They're More Than Coworkers, They're Family
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They're More Than Coworkers, They're Family

Whoever says coworkers have no impact, clearly have the wrong job.

They're More Than Coworkers, They're Family
Lexis Twentier

When I hear people say that they hate their job or hate the people they work with, I cringe. Why be miserable where you work? Find a job you enjoy, find coworkers you love, and have fun while making money. Although some people despise their work family, I am lucky enough to love mine.

Being the "young buck" at work, I easily get taken under someone's wing...sometimes without even knowing it. I am thankful to have those at work that care enough to protect me, love me, and give to me.

When I am at work, clearly my mother cannot be there with me. I am happy to say that I have a "work mom," and she is the best work mom there could be. From cheering me up when I'm sad, kicking my butt to get me going, protecting me from those stupid boys and friends and giving me days of happiness and fun, she does it all. Work moms have the best job because they help their work kids grow, without knowing it. The world would be a sad, sad place without her.

"Work siblings" are also some of the coolest and most fun people. They're the people you argue with about something stupid, but quickly make up and say you love each other because you need to gossip or vent. Another great thing about work siblings is that you only see each other at work and only other times when you WANT to. You're not stuck with them at home, you're not stuck hiding things from each other so the other one doesn't tell mom, and you always have something new to tell each other. Work siblings are also a blessing to the people that don't have siblings at home, like me. I don't have that person at home that I can tell all my secrets to, that my mom can't know about. Thankfully, I have an abundance of siblings at work that can share their love with me.

Whoever says coworkers have no impact on your life clearly are not at the right job. My coworkers are my rocks and support. They're my guidance and my therapists. They're my stylists and teachers. Most importantly, my coworkers are my family.

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