Coworker's Hair Obsession Turns Sour 😤🙅‍♂️

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We all have our boundaries, and one 20-year-old man is learning just how far some people will go to cross them. He's been growing out his afro for the past 7 months and absolutely hates when people touch his hair or invade his personal space. But his 36-year-old coworker just can't seem to take a hint, as she's been pestering him non-stop to play with his hair. 😒🙄 Now, he's considering taking the issue to HR, but he's worried about how his other coworkers will react. Let's dive into this hairy situation! 🕵️‍♀️

The Hair Touching Obsession 🤦‍♂️

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Boundaries Explained, Yet Ignored 😠

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Involving His Dad? 📞

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Unwanted Touching 😡

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Name-Calling 😤

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Considering HR 🤔

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Hair Freedom 🎉

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Update: Contacting HR 📨

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HR's Response 😶

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Silver Lining? 🌤

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The Big Question 🤨

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A Hairy Dilemma: To HR or Not to HR? 🤷‍♂️

This 20-year-old guy is at his wit's end dealing with his coworker's relentless requests to touch his afro. He's tried explaining his boundaries, but she just won't quit. She even went as far as texting his dad and touching his hair without permission! 😡🤯 Now, he's considering going to HR, but he's worried about how his other coworkers will react. What do you think? Is it time for HR to step in, or should our hair hero try another approach? 🤔💭 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

NTA. Report to HR and document her harassment and discrimination.

jwjnthrowawaykfeiofj | jwjnthrowawaykfeiofj

Touching someone's hair without consent is not okay. NTA. 👍

YourTemporaryMom | YourTemporaryMom

Coworker's hair obsession crosses the line. NTA seeks HR intervention. 🙅‍♂️

formerlythere | formerlythere

Report her. Touching hair without permission is battery and assault. 😱

Tangerine_Bouquet | Tangerine_Bouquet

Commenter points out coworker's racist and unprofessional behavior. 🔥

xanthopants | xanthopants

Standing up to hair-touching coworker: NTA 🙅‍♀️

Fun-Two-1414 | Fun-Two-1414

Coworker insists on touching hair, gets shut down. 🙌

Gwvoads | Gwvoads

Respect your boundaries, report harassment. NTA 👏

SamW20910 | SamW20910

NTA, but it's sexual harassment. Report to HR directly.

Shaggoth72 | Shaggoth72

Quick update promised and delivered 👍

aberm1 | aberm1

Report to HR, it's a consent issue. Father's wrong. NTA 👍

canuck_2022 | canuck_2022

Coworker's hair obsession turns into harassment. NTA seeks HR help. 🙅‍♂️

Affectionate_Ice_658 | Affectionate_Ice_658

NTA stands up against workplace harassment 🙌

MerlinBiggs | MerlinBiggs

Setting boundaries is important. No means no. 🙌

tlf555 | tlf555

Report the coworker's harassment to the supervisor. NTA 🙅‍♂️

Royal-Space-Pirate | Royal-Space-Pirate

Report racist, harassing coworker. HR should protect you. 🚨

Sweetsmyle | Sweetsmyle

Comment calls out inappropriate behavior with a touch of sarcasm 😎

PattersonsOlady | PattersonsOlady

Inappropriate hair touching at work, suggest creative response. Report HR.

francesknows | francesknows

Report the coworker for harassment and involving family 🚨

Deucalion666 | Deucalion666

Respect personal boundaries and cultural differences, NTA 👏

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Personal space invasion and coworker called OP's dad? NTA.

Miserable-Bat-4403 | Miserable-Bat-4403

Report it! That's not okay 😡

4682458 | 4682458

Coworker's hair obsession crosses the line into harassment 🙅‍♂️

sarcosaurus | sarcosaurus

Report the harasser! NTA for standing up against racial fetishisation 👏

Alarmed-Spend9459 | Alarmed-Spend9459

Reported coworker's hair obsession is harassment. NTA 🚨

sparkledotcom | sparkledotcom

Supportive comment receives no backlash, NTA prevails 👏

jtc769 | jtc769

Stand up for yourself! NTA, report her to HR 💪

likeahike | likeahike

Defend your boundaries! NTA 💪

ImpossibleSquish | ImpossibleSquish

Commenter suggests a drastic response to coworker's inappropriate behavior 😬

MakeUpAName93 | MakeUpAName93

Report harassment. Asking repeatedly, contacting family, and touching without permission.

