Since the majority of time the last year has been working with people over the phone and interacting with my coworkers through phone or computer screen i forgot how i react to people that aren’t responsive or their usual self i have seen on a computer in real life.
I went to the office today to print something for a client. A co worker who is usually chatty with me was cranky looking and cool towards me. I immediately felt I’d done something wrong but i can’t think of what it could be. We have little interaction. So i have done my best to rationalize it and not catastrophe the encounter. I’ve done well to make me realize the likelihood it could be me is slim. Though i have a nagging i want everyone to like me thought lingering a little.
It also makes me worry if I’m equipped to be working in the real world again after this year long in home captivity due to covid. Ugh i just want to curl up in a ball and cry these negative paranoid emotions are so difficult when you’ve gone so long without them.