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    I expected that people in the working world etc. would be more mature but they aren't

    A lot of adults are so petty (both genders) and gossip about/say stupid things like "that client looks old" or "that co-worker is weird" or "Spanish people look like wrinkled prunes past 30". These are people in their 30s, 40s, 50s even.

    Is this standard no matter where you go? Or do I just work with immature people?

    Example: We had a new girl at work last week who sits next to me, one of the girls in my department went up to her and said "you look nice" and she responded "thanks, you too" and introduced herself. I then heard the girl from my department go over to another girl in the workplace and start whispering about new girl (I heard her name mentioned loads of times) and giggling in her direction even though she acted normally. These are grown women in their 20s and having worked with the new girl she is fine.
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    I think you'll always find peeps like this wherever you go unfortunately 😕 my nan lives in an elderly people community thing and you wouldn't believe the amount of gossip which goes on, some people are over 100


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    (Original post by channies)
    I think you'll always find peeps like this wherever you go unfortunately ������ my nan lives in an elderly people community thing and you wouldn't believe the amount of gossip which goes on, some people are over 100
    Thanks, so the majority of adults are like this? It's not that I cant deal with it just that I find it annoying TBH
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    (Original post by HarryDn)
    Thanks, so the majority of adults are like this? It's not that I cant deal with it just that I find it annoying TBH
    Yes very much so. It gets even worse when it feeds into workplace politics and abuse of position.
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    (Original post by HarryDn)
    Thanks, so the majority of adults are like this? It's not that I cant deal with it just that I find it annoying TBH
    The people you work with sound like absolute idiots.
    also i've noticed this being more common with English people
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    (Original post by pjm600)
    Yes very much so. It gets even worse when it feeds into workplace politics and abuse of position.
    Oh I see So it's more common in the workplace? I have a few friends outside work in their 30s etc. too and TBH they often behave in a similar way...

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    The people you work with sound like absolute idiots.
    also i've noticed this being more common with English people


    Yep I thought the way the new girl's treated was unfair

    I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it but tbh I had a few jobs before that were full of "working class" people (for lack of better term) and they were actually more down to earth..
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    You're just unlucky. Classy people do exist, they're out there... somewhere far away.

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    (Original post by Illegal Algebra)
    You're just unlucky. Classy people do exist, they're out there... somewhere far away.

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    Have you started work yet?

    Hopefully
 
 
 
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