it just doesn't work out. People keep telling me how …

I Made A Complaint Against My Boss And Now I Am Targeted 
A couple of months ago I made a complaint against my boss and she found out. She has raised a complaint against me now regarding my starting times on my …

Worked In The Federal Government In Canada 
Reading a story about a federal government employee in the US I decided to write my story here. I worked at one of the federal government departments in …

REVERSE Discrimination 
I am a teacher who has been working at the same school for many years. I have met for lunch for several years with a fellow teacher who is a lesbian. She …

Mass Transit Employee Bullied at Work 
My story takes place in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area at a organization which takes care of the majority of mass transportation. I joined this …

Happy Ending! 
Hello everyone. This is my short story. There is a bully at work. The bully targeted so many people for years for so many different reasons, but none where …

Bullied Again! Powerless And Tired 
About 7 years ago my boss turned on me. She gave me work to do but not the tools to do it. She took every opportunity to put me down in front of my co-workers. …

Recently Returned To Work After Being Signed Off With Depression And Anxiety Due To Stress At Work 
Hi there. I have recently returned to work after being signed off with depression and anxiety due to stress at work. Since my return I have had my hours …

Perception 
"What is bullying", happened to me too. When the tables get turned on you and you're accused of bullying the bully, there is that moment that makes you …

Workplace Bullying and Harassment 
I did start working for a retail store in 2007. I do have a hearing loss disability. I was a good employee and had no complaints about my job performance …

Promotion Problem 
Hi everyone. I'm just new to this forum but I was hoping for some advice. Sorry, this is a bit long winded! I was promoted last month but had to transfer …

What Is Bullying? 
Be aware that if you are being bullied at work and raise concerns about that or challenge bullying attitude towards yourself, that you may well find yourself …

Why? 
I have been working for this company for 7 years. I have been harassed by women. I have been sexually harassed by the men. I was sexually propositioned …

Manager Told Lies During An HR Meeting  
I started at this company 6 years ago. It is a family run business and was bought over by a Swedish company who have high family values. I worked for an …

Female Employees Forming Cliques And Excluding Other Employees Whispering Behind Their Backs 
I am not sure what to call what is happening at work. I believe it is a form of bulling. There is a couple of women where I work who target someone and …

Nursing Student Accused of Bullying 
I am a nursing student, going through a very tough time, being blamed for bullying when I don't think it is. I feel that we are very candid in school and …

Reported Sexual Harassment And Became Too Sick To Work 
I complained sexual harassment to HR at a harassment resolution meeting in 2010. After the meeting HR did not respond nor investigated (at least not kept …

One Big Joke (Would Love To Hear Your Thoughts) 
Why are people in HR and supervisors getting paid the kind of money they are making for doing nothing? How would you deal with this? A co-worker assaults …

Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg 
Many students are attempting to take Dr. Rosenberg for public speaking. It is well known that all his courses are immediately filled and at best you can …

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It's Not Worth It 
I've been employed at a Big Box Co for about 2 yrs. It's certainly not my dream job (a filler 'til something better comes along) which I'm in the process …

I Don't Even Know What Happened 
For several years, I have been "targeted" as the one to exclude, to gossip about, or to just basically lay all the blame. Now we have a new person who …

Hostile Behavior and Defamatory Name Calling in the Federal Workplace 
I am a 6 year veteran with a federal agency. I have attained stellar work performance reviews. I receive annual bonuses for performance. I am punctual. …

Hard Working Nurse Who Smells 
It happened in a hospital in the USA. I'm an RN, educated in the USA, graduated being already 42 years old. I have been working in the profession for almost …

Brutally Mobbed And Fired From Large Company 
I am trying to move on after losing my job of 21 years to mobbing. It was the dirtiest, cruelest experience I have ever experienced. It was unbelievable. …

Federal Government Employee Being Bullied 
I've been with the Feds for 14 years (including 4 years in the military). In my first 4 years with my current agency I received Sustained Superior Performance …

Do My Work For Me 
I am a teacher in a small community school. I have 3 new teammates this year and I am the only one who has taught this grade level previously. One of the …

My Help Comes From God, But I Share My Story Or Part Of It - We Are Not Alone 
Good day. After long internal debating and searching for this tool I've decided to ask for advice. Presently I cannot concentrate at work, really I’m …

Jealous Area Supervisor! 
Started working for this company in June 2011, it was all good at first enjoyed working there, left the job I had as weekend staff in a great company to …

Got Fired After Speaking Up 
Worked on a project for about a year, I had a total of 5 managers within that time. Place was unorganized. Anyway, the last supervisor was over the top. …

Signed Off 
I work in an incredibly busy, stressful, under-staffed Pre-School. My boss is very hostile and unsupportive when anyone calls in sick, and the rest of …

Workplace Bullying Incident Reporting Form 
Hi. Since I've come to terms with my "born to be bullied" condition, I've researched methods to try and get some control over it. So I've lovingly prepared …

Retail Warzone 
After reading some of the stories I think I am a target of a workplace bully. Here is my story: I started working at a well known retail store where …

Rule By Intimidation 
I have been employed for over 40 years and have never been bullied, at anytime in my life or career. I have worked for top notch companies, lived in larger …

Bully Central 
How on earth does a naturally pretty and smart female diffuse female envy, mostly over appearance, toward her? I am "her" and I work with about 20 women, …

Sexually Harassed, Bullied, Abused, Humiliated 
I have been working with this organization for a long time. I made one major career mistake years ago and it has been all downhill ever since. I was …

Bullying In A Social Housing Boardroom 
I was the secretary of a new social aged housing apartment block, most of us trained for twelve months to be effective board members which we did for the …

Asked To Resign 
I have worked for the company for just over three years . I have always loved my job until six weeks ago we got a new boss, she is under qualified and …

Mark M. Rich's Letter to Targets 
This is not really a workplace bullying story, but I feel that this letter is so important that I hope Anton can allow it to be read by people on these …

Friend Of Boss An Obnoxious Bully 
My boss, the practice manager and owner's wife, has appointed her best friend as her "assistant" to act as the manager when she is out of the office. …

From One Bully To The Next? 
I've written here before and have always felt heard and supported. My being bullied has led me into a deep depression and social withdrawal. I have not …

Mobbing on the PTA 
My job was not a paid position, rather I was a volunteer on the PTA of my children's school. The dynamics were that of a mobbing, bullying group vs. me …

Bad Management Supports Bullying 
I witness someone stealing at work, it's considered theft and then when I reported in HR, they gave me a warning letter of harassment and malicious act. …

Bulling From A Co-Worker At Management Meeting 
I work for a management company that owns 13 hotels, as a manager of one of the hotels. Twice per year we have 3 day meetings to review policies and company …

Fed Up 
It all started when two co-workers had a disagreement with their boss, which happens to be my husband. I was targeted as their pawn to get back at him. …

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Workplace Bullying 
I was beginning to feel like the only person in the world who was aware of the bullying going on in the fast food industry. I was bullied horrifically …

Am I A Bully? 
I'm being bullied by a two headed snake. My doctor suggested that I avoid the bully as much as possible due to my pre-existing health issue, PTSD. So I …

Australia Needs Federal Anti-Bullying Legislation! 
Australia needs federal anti-bullying legislation to ensure that bullying is a punishable offence sending a clear message to the bullying culture within …

Law Firm Bully Boss 
My boss is a lawyer. Part of my job as a legal assistant is to make sure that the firm's settled cases get moved along in a timely manner so that the proceeds …

Co-worker Is The Bully, No One Will/Can Stop Her 
My bully is a 'attention seeker' with 'gatekeeper' and 'serial' bullying tendencies. I suppose not being her only victim is a little comfort, in that I …

Brodie's Law 
From The Age, Melbourne, September 7, 2011 Victorian Attorney-General Robert Clark is preparing a proposal to urge other states and territories to emulate …

Dispatch Specialist 
My manager could not stand me. I got fed up with her and my supervisors treatment of me. I was friends with my ex manager and everytime we spoke on our …

I Was Bullied At Work 
I started working with this woman about 4 years ago. She was not in charge then and there were only 4 of us in our work area. Our supervisor got transferred …

Dental Hygienist 
For 2 1/2 years I worked for a woman dentist in northwest PA, during this time I witnessed and experienced the most cruel, manipulative, evil behavior …

Mobbed at Work 
My husband was mobbed at work. This began almost 6 years ago. My husband moved to a new job. He was fast tracked through a power plant due to his experience …

Enough Is Enough 
I have been an exceptional worker. I help out and go the extra mile doing what I love. There has been many times when I would even promote the company …

Career Advisor 
I have worked for a college for five years. The first two years were good; really good and I thought I had found the place from which I would retire. …

Bullied At Work – Need Advice 
Hi, I have recently experience bullying in my workplace - It is horrible people say comments and make me to be as the bad guy when I am actually good at …

Bullied At Work :( 
I recently have been bullied at work with the person in question making belittling comments about my work. If I try to defend myself by justifying things …

Got Out And It Feels GOOD! 
After reading others stories I feel compelled to share mine. I was a senior level HR manager at a successful national company. Initially my relationship …

Favorited Rude Employee Bullies Others 
I got hired at a small coffee shop/ice cream shop/gas station almost two years ago. It is a very new place, and wasn't even open yet when I got hired. …

Waitressing Woes 
This summer, I got a job as a waitress at a local restaurant to help pay for my books next semester. My boyfriend works there, so I thought it would be …

My Boss Is An Awful Bully 
My boss is an awful human being. He only cares about himself, not his employees who make the money for him. For the Steel Dept, he cut 25% of their salary …

Its Not Right And There's No Way Out 
I've been working for a large company for two years and often get letters of commendation from the clients I work for. I have never had a day off sick …

The Loneliness of Dissent 
It is quite horrifying. Day upon day I am being seriously "bullied" by my manager, and dissenting openly and publicly about it. Others in my team are fully …

Bullied By Unnecessary Procedures 
I work in a very a large organization. Over the past five years a huge number a new work procedures have been introduced, most of which have been poorly …

Group Tutor Bully Uses Personal Information About Targets As Ammunition 
Not workplace exactly but somewhere that I was receiving ongoing training at an educational institution. I was verbally attacked and subjected to a barrage …

Fast Food Restaurant's Abusive Managers 
Hi I'm Trent. I work at (a well known fast food restaurant). I've been there three years I've been bullied at work for as long as I can remember. Which …

Bullies Try To Humiliate And Intimidate Worker In New Position 
Recently having endured sexual discrimination and sexist remarks from previous male management, and despite my assertiveness which then led to further …

Bullied By Senior 
I am a 24 year old lady. I being bullied since last 9 months. I am working in a subsidiary organisation. My department is a new and I am the first person …

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Mob Bullying 
I worked in a Project Management System Group for almost 9 years and witnessed "not so nice" treatment of employees. Most recently, a female manager was …

Beware: Bullying Can Become Ingrained In An Organization 
I worked for 15 years in a highly successful and profitable financial services office. I joined the office with its new head, who had recruited me …

Bullying at Boarding School (Lifegaurd Work) 
At the age of 17 I began my first job as a lifeguard at a well known boarding school in the UK. At the time of starting I was happy to be in a profession …

Blacklisted in Community Corrections 
After reading many of the articles and stories on this site, I am compelled to share one of my own. It pertains to Community Corrections/Halfway Houses, …

Helpless 
I have been being bullied since Christmas, being stared at, followed to the rest room, numerous things. Too many to list. I have had break downs at work. …

Is This Bullying Of A Teacher? 
Is this bullying? I am a resource special education teacher that works in three different classrooms. The first classroom contains very nice and welcoming …

First Job Bullying 
I was 18 when I first had my job at a yogurt place. It was a yogurt place, how hard could it be? It wasn't hard at all, I just hated the people there, …

It's A Long Road Back... 
I began working for this company five years ago, having been offered the job by a friend. From the time I started, I knew the staff didn't like me. They …

Abused Business Manager 
My boss is masterful at winning debates or discussions and knows how to put a spin on things so good work is really the result of luck or others' contributions. …

Target Practice 
My boyfriend owns a small landscaping business, and I have helped him run it for eight years. I am currently attending school as my B.S. was exactly that …

Bullied By My Upper Management 
I have been being bullied by my upper management. They have been trying to cut our staff. But instead of doing it the right way and laying people off they …

Being Different 
I work in an office environment and get along with the boss, his boss right up to the MD. I have never been one to join in social events etc. I often keep …

Have To Give To My Non-Profit? 
I work for a small non-profit but one with huge political connections. About a week ago my boss gave us all a letter that was written by the chairman of …

Sabotaged Out Of A High Paying Job I Loved 
At the age of 37 in May 2009, I landed an executive job at an up and coming company with high visibility. The company relocated me to New York from my …

I Got In Trouble For Hiring You! 
It started, as a new hire, my boss came up to me and said to me, "I got in trouble for hiring you!" I asked why. I got no response. Then from there I was …

Targeted at Work 
My mobbing at my job began in 2002 when my coworkers began repeating conversations I have in the privacy of my own home and phone. I thought I was loosing …

Feel Like The Velveteen Rabbit 
I work in a military field. I used to be a person that many I worked with thought as someone they wanted on their team. Lately, I feel my family would …

Favoritism And Bullying In A Small Office 
This sounds pathetic and I'm almost embarrassed to talk about it, but its a true story: I work in a small office doing administrative work running a company …

Workplace Bullying At Non-Profit Organization 
I have worked for a WIA nonprofit organization for over 11 years. The first year I was promoted and everything went well until in 2002 the Executive Director …

Eyes Wide Shut 
My 'mobbing' story happened at university. Having learning disabilities, and Asperger's Syndrome, I often had to work harder than other people to accomplish …

Bullying And The Spiritual Journey... 
I feel the need to write this as I think that bullying as part of a 'spiritual journey' does not seem to be very often touched upon. That may be because …

Hopeless In The Workplace 
My ex-husband works in the same facility that I do and so did the woman that he married. They have both gone out of their way to spread their warped, distorted …

Bulllied At A Consulting Office 
I am a 40 years man who had been bullied throughout school and university and now bullied at the workplace. I work secretarial and administrative work …

Sexual Harassment and Bullying in Academia 
My job or should I say my vocation, is in biomedical research and I have worked in university environments as well as in research institutions. Up until …

Why Do You Have To Bully Me? 
Kiki's Bullied Guide 1. Never show fear to anyone. It just makes them take advantage of it. 2. NEVER cry over it. It just makes them seem like they're …

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Bullied By My Boss Who Was A Friend 
I've worked for a company for four years. I got promoted to duty manager a year ago by my friend the manager who put my name forward for six months. The …

The Bully Was The Owner  
Changing the names to protect the not so innocent. I worked for a company for 6 years until the last year of that job nearly drove me over the edge of …

My Team Leader Stole My Self-Esteem 
I have worked for the # 1 health care leader in San Diego. My Team Lead is very moody, she is going through a divorce. When we have one on one meetings …

Bullying In Music Business 
Reading all the articles here I can recognise I had a really bad bullying experience with people I used to work with. I work in music business, basically …

Bullied At Several Jobs 
The first real job I had was at a McDonald's. It was ok at first until this new girl was hired. She would stand back with the other co-workers and talk …

Target of Workplace Bullying Labelled SCHIZOID 
I was bullied once. I was twenty six years old and came to Melbourne from Queensland. I was going through a divorce and also left my job. A friend of mine …

Is This Workplace Bullying? 
Hi, I am a teacher at an English language school. A teacher has made a formal complaint of bullying against another teacher. This teacher, let's call her …

VP Finance 
Suffice to say, bullies continue to bully -- even when you move on. As someone who has fought (and resolved) workplace issues, I have some very good …

My Bully Abusive Witch Of A Boss 
I worked about a year and a half on and off for a very creative person who as time went on became more and more abusive, aggressive, and manipulative. …

Coworkers Make Fun Of Me But Are Nice When They Need Something 
I am bullied at work. I'm a female highschool senior and am not the most verbal (guess that is the right word) person but am really compassionate and I …

Bullies Don't Breed Overnight 
I have told my story several times. Right now I would like to honor the survivors and encourage them to keep going. Everyday is an opportunity to make …

Bullying At Work 
I work with all men and up until the last 6 months was the only woman - now there is just us two. My foreman is treating me differently to the others. …

No More Work For Me 
I haven't worked for 3 years. Why? I was so tired of being terrorized at work. The false rumors and constant physical altercations proved to be enough. …

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Trying To Move On 
I'm embarrassed to say that I still think about my workplace bullying experience even now, five years later. I dreaded going to work because this person, …

Speaking Up After Almost 6 Years Of Abuse 
After almost 6 years of abuse I spoke up! It was like I couldn't stop once I started. I actually don't care if they fire me - I wanted it - enough is …

Bullied RN 
"Workplace violence is any act against an employee that creates a hostile work environment and negatively affects the employee either physically or psychologically. …

