Being good at your job isn’t the only thing that helps you flourish at work. Just think about it — you have to know the ins and outs of the business, handle stressful situations, and, most of all, navigate the twists and turns of coworker relationships. But that’s easier said than done, as conflicts between colleagues are inescapable. Even the most patient people get to a boiling point, especially when they’re met with unwanted and unreasonable criticism from the people they work with.
Redditor Longjumping_Draw_864 knows this from personal experience. As the woman explained in her story on the AITA subreddit, she recently had an argument with a colleague, Brian, that made things rather uncomfortable at the office. See, while the dress code at their company is very casual, he felt bothered by her appearance.
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“Today I was wearing a top with thin straps with long pants and my shoulders were showing,” the user wrote. To Brian, however, this was equivalent to “barely” having any clothes on at work. Well, this didn’t sit well with the user, so she found a way to put Brian back in his place in the best possible way. Read on to find out how the whole ordeal unfolded, decide for yourself whether the woman was right in this situation, and share your thoughts with us in the comments!
Recently, a woman shared how a coworker felt her clothes were inappropriate and told her to cover up her shoulders
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But apparently, it was him who looked far from professional at work
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Redditors overwhelmingly sided with the user, here’s what they had to say