It's probably not a healthy thing when the best possible outcome you can imagine every day at work is that maybe today you might get fired, right?
@mike Possibly not healthy but surprisingly common. Especially in IT.
@mike Not the healthiest, but certainly not the worst.
I've had days where I've thought "What if I broke my hand, could I go home then?"
@mike that doesn't sound like a good place to be. are your fears grounded or are you literally thinking worst case scenario situation? I've been there and began to doubt my ability and I never was fired but it was just my depression talking to me. it's really hard to break free from that mindset. hope things improve for you.
@CopernicusCF no, it's more that I really am not enjoying my job, but if I quit I lose a lot of accrued benefits. If they fire me or make me redundant then I'd get a reasonable payout.
I'm just low-key miserable in my role but not enough that it'd convince me to walk without something awesome waiting.
@mike oh I see. Yes, know that feeling all too well too.
@mike The way I read this is that getting fired is something you want?
@loke it would be amazingly convenient right now, yes!
@loke but really, I just hate my job and I can't leave it.
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