Retired Government Appraiser 
It happened years ago. I was a clerk in the property tax office, and I took college courses to become a real estate appraiser -- 2 yrs after the civil …

Alliance Lead By Princess Bully 
It was well when I joined the company 7 months ago, there were challenges and conflicts between employees but it was not at serious and personal, until …

Bully Packs Engage In Mobbing, Sexual Harassment And Psychological Terror 
I have spent the last year recovering from the worst employment experience of my life. The first issue was that I could not put a client through to any …

Being Reasonable With Bullies Doesn't Work 
I have been bullied at work for years by my boss and several sychophants whom that person poisoned against me right from the start. The boss is a long …

Meat Plant Rife With Abuse, Racism and Violence 
I worked at a meat works called name removed for a long time all of the bosses there pick on one person or another, but the two big bosses, father …

My Workplace Bullying Story And Advise To All Decent People 
I like to give you my story, regarding workplace bullying. I was a victim of it myself. I am old now, and being offered a new job will be hard for many …

Bullied All My Life! 
Hello everyone, bullying throughout my life has always been a (severe problem). From my early school days, 12-16 years and continued into the workplace, …

Bullied By A Deeply Insecure Boss 
For the first 2 years in my job I had excellent feedback about my performance. I was passionate, dedicated and creative. During this time I was given more …

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Medical Abuse 
In 1976 a GP promised me help with a phobia at the time of giving birth. He went back on his word. I was put through a sexual abuse related phobia. …

The Bullies Won 
While working for the Australian government I witnessed a gay guy being bullied. After submitting my version of events I was repeatedly victimised by management …

Bully Says, "Any Monkey Can Do What You Do" 
This week is a year I left a govt company for another with a longer contract for job security purposes. Before accepting the position I was warned of the …

Telescum New Zealan* 
I studied hard and earned my degree and postgrad qualifications at the university, achieving grade a+ in internet subjects. Then I joined Telescum New …

Workplace Mobbing In Government Department 
I work for a government department that I joined straight after year 12. I was sent to a new work location after 12 months maternity leave, and suffering …

Women Bullies In Investment Bank 
I have started to work for a huge top ten international investment bank over 2 years ago. It was not my first job and I was hired because of my skills …

Nursing Assistant 
I work in a maternity ward, taking care of mothers and newborns. The staff consists of Registered nurses and some licenced practical nurses and nursing …

Workplace Bully Engages In Sabotage 
Hi, I have worked in my firm for 22 years, and in the last 3 years moved to a different part. I really like the job, I work in a very busy area with one …

Is This Bullying? 
The risk manager at work is planning to "scare" a vendor whom she believes said something "untrue" about one of our employees. She is going to scare him …

HR Director Bullied For 12 Years 
I'm the Director of Administration and Human Resources for a nonprofit corporation. I have been bullied for 12 years; the last 7 very intensely. By accident …

Insurance Policy Processor 
I have been harassed at work for 2 years and 3 months, starting in earnest when I called in sick the day after a week's vacation (I really was sick). I …

Workplace Bullying Is A Core Element Of Management 
Bullying or mobbing exist in the workplace because those in charge, both management and unions, nurture it. The workplace culture and it's rules have failed …

Anonymous In Austin, TX 
I have worked in a business office with two older women. One of these is a bully who seems to hate me for whatever reason. She is constantly saying unkind …

My Story - Judy Wells 
I was a victim of bullying. My name is Judy and I am one of four children, two brothers and another sister. Bullying is like stress, the acts or symptoms …

The Product Of A Poisonous Town 
I have been bullied for over 6 years now. It all started when I decided to improve my life, confidence and self esteem. First I went to the gym, changed …

Policy and Procedure? Bah! 
Bullying can make you sick! I can't work at all. I have to accept my life may never be the same again. Every aspect of my life has been affected. As well …

Be Kind, You Never Know What Is Going To Happen... 
When I first started my job at a hospital I really had a hard time with my boss. She was very mean and I just kept on working. Although it was hard, and …

List 2 - How To Protect Yourself When Working 
1. When starting in a job and it doesn't matter if you are twenty five or forty five years old, always carry a diary with you and keep a note of things …

Colleagues Telling Lies About Me To Line Manager - Performance Now Being Scrutinised  
I work as a Secretary for a City Council in Scotland. There are 4 secretaries that share an office, 2 of which were there for 2 years before me and another …

Professor's Bullying Behaviour 
I was working for a Professor for a few years, he was and still is a bully. The first thing that he constantly did was to keep me until 12 midnight after …

Workplace Bully Psychopath 
I truly understand what the person is going through, a co worker and I are experiencing the affects of bullying. I talked with a counselor before I could …

A List of Reasons For Being Bullied, Harassed, Abused, Threatened and Personally Injured 
It is interesting to know, that people who get bullied or injured in some other way, are usually people that possess one, some or all of the following …

Manicurist And Florist 
I don't have a dramatic story. Off and on, all my life I have been bullied a little by a few domineering people. I found it hard to stick up for myself …

Indirect Bullying Then Denied As Paranoia 
I starting dating a man whom at the time seemed perfectly okay. Unbeknown to me this man knew some of my work colleagues and instead of telling me decided …

Bullied Once And Refrained From Return Years Later 
2005. I joined a big Telco company as a contractor. Before 6 months they offered me a perm position that I accepted gratefully. My reputation of reliable, …

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Beauty Shop Bully Part Two 
In my last story, I had just moved to another shop. This one was booth rental too. The owner of the shop was the bully this time and the other 5 girls …

Kevmo Dude 
I was bullied for about 8 years at work. I ended up with a drink problem went into rehab and am now in recovery. It took me a long time to realise that …

Mobbing In A Union 
I'll try to make this as short as possible. A few months ago, some people got transferred to our department where I worked. They where not part of our …

Workplace Bullying In A Government Agency 
From the day I started my job in a government agency I was never really welcomed or included by the existing team members. But I didnt make a thing of …

Bullying In The Helping Professions 
I find it very ironic that managers and coworkers can say that they are all for clients but when they interact with coworkers, they treat them with much …

Unbelievable 
It is a long story... but I reluctantly took a job in a very small Unit that I was my area of expertise. I say reluctantly due to the fact that there was …

Asking For Advice... 
After a decade of bullying by one coworker, with the covert aid of the department manager, it is still escalating. I am tired of getting dirty looks from …

Education Consultant 
I have worked for company for 6 years. My boss has always seemed to dislike me and there doesn't seem to be anything I can do to change this. He blames …

Always Getting Bullied 
No matter where I go, what employment I get I am always bullied in the organisation. It makes me think what I am doing wrong. I was bullied every single …

Workplace Bulying Led To Sexual Harrassment 
I have worked for a company for seven years and I have never seen a company like this before!! This company has several office bullies, one which has been …

Being Bullyed For Being Too Shy 
I had a lot of jobs in my life and I do admit that I am a bit quiet at work, mostly because I try very hard to stay away from negativity in the workplace. …

Higher Education Hell 
I have worked in higher education for years. I accepted my present position to escape a serious bullying environment that was not adequately addressed …

Lead in the Office 
Came into the back office and the word shit was written through my name. The person responsible made an apology that was very insincere. The manager of …

Finally Free After 2 Years! 
I took the job with some trepidation because parts of it involved routine, administrative work, and I'm a highly skilled and experienced IT person (databases, …

New Bullying Petition 
I am campaigning for a change in legislation in which the issues of bullying are dealt with within the workplace. In the United Kingdom and Ireland …

Ex Boyfriend Nightmare 
I dated a man for 5 years. We had a good relationship. I worked hard to treat him well and he worked hard to treat me well. Four years into the relationship …

Former Executive Director / The Devil's Playmate 
I worked at a prominent community service organization that takes pride in the slogan "we build strong kids, families and communities". It also has a mission …

Bullying Paranoid Schizophrenic 
In our remote rural area with a limited population base it is very difficult to find volunteers for our nonprofit organization. As director, I must pick …

Alive and Well, It Exists 
My husband committed suicide over this issue; the perpetrators took my bright and personable husband and had him questioning his very sanity. It took its …

Retail Store Manager Needs Advice 
I am a manager at a well known retail store, my issue is with another manager who is on the same level as myself. We used to be ok with each other I used …

Bipolar Coworker 
I need help/advise/suggestions! I recently was hired by a small telecommunications vendor company... I love my job and I'm good at it. My problem -- …

Workplace Bullying Victim 
I was employed at a company for over four years as an Accounts Payable Coordinator. I have always been considered to be a loyal, considerate, helpful, …

