Quitting dating sites
The problem is, I’m feeling badgered by the fact that they keep asking me if I’ve taken a break, or if I’ve taken a break and it seems too short to them, they’ll ask if I’ve taken a “real” break.I work long hours on my own volition because I take pride in the work that I do, and honestly, sometimes I’d rather be at work due to personal issues at home.I also tend to work long hours because I have a medical condition (um related to flatulence?) where I need to leave our work area to “air out” periodically throughout the day, meaning I’m away from my desk during work hours and end up working past my scheduled end time so I can work alone without distractions and worrying if someone will hear my *ahem* medical issue.I really want to say “I appreciate your concern, but I’m really into my project and will take a break when I’m ready.” Is this unreasonable?Am I supposed to be like my coworkers and take personal calls all the time and just work my schedule and nothing more? He comes from a very sheltered background and is not very worldly.When he first started, the entire team took him under our wing to show him workplace norms and professional behavior.
I’m starting to feel like I’m being counseled for working.
I’ve started to overhear (I’ve walked in on) coworkers talking about me working too much.
It annoys me when they question me about my time or act as if I work too hard.
We work in healthcare education and interact with a diverse group of people.
A few weeks ago, a group of us were chatting and I was talking about how sad I am that my older children recently moved out. He called me “mom” the other day in front of a client.