- 5 years ago
- Wedding: October 2013
So, one of my matrons happens to be someone with whom I work in the same office, and we’re close friends. She and I don’t work on the same brands (we’re in publishing), but we used to.
If you work in a corporate environment like we do, what’s your policy on friendships in the workplace? If you’re good friends with someone, do you treat them differently than you treat others? How do you separate your friendship from your productivity?
So, on to the point of this post. At times, I feel like she shuts me out too much at work for fear that she will look like she’s slacking off by being chummy. For instance, I sent her a breezy email saying that I got my bridal shoes in and if she has time, I’d love for her to swing by and take a look at them because I’m not sure on them. Her response was, “I’m just too flat out this week and doubt I’ll even have time to go downstairs and work out [we have a gym downstairs in our building] but if you want to unload about wedding stuff tomorrow [Friday] after work, I’m available.” No big deal on that — I understand completely — but the crux of this for me is when someone sent a funny YouTube link earlier today, she took time to comment on that. That’s when I think it could be personal — maybe I’m talking too much about the wedding and it’s getting on her nerves? At less than 2.5 months from The Day, obviously the wedding is at the forefront of my mind.
Am I just overthinking this and creating a problem out of nothing?