Abuse of Power 
Need help... hoping someone will have advice. This is an emotionally charged situation, so objectivity is the key for me. There are other workers in this …

Public Service Bullies Rewarded While Target Forced Out 
Hi, my name is Cathy. I worked for the public service for nearly 30 years. A member of management made a sexual advance toward me about 2 yrs into my career. …

Interactive Design Job Turns Sour 
Hi There, glad I found this site. I joined a company in Leicester Square London via an agency last September. The company specialises in interactive design …

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Bullying in Schools 
I have worked for a while in a school, when a parent complained about me to management about me being rude to her. When the office manager told me this …

Coworker Bully Backed by Coworkers  
I was hired over a 1 yr ago into a small office; upon my hire all my fellow employees each in their own way warned me about a fellow employee who was a …

Husband and Wife in the Workplace Resulting in an Uneven Power Base 
I work in a close, busy environment with other health professionals, clients and their friends and families. A couple have been working in our unit …

Beauty School Bully 
I am a cosmetology student in an adult program. Heck, I'm almost 30 years old! My story starts with a client. A women in my class had a regular client. …

Bullying By Women Managers 
About two years ago I offered my services as a volunteer to a Brussels based NGO, the deal was that I would work to procure EU Commission funded research …

Bullying In A Community Center 
Recently I have been a target of bullying in the work place I've been called things like "too nice, phony, sneaky etc" When I first started working at …

The Three-Headed Snake 
I worked in a lovely, small nursing home for 12 1/2 years. For many years, I loved it. I had my own staff and could create programming however I wanted. …

No Good Employee Shall Go Unpunished 
I was a 17 1/2 year employee at a hospital. I always got great evaluations and never thought that my job was in danger. I have received hundreds of accolades …

Evil Lecturers 
I was bullied by a lecturer, since the first day. The most traumatising part was telling another lecturer and finding out that that he saw it as totally …

An Unusual Case of Bullying 
I have a most unusual story of bullying. It involves my local 'friendly' supermarket. I am a customer there and have been so for many years. Two women …

Beauty Shop Bully 
It took me a year to realize what was going on where I worked. My self confidence wasn't there anymore and I went from working five days a week to three. …

Being Bullied And Then Wrongfully Terminted 
For over 1 year I have had to deal with a supervisor whom I "inherited" when my original supervisor resigned after 17 years with the company. He wasn't …

The Postal Service Has Shown That They Are Above The Law 
With Obama being in office now, maybe the law will apply to the USPS, it's harasser and allies. Harassment without accountability at the USPS has gone …

Where The "Circle" Began 
I recently submitted a short description of my experience with workplace bullying in our family business. The fact that this takes place in a family run …

Strong But Not Sure How Long 
I work at a newspaper which is part of a large newspaper company. I am succeeding in my job. Won 15 awards over a year's time, often on television for …

It Is Just a Facade 
I'm currently working for a well known corporation who presents themselves as protector leaders in today's financial markets. It's all a facade. This is …

Workplace Bullying at Hospital 
My hospital employer is posting negative comments that patients make on a satisfaction survey. Some of these comments contain the full names of some employees. …

The Circle - Mobbing Within a Family Business 
I have a very unique workplace bullying and mobbing case. My husband is the owner of the company and his older brother is his partner. Many days the workers …

Civl Servant Dublin City Ireland 
I am feeling very down at the moment and suffering from physical illness as a result of bullying. It is taking the form of belittling me and my work, …

Almost 9 Years Down the Tubes 
I did volunteering work for nearly 9 years until I was forced to take a sabbatical for nearly the past year due to a suit brought against the place I voluntarily …

Personnel Director as Serial Bully  
I worked in an international HQ and the personnel director (!) was a "serial bully". He had multiple targets, but one head target: the VP of that organisation. …

Filthy Temp 
I don’t really know how to begin this. It’s going to seem far-fetched, untrue, and paranoid to most people. I still don’t know if it was some delusion …

Postal Worker Subjected to Workplace Mobbing 
I have been the victim of selective discrimination, bullying and harassment for the past two years as I am French Canadian from Quebec. The instigator …

Fighting Back and Taking on Bully... Legally 
It has been five months since I resigned due to the relentless attacks from a bully coworker and supervisor, from the job and work that I enjoyed doing, …

Mobbed/Bullied at Work 
I went to work for (Company Name) a division of (Parent Company Name) in May 2008 and worked there until I was fired on October 17, 2008. I feel over a …

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Project Officer 
I was in a inter company 5 years, the last year and a half was when the bullying started because, this is the ironic part : I was asked to take on certain …

Covert Tactics By Corporations 
Wow! Where do I start? I work at (international courier company). I have had sups running "skits" on me for two years. I have had everything that I am... …

Bullying/Mobbing in Public Sector 
I work for a local government as a middle manager. My duties include training and supervising junior employees. A few years ago a new employee was hired …

Teacher Assistant at a Middle School 
I used to work in a corporate bank for over 21 years as an executive assistant until my department decided to move to another state. I was given a generous …

Petition to Pass an Anti-Bullying Healthy Workplace Bill 
Hi All, If you are a US resident please sign this petition to pass an Anti-Bullying Healthy Workplace Bill. http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/anti-bullying-healthy-wor …

Teacher Being Bullied :( 
I started a new teaching job and from day one, people have been horrible to me. I'm constantly ignored, excluded, and set up to find myself in the line …

Banking Representative Being Bullied 
I have been here before. The story is the same. I am very competent, very intelligent, dedicated to my work, and a great person - yet someone (a peer or …

Back to Work 
My story begins after returning to work after an 8 year absence to have my youngest two children. I returned to the place I had previously worked but in …

Nursing Home Bullying 
I was happy, after graduating from college, to obtain a job at a nursing home as a Social Worker. Since childhood I have volunteered with the elderly …

Unemployed Government Worker Suffers From PTSD 
I worked for an elected official, several in fact for many years. My former boss was very nice personable man. He was also ineffective, a boss in name …

Bully Boss? 
Our company had a casual worker, who was okay to work with, but after she was offered the manager job she changed personality. She did not ask me how I …

Hair Salon Owner and Renter Bully 
I rented a chair at a hair salon and was there for a total of 4 months before I was able to find another salon in the same area (to keep the clientelle …

Teacher's Assistant Targeted by Bullies Asks "Why Me?" 
I wonder if anyone out there can help me, I started work a few months ago in a school as a teaching assistant although I have done this work in another …

Mean Girls  
I started working at a test engineering facility several months ago. I got along with everyone really well except for two girls. We were all assistants …

Mobbed in Indiana 
I have two co-workers who are like night and day. The are both older than I am. I really like working with them but the emotional strain is becoming difficult. …

They Wanted Me to Wash Their Cars 
In July of 2007 I was hired in a Sales role with a U.S.-based company in Toronto and in September of 2007 I started working for them. For the first 3 months …

Bullied Out of Sales Jobs 
I have been working in two different stores here, and I can't believe how bad the issue is. I have been called names, on the sales floor by others, taunted, …

Bullies Rob Your Self-Esteem Unless You Trust Yourself 
After my divorce I left Colorado and lived temporarily in Texas near my mother where I worked at JCPenney. I soon became the target of three young hairstylists. …

Executive Secretary 
The accountant at our small company that I have worked at for about 3 years was friendly to me at first, but now finds it necessary to make references …

DCC is a Hell Hole 
My Bully experience came from a variety of people. From the LPN who thought she was the DON, the MDS coordinator, and the Administrator. I had never received …

Bullying and Playing with My Phobias 
I work in the office of a manufacturer in the Midwest. I have a deep phobia regarding snakes, I get physically ill when I see one. My co-workers know this …

Horror Story in New York City - The Company You Keep? What a Joke! 
I was hired as a consultant where I currently was for a year before I became an employee on Oct. 21, 2001, the manager at the time was very pleased with …

Bullying Happens to Senior Management As Well!  
“Bullying in the workplace is usually seen as acts or verbal comments that could mentally hurt or isolate someone. Sometimes, bullying can involve negative …

As Long As She's Nice to the Customers, Right? 
I just left my job, where I was the target of a bully for nearly 10 months. I took the job knowing that she may be a potential problem, but I was told …

Bullying Leads to Grievance, Sick Leave, Threats of Termination 
Have worked for the organisation for 2 years and suffered from bullying. The perpetrator has formed a clique with the other members of the team to exclude …

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Counselor Target of Malicious Gossip 
I started working as a counselor in February 2008. When I entered the job, I made friends quickly, I became very popular with the patients. In this type …

