Today, my coworker (who has been annoying me for while now) implied that the main reason he talks to me and wants to hang out with me is because he thinks I’m pretty. This sounds like a compliment at first, but it’s apparently my only redeeming quality. He constantly criticizes my personality for being boring and gets frustrated when I’m unresponsive toward him or when I don’t engage with him.
I owe him nothing. I don’t have to entertain him or shower him with attention. I’m just being myself and that’s OK. The most annoying thing about this whole situation is that I even have to give myself this pep talk.