My boss is really breaking me down

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a new wrong-headed, credit-stealing boss: think my new boss has failed. Or shall I simply leave the company? I have a fairly new job offer from a competing company, but I am not sure that the company would be the best fit for me. I must admit that for the first time in 20years I have cried over a boss, I am usually a very strong person, but he is really breaking me down.

I am a 40year old woman who has 15 years experience as a project employee with designing cable TV network, a totally male dominated world where women usually only work in the softer areas (telemarketing, secretary etc.). Since 2001, I have been working in the same company except for a 6-month period in 2007 when I worked in a competing company.

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