Bank IT Worker Humiliated 
My name is Gabriel, and I am from Argentina. I am working for a bank in Toronto in the IT department. Since I started working here, I've been humiliated …

Currently: The Most Hated Person In Our Team 
I hardly know where to start. I've sunk so low I'm not even sure I can remember a day I have not cried 'til I thought I would die from it. I often wish …

Health Care Bullies 
Bullying is a hallmark of the health care industry. I am a victim of bullying. I could not dream that nurses and main line health care staff could revert …

Janitorial Maintenance 
I've been bullied for about 6 years. My little part time job requires me to clean public buildings, such as community, city hall, department of public …

Backstabbing Coworker 
I work with someone who is a backstabber to all that know them. When I became new in this position one of my friends warned me about them and gave me advise …

08Bullying - UK Petition 
I was bullied by a manager for over 12 months. I made a formal complaint to the Local Government Ombudsman with regards to the way the City Council dealt …

Workplace Bullying Alive and Well in a Large Aerospace Firm 
I work in a large Aerospace firm in Germany. I am a US citizen. I have been employed with the firm for over 3 years, on the same project incident free. …

Financial Counselor Endures Mobbing Then Bullying 
I have experienced mobbing, left without notice and then was bullied on my next job. The mobbing happened when I was at a branch office. One of the main …

Software Engineer Faces Workplace Mobbing 
I've recently awoken to this problem because suddenly I have also become a victim of one of these forms of Psychological Harassment, more specifically …

HR Heart of Toxic Workplace Rife with Bullying, Sexism, Racism, Corruption 
When I got my now former job (June 2005) I thought I'd be happy. Everyone seemed cool, the job looked like something I'd enjoy, and my boss looked like …

Try to Hang in There for the Severance 
Having worked previously in the Legal/Compliance Department for a large corporation in the private sector, I learned how far an employer can and will go …

Bullied But Held My Dignity 
Hello. I started working and for the first several months things were great. Good boss, great work reviews until the person training me started telling …

Set Up 'N' Wiped Out 
I started my new job as contracts manager 2 1/2 years ago. My employer was quite impressed by my skills and eagerness to work and was awarded quarterly …

Supervisor at Health Care Facility Speaks Out 
I work in a health care facility, I am a male RN and supervise aides (majority being women). My concern is that the aides seem to have a problem with taking …

Target of Workplace Bullying Asks, "What's Happening To Me?" 
I am at present going through a very emotional and stressful time at work with my manager and senior staff I'm constantly having to watch my back. I can't …

How To Transcend Workplace Bullying 
I have recently survived a workplace bully. He was the manager of a group of 7 people, myself included. This was a group of people who loved what they …

Bullies Rationalize Their Behavior 
This story took place about 20 years ago. I was working as a bus boy at a catering hall. It involved a fellow teenager named Gary who had a weird sense …

Working in Health Care Industry is Not Always Healthy 
Years ago I worked for a major health care provider in So. California. I worked in the admissions department and loved my job. The people I worked with …

Conflicted About Leaving Toxic Workplace 
Recently I was dx with an illness that altered my ability to perform certain task associated with my job. My doctor placed me on some restrictions while …

Older Worker Among Young Bullies 
Since I moved to my present location I have been a victim of bullying. I never had it so bad before. Maybe, my mind just didn't grasp the reality of a …

HR Made Everything Worse 
I work Quality Control and before we moved to a bigger space where I have my own lab space, my lab and the office kitchen were the same thing so basically …

The Most Mental Draining Job Ever! 
My name is Jannelle and I work for a small pharmacy chain ... in Illinois. I've been there for about 4 months now, and I really hate my work place. The …

Team Leader 
Working for a private community services company who employ a number of staff who are either friends or family members of the owners has been difficult. …

"The Why" 
Why do we meet up with those who like to give us a hard time ... in little or big ways? Go back into your younger days (childhood) Do you recall mom, …

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Virginia Grams Bullied At Work And On Facebook 
I have been coping with flu. Had to leave several times to go to doctor. One episode was so bad I thought I was going to die. My inhaler helped me no relief …

Backstabbed By A Female Coworker Using "Sex" Card 
I’m a male, working at a nuclear power plant where we have two refueling outages a year. These outages last about 30 days and during this time we do all …

Attending Physician Employed By Hospital 
I expressed my opinion regarding a restructuring in a meeting where administrator, union representatives and staff were present. I was concerned that the …

Corporate Mobbing 
Hi my story begun two years ago. Before that I used to receive rewards and good performance evaluations. On 2014 I had a new manager she arrived to …

Frenemy In The Teachers Lounge 
I started a new job this year at a school I had been subbing at. I was excited to work with kids and meet potential friends. I've lived in a new city for …

Big Bad Bully Wolf 
I search hi and low almost everyday for answers, not for why people bully, but why when the person who can do something doesn't. My story has played …

My Personal Experiences In The Workplace Due To Bullying 
I was sitting in the cafeteria in the workplace when suddenly this guy started yelling at me. He and his other friends were also laughing at me. He also …

Homophobic Bullying At University Has Long Lasting Effects 
I am writing to relate an unpleasant incident of bullying that I experienced as an American Studies and English Literature student at University. A female …

Right Is Wrong And Being Competent Is Bad 
As a new supervisor was being moved to my team a member of her old team warned me this woman would come after me. She told me to watch everything I do …

Working With An Unsupportive Supervisor - Part Two 
Continued from Part One ... Custos left from the party around 23. I escorted him to the door for hand shaking. His facial expression was shocked and …

Working With An Unsupportive Supervisor - Part One 
Abstract A supervisor was retired in a small research group. The retired professor continued to guide the postgraduate studies under the power …

When Will Someone Do The Right Thing? 
I will not waste your time. I am engaged with Government bullying and workplace favoritism. Why are there no groups or organizations to aide us...???

Joy And Peace 
JOY AND PEACE!! JOY; by dictionary definition is: great pleasure and happiness. I have been ousted from a few places of employ after MANY years of …

Everyone Hang In There. Now Is Your Chance. 
I work for an institution that has tried to show it's employees "They Are Above The Law". And while (In my case at least). It is not the institution itself …

No Disciplinary Action Taken Against Three Culprits 
I work for a company on a government building. One night I was in on overtime (escorting sub-contractors) on another building, when I went into the workshop …

Everyone Everywhere 
I've used this web site many years ago. It helped me express myself and be heard. My story is one of success, but not without it's ill effects. I managed …

Bullied/ Intimidated By Very Large Co-Worker 
I have an extremely large co-worker. He is very intimidating. Though he only started working at my employment a few weeks ago, he has already begun to …

There's Got To Be A Better Way! 
It's been years since I have used this site to get me through a difficult time. I'm happy to tell you that I survived my bullying experience, but not without …

From Teaching Post In High School To Non-Teaching Post In Office 
I was working in a production department as a senior technician for about 17 years . Then on a/c of medical compassionate ground and urgent requirement …

Remember P.E.S.T. Control 
This is not psychological tactic; if done purely from the standpoint of mind and control of another; it will be seen through. The first ingredient to …

Work Part Time 
Work part time; work 2 part time jobs. (this for Americans) Actually, most employers want to hire workers part time now. But... there is GOOD in part …

Workpalce Bullying At A Full Service Day Spa And Salon(?) 
Hi everyone. I have been reading all these stories, and I felt that way as well. I just found this page today. I moved to a different state and I was …

I Did It… I Knew How In Words… I Did It In 'Actions' (It Didn't Hurt) 
I now fully understand … and I give the credit where it is due… GOD! (God who gives us the gift of understanding; of GOD) I was working a few hours …

A Young Nurse Deals With Workplace Bullying 
Hello Fellow Readers, I have only been a nurse for 5 years as an EN and I have never been bullied in my life till I started nursing. I was actually shocked …

Part III Connect The Dots 
So; as I wrote in Part I and Part II …PSYCHOLOGY (head stuff) has replaced the seeing of workers as individuals with soul. Business most concerned with …

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Part II — Connect The Dots (Links To Corroborate Theory) 
Industrial and Organizational psychology …this is what management uses as a guid to finding a good worker, what workers to promote, who to fire, who …

Connect The Dots All Workers! 
Bullying is real. Same type as was in the school playgrounds of grade school or the high school 'mocking' in cafeteria or hall or outside of school. …

Do No Harm 
I changed careers at age 51. Being in management for 25 years, I thought I had seen it all, and experienced it all when it came to behavior. In that 25 …

Know The New Way Of Office 
How to deal with a "bully" (nasty sort, intimidator) "turn the other cheek" / which means (THIS was a tough hurdle to get over; as I was taught …authority …

