Caught In The Middle

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about asking personal questions: I feel that gossip and bullying is pretty bad at my workplace. I was trying to stop the cycle and now I’m the bad guy.

There was a situation at work recently where I was put in an awkward situation. A coworker and I had been carpooling to work a few times – and starting to become friends. This particular coworker arrived to work with an injury and two other coworkers approached me asking how close I was to her and if I thought she was being abused, depressed etc. I said I had no reason to believe that, but that I would talk to her about it.

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