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 know it's not just me but I worry for others. My bosses (and above them) know about this, they fear her too. My union knows about her (she tried to get one of them for sexual harassment) She's smart in the way she does little things that have no witness or don't amount to anything big, making you look like your picking on her, like I'm the bully! I stopped reporting. Before the bullying I was diagnosed with PTSD, work related injury. After an accommodation I now have the pleasure working with her side by side. She has shoved me. She does things knowing it exacerbates my symptoms. Now she herself causes me to have flashbacks of my injury. I had to leave work, burning all my sick time. Insurance companies are bullies to; hoping you'll just return to work or quit or even better, jump off a bridge! There is no protection or recourse. I'm at the point of losing my house. This is taking over my life. I'm unable to function 'normally' anymore. Always looking over my shoulder. I'm seeing doctors, etc. but it's not helping. Because of this my family is suffering too. I'm not the same person anymore. My question is what real choices are out there for us? I need to make decisions and I need real options.
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