Health Worker Bullied At Work 
Being a motivated and enthusiastic member of staff I applied for a promotion. Three members of staff were interviewed. During the interview I was prevented …

Devastated Male Victimized By Two Women 
I was a was a target because I was the type of person who made the decision to be happy everyday, regardless of any circumstance. I was there for 2 months. …

I Was Bullied By USPS 
I was bullied from 2006 to about 2010 by USPS. I got the bullying to stop after 1,000 of dollars in legal fees. I never got back. So I'm creating a documentary …

You Will Get Over The Event 
I have read the stories of bullying here… and I haven't a doubt they have all happened. I do understand when some say they will never get 'over' this event. …

Cat And Mouse Game II 
Cat and Mouse… be a positive, business like BUSINESS person. That's who management hired; or wanted to hire. Do not tell jokes, do not try to be 'witty', …

STRENGTH Part II 
Live the WHOLE life …mind body spirit … of GOD Ways… is to be on 'the narrow road' / that FEW find. There is the strength that 'buliies' don't have. …

Strength 
BE STRONG! Be strong in what it takes to stay present… out in the world. An instructor in classroom once put it as this acronym: K. A. S. H. Knowledge, …

Word "Bullying" And Answer Is Found In Unlikely Spot 
FOUND this which is the essence to decent society: NOTE THAT WORD mentioned EVEN 2000 years ago! -- Slaves, be obedient to your human masters with fear …

What Bullying Did To Me 
My first experience with 'bullying' I didn't even know it was 'bullying' … It was 1993; a small 'trade' shop (ok; specifically printing) I was in the graphic …

Know 'The Game' 
COMPLAINERS / GRIPERS! … it starts out as innocent and somewhat harmless; a little 'complaining' of something that could have been better… BUT … be …

Childish Behavior of Workplace Bully, Mailhandler 
We have a Mailhandler in his 50's that thinks he can intimidate by driving by on his forklift and give me nasty looks. He will speed by without blowing …

Third Grade Teacher 
I was a highly esteemed teacher who everyone respected and parents loved having their child in my class. When I talked at meetings or at the lunch table, …

Caught In A Knot 
I am the target of a bully who knows she is behaving badly but believes it is her right. Although she has had formal written complaints from clients, management …

Harassment At Job 
I am currently working at a job for 11 months as a receptionist. The day girl who does the work is harassing me. It's not severe bullying but I don't like …

Mobbed and Bullied at Work 
I highly recommend the ebook available on this site: "What Every Target of Workplace Bullying Needs to Know" . I have not entirely read the book nor …

Big Brother With Learning Disabilities Being Harassed At Work 
I am sharing this—it's not actually myself (I would stand up to bullies) who is suffering from workplace bullying, but my big brother who has quite substantial …

When Work Becomes A War Zone 
I have been at my current job for over 9 years. Last fall a new Director was hired and she has waged war against quite a few white female employes. She …

Conflict With Male Coworker 
I'm not sure if this is bullying or a personality conflict between me and a younger male coworker. He joined the team I'm on 15 months ago. I worked very …

The Abominable Bullymen 
I worked for eight years being bullied. At the interview, the bully asked my interviewer, his boss, if I was going to get his work. He immediately thought …

I Wouldn't Believe It Myself, But It's Real 
This starts out rather strange. I am a psychiatric provider, meds, evals, 15 year clinical experience. I answered a job application with the areas largest …

Workplace Bullying Snake Pit 
The small bathroom remodelling company where I work looks normal from the outside, but on the inside its a place where the older employes or company snakes …

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Bullying and Mobbing... A Different Approach 
I work for a municipality as an industrial mechanic. My workgroup consists of eleven people, typically working in pairs in the field and our group is removed …

Working Has Become Political 
I am getting the gist; today's work a day world is all about being astute to others and self and being politically smart in order to stay employed. …

Succinct Advice 
The world (my nation; any nation) has EVIL always part of ANYTHING that is GOOD OR CAN BE GOOD. EVIL ROAMS seeking whom to 'devour' (bring to it's side). …

Picking Sides 
The bullying I experienced at my office was partly my fault. I am on the autism spectrum and behavior that would be a red flag for most people is not so …

How to Educate Society in General About Workplace Bullies 
So you have been bullied and YOU do know it. What is most frustrating is that of NOT being believed. Your boss doesn't believe your words, your co-workers …

This Time I Give First Name 
It's been 4 years unemployment. The last position was THE WORST in terms of having to endure a bully co-worker, with an office and title (but I did not …

Dangers of Obessed Cyber Bullies 
To my surprise workplace holds many various areas of company culture. It can be office, business, vendors, colleagues and a mirage of other named work …

Just Shut Down 
I have been at the same company for five years and I really don't know how I hung on so long. My first manager was fired for not doing his job, and …

Successfully Sued Bullying Employers 
I was subjected to corporate bullying for years in a small company. The office manager took a dislike to me as I was seen as extremely competent in my …

Pretty Sad To Think... 
I work for a very large company in Upstate NY. I witnessed something very disturbing one day when I pulled in. There was a manger out in the parking lot …

Thought I Was Working In The Twilight Zone 
Just recently I was bullied on the job by a person who daily remind me that she had been there 17+ years at the company. I was shunned and cut out of the …

Workplace Bullying (No One Believes Me) 
After my mother died, I found a new job on my birthday which enables me to start fresh and forgot about my unhappy lost of my mother. However, I meet these …

Little Me 
It was a quick process. Started 8/14/12, and ened 10/1/12 when I was fired. 11 people in the office, mobbed by 6 of them. The Comptroller, the CEO, Human …

From PTSD to Recovery in Canada 
This is my short version, as what happened to me was enough to write a book: After standing up to one bully, I was outrageously bullied by 6 co-worker …

Be "Mystery" As Much As Possible 
Everything matters when we live in a morally subjective culture and a high tech one. "The walls have ears" (that saying was around even before computers; …

Being Bullied—Does It Mean I'm Weak? 
I am 44 and have been in my workplace for about 17 years. I moved into a new department about 11 months ago, following long term absence after a major …

More Advice Your Employer WON'T Tell You 
Here's a link to what bothers your employer: Employers liable for employee libel on Social Networks! TIP 1 : do not use the employers computer …

Another Idea 'Why The Bullying' 
There's a reason folks bully. It's been said over and over, bullies are insecure. When I worked in '80 - '93 (pre computer days) manual hands on labor …

Face It 
Face it folks. If you are a worker for another; that boss or company holds all the cards. Even if you are the most talented genius and bring them in millions; …

I Have To Speak One More Good 
Yes; bullying is bad. Another reason it might be occuring is because of too many hours in day and not enough work for all in those hours. The one's who …

Just One More Good News Story 
It's real; bullying is real. We are good and we don't mind constructive criticism, and we give benefit of doubt at first that 'the criticism' of something …

7 Tips For New Job And (Maybe) Avoid Being Bullied 
A few tips I discovered through trial and error as to how to handle being new in a new work environment. 1. Avoid being isolated. My most recent …

Know From Whence It Came 
I've been reading the stories; and it is sad how people who call themselves adults could be so nasty and 'high school' teenager to their co workers or …

Widow Wants To Publish Story Of Husband's Betrayal By Boss 
My husband worked in a small town grocery store managed and built the meat department to a huge success in less than two years. Became best of friends …

Bullied At Work And Want To Reduce Notice Period By One Day 
I am being bullied at work and have luckily found a new job but in my last week I have mentioned it to HR and my manager as the sooner I am out of this …

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Teacher 
Our new line manager is 29. I am a 50-year-old woman. He obviously has "issues" with women my age: a female colleague and I are being bullied out of our …

Workplace Bullying in Accounts Payable 
Today is the first day I realized that my bullying did not just start from this job that I've had for almost 10 years. It started in High School where …

OC's Big Sister 
I have a coworker, who I called a friend at one point. I took a trip to Vegas with her and another coworker, unfortunately when we got there the coworkers …

Female Government Worker 
I am currently off sick with anxiety and depression and have been since August. I work for local government and have done for 23 yrs. Four years ago our …

Overcoming The Bully 
I went into a new position and was trained by a woman with whom I would job share the position. From the beginning I didn't trust her - the accusations, …

Associate Quit Due to Workplace Bullying 
The managers there would openly rebuke me in front of costumers that I had developed a rapport with for issues beyond my doing or that where out of my …

Abuse Was His Only Leadership Skill 
I didn't know how to deal with, and still don't know how to deal with a previous technical lead that I have previously worked for. He seemed to need a …

