Do You Work With A Debbie Downer? Share Your Story!

Have you ever worked with someone who is a constant buzzkill? He/she is the most depressing person and consistently brings down the mood whenever they are in the room. We like to call that a person a “Debbie Downer.” When everyone on the team is in great spirits, they are the one person who has something negative to say. No matter how hard you try, a Debbie Downer just can’t be pleased. If you’re having a great day... they are probably the one person you want to avoid because in a matter of seconds, they could ruin your high.


Do you work with a Debbie Downer? Tell us your story!

We want to help make light of these situations and show you that you are NOT alone! Share your stories and be sure to check out our Vine to see if we recreated your Debbie Downer moment! Please fill out the form below to submit your story. If we choose to recreate your story, we'll let you know via email! (Scared your depressing co-worker will find out that you ratted them out? No worries! Your stories are completely anonymous… CAREEREALISM knows how to keep a secret!) [vfb id=35]
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