Only Woman and Left Out

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about being excluded: Should I rise above the insult and maintain my focus on the job or should I speak up?

I work in a firm with two partners. One has continued to exclude me in luncheons, after hour affairs, and general discussions regarding the workplace. After three years, I attributed this exclusion to the fact that I was the only professional female in the office. I am known as a hard working, loyal and respected professional. Recently, another woman was hired, thankfully, and was welcomed in the partner’s circle of choice. Should I rise above the insult and maintain my focus on the job or should I speak up?

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