Lets Make An Example Of This Company 
I worked at a place for 13 years and in the last 7 or so I've endured and witnessed name calling, racism, sexual harassment, groping, womanizing and even …

Bully Principal 
I am a school teacher in the US. Six years ago, I took a new position at a brand new middle school. The principal of the school was the domestic partner …

Workplace Bullied in NH Resulting in Severe PTSD 
I worked in the Educational Field, (High School) for 6 years. My supervisor would scream and undermine many of us. Initially reporting to her supervisor, …

Retail Head Office Bullying 
I moved to Australia from the UK 8 months ago and started working in a retail head office - my role in this organisation was never fully explained to me …

Soul Destroying Bullying of Nurse 
I worked for 31 years in a Major Public Hospital in Victoria, as a Nurse. I spent the last 11 years working in the job capacity as an below knee Amputee. …

Workplace Bullying of Shop Assistant 
I work in a shop, I am a shop assistant and we've got 2 supervisors whom are mother and daughter they are forever bitching and bullying me at work because …

Deliberate Ploys To Isolate Me 
Hello, I work for a largish organisation who you would think that things like this do not happen but ever since I have started my boss has made it clear …

Mobbing At University 
Hello, I am based in Australia. I believe I have been the target of mobbing as a mature age student in a university environment. A small part of the bullying …

Micro Manager 
I have worked for this company for 2 1/2 years, my first mistake was making a complaint about abusive unprofessional behaviour from the boss. From then …

I Feel Like A Coward 
I work for a very small business where the only other people in the office are the owner, her daughter, and one other employee. We live in a small town …

Dr. Rosenberg Speaks Out 
Dr. Rosenberg Speaks Out. The Teacher Who Cares. The Rosenberg Revolution. Share With Others. Regarding Rutgers

Playworker 
I worked at an after school club as a playworker and it was a really nice place to work. The manager started a new woman and immediately she started isolating …

Hostess/Server 
I had to start working at an early age because my mom left me home alone with no food or money. I got a job in an Italian restaurant at the age of fifteen. …

Bullied From Day Three In A New Job 
I started my new job in September, although I had been working voluntarily and in a different role within the organisation for roughly a year. I love my …

It's All In The Past 
My heart goes out to each and everyone of you. I was there, the situation was so bad that I eventually walked out of work one afternoon and went home. …

All Of A Sudden I Can't Do Anything Right 
I work at a non-profit and have for 7 years now. I wear many hats: I am the paperwork HR person, P/R person, Executive Assistant, Development Assistant, …

Dogs and Cats, and Bullies, Oh My! 
I still vividly recall the first (and with any luck, last) time I left a job on bad terms. I was working in the boarding kennel of a large vet hospital. …

Bullying Has Left Scars 
When the bullying was happening at work I made excuses for the person that was doing it and I allowed myself to believe that it was my fault, that I need …

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Workplace Bullying An Unsolved Problem For An Excecutive 
The top managers could not understand or pretending not to understand I do not know, at last I spoke to CEO about the actual situation I am facing from …

Waitress Will Not Go Back 
Recently after my high school graduation, I started working as a part-timer for a restaurant in Austin. The owner is the cook and his wife is the person …

Bullying By Junior Staff As Well As Senior Manager 
Without asking an explanation from my side and without knowing how I work I am frequently asked by my boss to provide all the documents to junior staff …

No Consquences For The Victim 
I am tired of being a victim. I was in special ed in class and was called named and then I graduated and complained when it happened at work. I did the …

I've Experienced Constant Workplace Bullying In Lots Of Ways 
I was an NQT last year and I was bullied by the entire early years team. I was not trained in reception, although I was placed there, despite the fact …

Bullied by Peter Principle 
I’ve started to work for one of the most respectful institutions with a great reputation in financial industry last year in August 2010. A new department …

Work and Online Calender Monitored by Co-Worker 
I work for a government department that shares an office with another large organisation. We have calendars on our computers in which we can put appointments …

Boss Makes Me Punch Out For Team Meetings 
In Florida my boss makes me punch out for team meetings? Is this legal to do? So basically I don't get paid when there is a team meeting... I have not …

Chemist 
My co-workers said to me 3 year ago, The service I offer makes me look good and makes him look bad. Since then everything at work is upside down. He managed …

UK Public Sector Supervisor Bullied By Staff 
This is the first time in 22 years full time working that I have worked for a public sector company and I've never experienced mobbing like this in any …

Live... 
I have been a victim of bullying for a long time and I really did not recognize it as that. I just thought some people are just mean and I should stay …

Document The Bullying 
Document the Bullying in a diary that no one knows about: 1. What time did it happen? 2. Where did it happen? 3. Identify the Bully? 4. What …

Schoolyard Terror 
I was bullied. First at home by my Father who inflicted physical pain with the hose, his fists, punches; kicks. He emotionally and psychologically tormented …

I've Developed Serious Trust Issues After 2 Years Of Bullying 
After reading so many of the stories, I too feel compelled to share mine. I worked for the same nonprofit for almost 6 years. After the first year, I was …

Frustrated With The Man Who Owns The Company 
I have worked for the financial company for 20 years. I work directly under the owner. During this time he has said thank you maybe five times. He talks …

Napoleon At Work 
I have 2 bosses (owners of the company), one is super nice and the other just plain bully that hates his life. The thing is that this guy, let's call him …

Employer, Now Former Employer Continues Attacking 
I was hired at a non-profit in Pepper Pike, OH in 2008 as the IT Director. My very long road began when my employer directed me to implement file system …

HELP! I'm Being Attacked By The Office Cyber Bully! 
I'm being attacked by the receptionist at my job. She's tracking every day I'm sick and late on her desk calendar where everyone can see it. She's …

Threatened For Making Complaint 
Worked in a supermarket. Had a problem. Wanted to make a complaint to the company but someone else got it in the head office and returned it to local …

Bullied As An Apprentice 
I started an apprenticeship at an engineering firm in 1998 at a place where my mother also worked, my first few years went without a hitch working onsite …

Bullied by Doctor 
This is bullying in one of big hospitals. An acting manager needs to discipline to an employee who was continuing to breach hospital policy. This staff …

Bullied Hospital RN In NH 
"Workplace violence is any act against an employee that creates a hostile work environment and negatively affects the employee either physically or psychologically. …

Multiple Office Bullies 
I have had 3 office bullies in my workplace. There have been others but these are the main ones who have really caused a lot of damage, not only for me, …

Doctor Bullied My Sister! 
What does one do when one has complained to the AMA that a doctor told my sister (75 yrs) "to piss off, and that she wasn't his patient"!! She reported …

Sadly Not A New Story 
Before writing, I took the time to read others posts about their bullying experiences. What struck me the most was how long they endured the bullying. …

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The Wanabe 
Hi, In my cie we have a Wanabe and I even wonder if it was not written for her!! Personally I just ignore her because anyway each time she tries to sabotage …

Television Producer-Director 
I've been a victim of workplace bullying for my entire career. Both parents smacked me and my brothers around at home, from an early age. Mom "invented" …

Bullying By Having Insufficiently Planned Procedures  
I work in a very a large organization. Over the past five years a huge number a new work procedures have been introduced, most of which have been poorly …

Cry For Help 
My name is Paula, and I am 47 years old and I live in Belfast and I was born with a cleft pallet. Over the years I have had quite a few operations. I went …

Bullied At Work In Aged Care 
I have been working for 18 months and really enjoy my new job. I am 49 years old and stand up for myself or so I thought, but all of a sudden one of the …

Thought They Were My Friends... As We Grow Old, It Never Ends 
I should have known better, ya know the feeling we all get in our stomachs when we know someone has a toxic attitude. I never really liked her. She was …

An Insulted And Damaged Life - A Female Migrant Story In Australia 
This is a story about a female migrant in Australia. It is a true story. A Chinese woman came to Australia 20 years ago, employed in a state government …

Cook For Non-Profit 
I was excited to work cooking healthy and good food for people living on limited incomes. Centre is in poverty stricken area. When I started, noticed that …

Treating Me Like A Child 
I am treated like a stupid child, (I am going to leave next week, and I think I will have a lawyer present, I know I am entitled to one) I was always behind …

This Workplace Bully Has No Chance 
I write this as an article of hope for those being bullied in a similar work environment. I am soon to be victorious and in such ludicrously short time. …

Teacher Looking For Fictional Book For Adults That Highlights Bullying Behavior 
I worked for years in special education in an affluent suburban district. My partner-teacher was known to sit at the lunch table telling raucous stories …

