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Or they just get angry and yell at you and make things up. Like deadlines that you’ve missed, and then yell at you for those, too.
And sometimes they make up their minds about firing you for not being straight with them and trying to make them feel stupid.
Generally the more hostile the manager, the less willing they are to listen or understand, and the faster and more predictable their decent into aggression and spite. Aka the “bully personality.” Do what they want, immediately (and only ever use small words) or suffer severe consequences.
In other news, @Root has had some extremely abusive bosses. and parents.