I remember when I was the newbie at one of my first jobs. There was one person who was so mean to me that she made me cry. Somehow though I found the strength to act professional and work with her until she quit 6 months later. After that I stayed at that job for 7 years and never had another conflict with anyone. Part of it was because I became one of the “senior” employees (seniority=respect in most cases I think) but really, it was because I stayed away from all the gossiping and backstabbing that happens when women get together.
Throughout the years I’ve come to realize that you can’t always win in life. Sometimes things go well, sometimes things turn to shit. Sometimes people like you, sometimes they don’t. I’ve already accepted that.
I just have to remember to keep my chin up and be positive.