Pregnant Employee Snaps Back at Unhelpful Coworker 😱🤰

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Imagine starting a new job while being 38 weeks pregnant and having to deal with uncooperative coworkers. That's exactly what happened to our protagonist, a 23-year-old woman who recently joined a small optometry practice. She was eager to learn and help out in all areas, but soon discovered that some of her colleagues were less than willing to lend a hand. One day, when the pain of pregnancy became unbearable, she asked for a little assistance, but her coworker refused. What happened next? Let's dive into the story! 😏

New Job, New Challenges 🤓

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Coworkers and Their Niches 🧐

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Cross-Training Encouraged, but Not Practiced 🙄

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Pregnancy Pains and Unhelpful Coworkers 😣

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Seeking Help from 'Melissa' 🙏

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Melissa's Unwillingness to Learn 😒

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Struggling Through the Day 😢

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Boss Offers to Send Her Home 🏠

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Finally Sitting Down, but Feeling Petty 😏

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Melissa Gets Overwhelmed 📞

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Melissa Asks for Help, Gets a Taste of Her Own Medicine 😈

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

A Sassy Response 💁‍♀️

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Leaving Work Early, Leaving Melissa Behind 😬

mediocre-millie | mediocre-millie

Petty or Justified? The Internet Weighs In 🧐

After enduring a day of pain and receiving no help from her coworker Melissa, our pregnant protagonist finally snapped back with a sassy response. Her husband believes she's not in the wrong, as she treated Melissa the same way she was treated. But her conscience is bugging her, and she's worried about creating drama in an otherwise peaceful work environment. Was she asking too much, or was her response justified? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 😏

"NTA - Petty revenge is sometimes the sweetest form of justice"

curly_lox | curly_lox

NTA: Petty revenge can sometimes be satisfying and instructive 😱

[deleted] | [deleted]

"Management needs to step up!" - Frustrated employees demand change 😡

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA. Teaching unhelpful coworker a lesson, managers should've intervened 😱

Necessary-Treacle702 | Necessary-Treacle702

Pregnant employee stands up to unhelpful coworker 😱

CallersID | CallersID

NTA, karma sucks. Melissa refused to help, then tried to pawn off a difficult customer. Apologize? Nah, she started it! 😱

halfadash6 | halfadash6

NTA. Bosses need better organization and distribution of work. 😱

stacity | stacity

NTA: Denied help when struggling, coworker's preference over your needs 😱

anonymoussharkattack | anonymoussharkattack

Pregnant OP seeks advice on work accommodations, receives supportive replies 🙏

PickleNotaBigDill | PickleNotaBigDill

NTA. Pregnant employee stands up to unhelpful coworker 😱🤰

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA: Drama queen Melissa started it, not you! 😱

Buster-of-Ghosts | Buster-of-Ghosts

Fair retaliation for unhelpful coworker. Job well done! 👏

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA for pointing out unfairness, weak management is the problem 😱

moominbubbles | moominbubbles

NTA: No embarrassment, just a poor precedent set. 😱

imankitty | imankitty

Engaging comment and replies about workplace dynamics and drama 🤔

mamawheels36 | mamawheels36

NTA. Rising above pettiness is fair, but it's still tempting 😱

guy4guy4guy | guy4guy4guy

NTA. Blame the owner, not your unhelpful coworkers. 😱

I_might_be_weasel | I_might_be_weasel

Practice owners are AH for allowing unhelpful colleagues. NTA!

Algebralovr | Algebralovr

NTA mate, keep your head up and stay positive! 🙂

pokechampsss | pokechampsss

Tit for tat! Fair play in the workplace 👍

Ok-Cryptographer-886 | Ok-Cryptographer-886

"INFO: Did you inform the owners that this is not happening?"

StAlvis | StAlvis

Boss apologizes for mistreating pregnant employee after experiencing pregnancy herself 😱

TeslasAndKids | TeslasAndKids

Filed Under: