Paid PostPosted on Feb 22, 201612 Things That Honestly Suck About Hanging With Co-WorkersCan we all stop the charade? Havin' fun with work buddies sucks.by Jolly RancherBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Be real. You don't hate them, but you don't love them. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bell Broadcast And New Media Fund / Via jackxvx.tumblr.com Work friends are basically unstoppable mutant versions of those friends you make in the first week of freshman year of college. There are other people in your life whom you like a LOT MORE, but they're there. 2. Small talk is more painful than a year-end review. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Via plumkat.tumblr.com Only, with small talk, there is legit NO BONUS. 3. The number of babies you don't care about on your newsfeed will double. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via englishloveaffairgivesmehope.tumblr.com BABIES ARE AWESOME — NO, THEY ARE. But you can barely stand the flood of baby pictures from your real friends. Now this? No. No! 4. And Happy Hour is a literal land mine. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox Television / Via just-an-entity.tumblr.com You WILL say something unfortunate. Just prepare for that. It's all you can do. 5. Co-worker karaoke is Satan's gift to the world. Thinkstock Someone make it stop. 6. Legit the only thing you have in common is work. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MAETV / Via lljojomoonll.tumblr.com If you think you have anything else in common, you are lying to yourself. STOP LYING. 7. Goodbye drinks = peer pressure to be distraught and stuff. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 10 by 10 Entertainment / Via stultusgifs.tumblr.com That's the cold, hard truth. Let it set in. And then suck it up and go to those goodbye drinks and put on a convincing frown and CARRY ON. 8. And birthday parties in far-away neighborhoods hurt the soul. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Blueprint Pictures / Via humorinrecovery.tumblr.com Why do they always live like an hour away from you? 9. There's nothing like realizing that you are vastly underpaid over appetizers. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MTV / Via unconstr4ined.tumblr.com "Let me get this for us.""All nine of us? How can you afford that?"*silence* 10. Also, you actually have a crush on that one person. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Hat Trick Productions / Via courtneyfullarton.tumblr.com And you WILL make a FOOL of yourSELF. 11. There will always be a TMI moment. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Krasnoff Foster Productions / Via brookekoorbrooke.tumblr.com Things will be said. Things that you'd never want to hear from anyone on earth, let alone one you have to look at every day within an office environment. You will be scared. You will be scarred. You will have to say, "LOL, no I totally get it!" 12. When it's all over, you will have to hug. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Lionsgate Television / Via myboyswickedsmartt.tumblr.com Nobody will want to. But you will have to. It's just a rule. A cursed, cursed rule. The ultimate ugh? When your co-worker friends you on Facebook. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF #KeepOnSucking on Jolly Rancher! Take this survey — it's almost like taking a quiz!