Content-Army2384 | Content-Army2384

Standing up against creepy coworker's inappropriate behavior. 🙌

Efficient-Cupcake247 | Efficient-Cupcake247

Report her to HR and show the texts to your dad 👨👨‍🦲. NTA.

SuLiaodai | SuLiaodai

Document and report harassment to HR, protect yourself from retaliation 🙅‍♂️

sataniclilac | sataniclilac

NTA stands up to coworker's hair obsession 🙅‍♂️

AdvisorSame5543 | AdvisorSame5543

Respect personal space and report it to HR 👍

Professional_Ad9013 | Professional_Ad9013

Stand up for yourself! HR can help set boundaries 💪

Special-Attitude-242 | Special-Attitude-242

2022 and still clueless about personal boundaries 😒

Repulsive-Light-8580 | Repulsive-Light-8580

Documenting harassment, inappropriate request to touch hair. #NTA 🙅‍♂️

Fiber_Prize2336 | Fiber_Prize2336

Don't touch someone's hair without their consent! 🙅‍♂️

SeaWitch1031 | SeaWitch1031

Setting boundaries with a hair-obsessed coworker 🙅‍♂️

CeelaChathArrna | CeelaChathArrna

Setting boundaries is important, NTA handled it well 👍

marydonovan | marydonovan

Stand up for yourself and go to HR 💪

maxieplaysrpgs | maxieplaysrpgs

Standing up for yourself against hair-obsessed coworker 🙊

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Father's request for hair touch is inappropriate and uncomfortable. NTA!

Metrologist17 | Metrologist17

Stand up for yourself! NTA 💪🏻👍🏻

amosc33 | amosc33

Non-black coworker's hair obsession crosses boundaries, sparks anger 😡

Ladyt1978 | Ladyt1978

Coworker's hair obsession crosses boundaries and is racist. NTA.

bounddreamer | bounddreamer

Respecting personal space and not touching hair is crucial 👍

pallasathena2007 | pallasathena2007

File a complaint with HR. Discrimination based on hair is illegal 💪

NonerBoner | NonerBoner

Coworker's hair obsession is racist and disrespectful. NTA, report her.

YesImReallyLikeThis | YesImReallyLikeThis

40 years of work, no hair-touching. Gross overstep, NTA.

2dogslife | 2dogslife

Coworker's unprofessional behavior dehumanizes colleagues. NTA.

neeksknowsbest | neeksknowsbest

Report this ASAP! 🚨 NTA, HR needs to handle this.

elizabethjanet | elizabethjanet

Reporting a hair-obsessed coworker: NTA or overreacting? 🤔

throwaway858620 | throwaway858620

Coworker disregards boundaries, NTA for seeking HR intervention 👏

kinezumi89 | kinezumi89

Creepy co-worker? NTA for calling out their harassment 🙅‍♂️

ladygreyowl13 | ladygreyowl13

Document and report workplace harassment. Take it seriously 🚨

Prestigious_Isopod72 | Prestigious_Isopod72

Asserting boundaries is important. Consent is key. 👍

benslady | benslady

Coworker crosses a line by texting OP's dad about hair. NTA.

warensembler | warensembler

Firmly set boundaries with HR's help 👍

Pristine-Revolution5 | Pristine-Revolution5

Take control and stand up against racism in the workplace. 💪🏻

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Non-black person relates to hair fetishization, advises reporting coworker. 🙅‍♂️

2leny | 2leny

Respectful comment on cultural sensitivity and personal boundaries 👏

Keirathyl | Keirathyl

Texting someone's dad? 🤔 HR needs to handle this. NTA.

Dar_2 | Dar_2

Report the coworker to HR for harassment and racial discrimination.

FeistyIrishWench | FeistyIrishWench

Report the harassment to HR, you deserve a safe workplace 🚨

The-Shattering-Light | The-Shattering-Light

Coworker's hair obsession creates toxic work environment 😤

Born-Eggplant8313 | Born-Eggplant8313

Sarcastic comment gets no support. Don't be a creep. 🙄

Jumpy_Possibility771 | Jumpy_Possibility771

NTA suggests reporting, drama ensues 😱

National-Zombie3303 | National-Zombie3303

Document and talk to HR about hair obsessed coworker 🙅‍♂️

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Respect personal boundaries and cultural differences. NTA in this situation.

derskbone | derskbone

Setting boundaries with a hair-obsessed coworker 🙅‍♂️

ScowlyBrowSpinster | ScowlyBrowSpinster

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