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14 Things That Give Former Office Assistants PTSD

I'm never going back, the past is in the past ...

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1. Finding a crumpled post-it note literally anywhere.

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OH DEAR GOD WHAT HAVE I FORGOTTEN?! Oh wait ...

2. The phone ringing at 4:55pm.

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Hold up, we're in the real world now. It's okay.

3. Walking past this section of CVS.

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Never. Again.

4. Sitting on any kind of chair that spins.

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It's like it's happening all over again.

5. Remembering these people exist.

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You know better than to believe the madness stopped after you left.

6. Hearing someone use the words "just a quick sec."

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STOP LYING, LIARS.

7. Hearing that horrible sound a printer makes just before it dies.

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#NotMyProblemAnymore

8. Getting a paper cut.

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Just when you thought your days of this were over for good.

9. Hearing that "PING!" noise when a nearby stranger gets an e-mail.

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Will you ever not feel responsible for every "PING!" you hear in the world?

10. Encountering bad receptionists out in the wild.

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YOU CAN'T BE MEAN TO ME! I WAS NICE TO CUSTOMERS WAY MEANER THAN THIS!

11. Sensing someone sneak behind you to look at your computer screen.

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WAIT THIS WEDDING PIN BOARD IS FOR WORK I SWEAR -- oh wait. I can do whatever I want, you creeper.

12. Seeing a candy bowl in your immediate sight line.

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Must ... resist ... ancient urge ... to eat it all ...

13. Re-watching the first few seasons of The Office.

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Pam was your spirit animal. Your incredibly sad, possibly dead inside spirit animal.

14. Listening to people who still say being an office assistant isn't a "real job."

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Until you've been one, you have no idea how real it gets.

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