When we think about the difficult lives of teachers, we often draw our attention to the annoying students they are forced to educate, but we rarely acknowledge that teachers may also have to deal with annoying coworkers just like everyone else. Having an insufferable coworker at your school has to be infuriating after a full schedule of teaching neurotic and whiny students all day. These teachers rarely get a moment of peace at their desks, and when they do, they generally need to do some lesson prep or get some grading done before their next class.
This Redditor’s annoying coworker took notice of her recently purchased mini-fridge she kept under her desk. This was her own purchase, which she used to save time from going to the teacher’s lounge down the hall. As most work problems begin, it started with a simple request: the annoying coworker asked to keep a drink in OP’s mini-fridge. OP said it was fine, assuming it would be a one-time thing. Unfortunately, it wasn’t, and it ended up escalating to the point that OP snapped at her coworker.
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