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I’ve been brainwashed to prioritize work over everything. My crown fell out and I need to get it fixed. I look like a red neck and it feels uncomfortable, but I’m scared to tell my boss...

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If you worked for me, I’d tell you to get to the dentist ASAP. Stand up for yourself on this one. If you can make an appt. after your meeting— great. If not, try to find someone who can cover for you in the meeting/take notes/ etc. Hope your toof gets better!!

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Your company would replace you without thinking twice. You need to take care of yourself. Your life and your health are so much more important than a morning meeting. Don’t let anyone make you feel bad for taking care of your self! No one else will.

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This is just advertising. We're not saving lives. You're health and wellness should take priority. Feel better!

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I got my tooth fixed yesterday. My boss was cool with it. Especially after I showed her a picture of my tooth in a ziplock.

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Good call saving the toof 😉

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Sounds like you are in a toxic work environment. No job, or person at your job, should have that kind of control on your life and well being. That’s insane. Time to start looking for another place to work. Trust me, you will look back and wonder why you stayed as long as you did once you find something new

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That I have to miss a morning meeting to take care of something personal... like getting my tooth put back in my mouth :(

I hear you. I’ve been there, and still sorta am. But I’ve found standing up for yourself and prioritizing your own needs is something that you can start small with: Leave on time one day a week, then two, etc. etc. - eventually it becomes second nature. But, get your tooth fixed before you start slow.

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