a lack of office peers
For all that I don’t like my job, I think I’d enjoy it a little more if there were people here I could bond with, at least a level or two beyond superficially. I pretty much come in on my own, go to get breakfast or lunch on my own and rarely see anyone all day long. Admittedly moving to the basement hasn’t helped this. I’ve always been one to keep work life away from social life, but that was mainly due to the fact that no one at work was really compatible with me, socially. I’m almost always the youngest, single with no family, and gay (tell me I’m not getting stiffed on the wedding/baby shower pools). Rarely has anyone had anything in common with me at the office besides the fact that we all work in the same place.