Mobbed in Health Care (Part 4) 
From the day I returned the ostracizing and silent treatment continued, and their facial expressions at report was that I was abhorred. None of them would …

Mobbed in Health Care (Part 3) 
The next working day, I approached our old unit manager who was working on another unit (she's a social worker by training) and told her everything that …

Mobbed in Health Care (Part 2) 
At this point, I had started a small diary of the daily co-worker abuse I kept hidden in a zippered compartment in my bag. Their abuse was escalating: …

Mobbed in Health Care (Part 1) 
After years of being back-stabbed and bullied by three on the shift I worked (they mainly bitched amongst themselves while doing very poor work and dominating …

Another Crazy Workplace?! 
I know I am not lonely experience this problem and it can happen to anyone and I mean anyone. I am a minority from Europe and I work in a southern state. …

Driving Me To The Edge 
As usual it started off as a bit of fun. My phone was regularly stolen however it was returned so I didn't think anything of it. My car keys were then …

Division 2 Nurse 
Have been employed in same Hospital for 30 years, in heavy, demanding Medical Ward. Am also an below knee Amputee. 3 years ago this manager was found …

Bullied by the CEO Part 4 
INCIDENT NINE: Exactly one week after this incident came the next one. Our CEO was out of office for the day, for some meetings in Charlotte. He called …

Bullied by the CEO Part 3 
INCIDENT SIX: Sexual harassment is a sensitive subject and should be handled as such. During our training we briefly touched on it, but were never told …

Bullied by the CEO Part 2 
INCIDENT THREE: The next project I was given by the CEO was to create a spreadsheet of the office budget and to not let anyone know I was working on it. …

Bullied by the CEO Part 1 
I had quit my last job as an Assistant Manager at a Fast Food restaurant because of the way they treat their Managers. I pulled an average 60 hours a week …

Increasingly Isolated 
I am on the end of a slander campaign by one or two people in my community. This is related to my previous entries on the supermarket mobbing I have experienced. …

Harassment And Legal Action 
I have been working with this company for 7 years. 3 years ago, I was relocated to a foreign country on a 3 years contract. I'm hard working and extensively …

The Christmas Party 
I trained DF when he started at the same insurance company as me. He was very confident and brash. After a year of working there, he stopped speaking …

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Wall Street Analyst 
I have done exceptional work all year for my new company. I'm the first one in every morning, I work hard, in a year I've never taken a sick day, and …

Bullying Online - Cyber Bullying 
Hi, I have been bullied on line by a person know to me through one of my previous work. He and his gf and his other friends mock and ridicule me at every …

The Loan Sharks 
Banks have sure changed in the last twenty five years. I was bullied by a bank. I did the most stupid thing I took out a loan which was way over my head. …

I'm Being Paid To Be Abused 
I've worked for my boss for one year now. At first, he was funny, kind, giving, and supportive. And within two months, it began. The put-downs but he was …

Bullies Rife In The Caring Professions 
A few years ago I worked with a woman who I am sure had a narcissistic personality disorder. Going to work was like walking into hell. Though I knew she …

Director of Training and Staff Development 
I've been currently working for this nonprofit for 4 years now. The past year has been hell for me. One night after working hours I received a call …

Getting Blamed For Manager's Mistakes 
Everyday my manager would blame me for every mistake that happened in the office, I even got in trouble for her mistakes. She lied to the director about …

Bullied Nursing Home Personal Care Attendant 
I have recently been a target of workplace 'mobbing'. This isn't the first time I've experienced bullying and I'm at the end of the road. I'm a Personal …

Music Director At Church 
Hired more than 5 years ago to play instrument, direct choir, now 28 years of experience. There is an elderly woman also in employment who plays weekly. …

Professional Speaker and Trainer 
I read lots of stories about workplace bullying and sometimes is appears more like having a 'toxic personality' in the workplace rather than a bully. Bullies …

Why Do People Bully In The Workplace? 
Why do people bully in the workplace? There is a lot of literature out there devoted to describing the negative consequences of bullying in the workplace. …

Staff 
Our bully is our human resources director. Over the years, she acquired three titles in addition to being human resources director. (Human resources director …

Victimized Personalities 
"Murphy" the author of this letter cannot seem to escape his tormentors. They are in his past, present, and future. Murphy moves and... out with the old …

Relentless 
I had a workplace bully situation that was very threatening. The bully would follow me around whenever I entered an elevator, escalator or even in the …

Big, Bad Bullies! 
Oh my goodness, have I been bullied before. My one piece of advice to anyone who realize they are being bullied in it's earliest stage is to recognize …

Sweat and Tears - Is this Deja Vu? 
Sweat and Tears Maria enters the parking lot and parks her car. She has 15 minutes before she has to go to the unit so she reclines her seat and closes …

Petition Against Workplace Bullying In Higher Education 
If you are a UK citizen / resident please sign the petition at http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/Justice-Bullying/ that reads : ?We the undersigned petition …

Professional Speaker and Trainer 
I current speak professionally and train on workplace bullying. I have seen terrible workplace bullying and have even been on the receiving end. I …

Action Against Workplace Bullying Through Petition 
There is plenty of publicity in the form of articles, books, websites, blogs, that document the fact that workplace bullying is a serious problem. These …

Bullying At My Workplace 
Hi, I have finally realized that I am since years being mobbed at my workplace from my own manager. As I am very successful in my department, whenever …

Manicurist 
Hi, I have been reading a lot about bullying lately and recognizing the patterns that I have experienced over the years. However, I never worked in …

Instructor 
My boss' 2nd in command is married to my bully. She seems to think that her way is the only way and has made it perfectly clear that I must be stupid because …

Company Trainer 
I have been working at a company for 22 years, see Quality Managers, come and go. About five years ago, a new boss came in. Thirty days later, it was time …

A Helpful Tip To Stop A Bully 
After years of enduring chronic bullying by a volunteer whose skills we desperately need for our nonprofit organization, I came up with a solution that …

Schadenfreude 
I have just been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to workplace mobbing. I cannot quit my job because I need my health benefits. Two years …

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Bullying Information And Advice 
I too, was a victim of bullying. For those who think it only happens to the young, think again! I am now in my forties, and needed to rest for a very long …

Hygeine Operative 
Hi to everyone visiting this website. My name is Darren. I am 39 years of age suffering severe mental health issues, depression, social phobia, suicidal …

Mail Clerk 
I started working for the government almost 20 years ago. The bullying started about 15 years ago by a male coworker who is still working right next door …

Consultant 
I worked for a large US based consulting firm. I was a project manager for a US government funded project overseas, and would occassionaly visit the project …

The Price of Integrity 
Over the course of 17 years of employment at a hospital, I was on the receiving end of bullying, harrassment and descrimination at the hands of not only …

Stepping Out Of The Triangle, But Into The Fire! 
I am incredibly disillusioned at what I thought were two very close coworker/friends' behavior. This is long and I apologize but you'll need some details. …

Bullied By an Executive 
I've been a team manager for years. I'm confident, enthusiastic and give my best at work. I believe my boss, an executive, targetted me because of their …

Totally Lost and Depressed 
I've been with this company for several years and was an exemplary employee. I didn't have any work problems until I transferred to another department …

Nasty Email 
I have been working at this company for about 4 years. The other woman I work with has been there for 30 years. We are the only two women in the office. …

Bullied Baker Needs Advise 
Hi, I have been bullied in the workplace for the last 6 month by my supervisor. There is no yelling or screaming just alot of nit-picking. You see I am …

Suck It Up? SUCK IT UP??? What AM I, a Vacuum Cleaner? 
Three years ago, when I was working in the corporate office of a chain-store jeweler, I was the target of a workplace bully. L. would single out employees …

Government Funded Medical Facility Support Worker 
I work in a government funded medical facility. One of the doctors there does not like me and has made no secret of it. He has stopped staff meetings to …

Truth Sayers Are Not Bullies 
As a person who speaks up about leadership bullying destroying our small towns on the prairies, I was stunned when a friend told me that I was a bully. …

Baby Business Boss from Hell 
I was running a number of country units for a baby business (YEP!) in Europe. Joining this "lifestyle" company my then boss already proved to be extremely …

Satanic Department Chair 
I am an English/photography teacher at a rural community college. I want to start here by noting that I have been a consistently high-performing employee …

Municipal Building Dept. Division Head 
First, thank you for this helpful website. It has helped me cope and understand the insidiousness of bullying/mobbing, which I personally was a target …

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Workplace Bullying Cause and Affects
There is an awful book, Gaslighting: How to Drive Your Enemies Crazy, that outlines how to completely destroy someone you dislike. One of the tenets of the book is ...