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"Fears for Tears"
I have a boss that totally loses it so bad over next to nothing. I have seen this 52 year old man break down and sob in front of me. He recently had a heart attack (mild). I ignore him when this happens, but it is disturbing (I am also a man). That is what makes this so unreal because men at work should not be crying in front of other men when minor things go wrong. Do you think this individual is mentally disturbed?
Man at Work
Dear Man at Work,
It sounds like
your boss is having real trouble handling stress and emotions. While
I don't agree that men should never cry at work, or anywhere else, what
you describe is someone who is damaging his own health because of his
inability to handle emotions appropriately.
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