As I watched this week's episode of Glee with my husband and daughter, I remarked to them that McKinley High School, the fictional school that is the show's setting, is a horrible place. Bullying has been a recurring theme of Glee as students bully their classmates for a variety of reasons. This week's victim was a foreign exchange student. While what happens at McKinley may be an exaggeration, bullying is a real thing that happens, not only in schools, but also in many workplaces.
A workplace bully can make you want to quit your job. He or she can make you not want to get out of bed in the morning. Going to work everyday can be torture if you know you will face a bully when you get there. The person making your life miserable could be a co-worker or it could be your boss, which adds a whole new dimension to this problem. Regardless of who has made it his or her business to torture you, you have to do something about ityour job, your career and your mental well-being are at stake.
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