You can keep it. Sure I’ve made a few friends at work but in 30 years I only had one job that wasn’t a stresser because of jerks. Anyway people can talk about “teams” but software is solitary work and any attempt to make it social pulls productivity down to zero.

Three hours of pair programming left me with PTSD and I quit the next day rather than continue doing it.

American Software Developer living in Vietnam. Classical musician (guitar, woodwinds), weightlifter, multilingual, misanthrope • XY

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