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Why?? posted 11/9/2013 07:27 AM

He invited all his colleagues who are all married except one. At first I thought it was just couples so I didn't feel too bad. Anyway, I guess I'm more considered "support staff" so is that why? He was showing me pictures from the party pointing out his colleagues, etc. Not that I was dying to go or anything but I work directly for him and was ignored. Just seems odd. Thought maybe because I was single and younger than them maybe? Oh, well...just feels crappy.

I really miss the social aspect of my last job. There really isn't that here

[This message edited by Why?? at 7:28 AM, November 9th (Saturday)]

Williesmom posted 11/9/2013 07:49 AM

That sucks. Sometimes, you just can't fathom the ignorance.

I'm sorry.

fireproof posted 11/9/2013 08:47 AM

In my experience if he is in management then the party might be for the Management team.

I don't know what your role is but it is most likely the above. I worked on an account team and it was mainly senior people who would be invited or participate in events.

Hopefully there will be another holiday event at the company you can attend. I feel your disappointment - I miss a lot of the my past environment.

Sad in AZ posted 11/9/2013 12:24 PM

I actually made a slight 'stink' when I was told I wouldn't be invited to the first consular event (that I planned) when I first worked for them. I pointed out to the consul that I would have to work with all of the parties invited at some time or other, and it would go a long way toward gaining their trust and cooperation if I was considered part of the team.

I went to the party

Gottagetthrough posted 11/9/2013 18:09 PM

oh man, that stinks. even if there is a reason (couples, your invite got lost, he only invited certain colleagues...)

Im sorry =(

Why?? posted 11/11/2013 11:22 AM

Thanks guys. Trying not take this personally...gotta get used to the only socializing within your own pay level...not fun.

still2suspicious posted 11/11/2013 13:45 PM

How totally assinane for him to not invite you, but show you the pics. WTH is he thinking?

GabyBaby posted 11/11/2013 16:20 PM

How totally assinane for him to not invite you, but show you the pics. WTH is he thinking?
Took the words right out of my mouth.
Really?!! That is incredibly insensitive and clueless. ((( Why?? )))

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