Q I’ve had four jobs and each time I’ve been bullied. I was an only child and home-schooled because we lived in an isolated farm/croft in Scotland and so I wasn’t bullied at school. I don’t have many friends apart from those online. I’ve now moved into the city and I’m trying hard to fit in. Why do they pick on me at work and try to make me look small and stupid? I try not to let it bother me but it’s really upsetting me. I don’t want to have to keep leaving my job.
A By now you have seen a pattern emerging – a drama is getting played out with you as the victim. The cast of other characters changes but the outcome doesn’t.
It seems that you are the common denominator in the drama.
I don’t doubt that you want to stop being bullied and to do so it will be helpful to identify what’s actually going on and why. [Read more…]