#907: “My hyper-vigilant work bully is bringing up all my old issues about being watched & judged.”

Captain Awkward and the Awkward Army, I recently accepted a position in a line of work that is brand new for me, exciting, mentally stimulating, and will enable me to finally be financially stable. This is all great. Except. Except for one co-worker, a trainee who was hired on at the same time as me … Continue reading #907: “My hyper-vigilant work bully is bringing up all my old issues about being watched & judged.”

#360: My coworker called me a virgin, why did that hurt my feelings so much?

Dear Captain Awkward, I live and work at an isolated location with six other people. We are nearing the end of our work rotation and everyone is wearing a little thin emotionally so that might be partially where this problem stems from. I have a really good relationship with the woman that I spend the … Continue reading #360: My coworker called me a virgin, why did that hurt my feelings so much?