Is It OK to Ask Co-Workers to Avoid ‘Smelly Foods’ While Dealing With Morning Sickness?

Is It Acceptable?

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We all know that ‘smelly foods’ are completely subjective, and what one person considers ‘smelly’ isn’t what another might consider ‘smelly,’ so is this even remotely an acceptable request?

Karla Miller responds to the letter writer by first bracing her with the knowledge that workplaces aren’t typically the most flexible of environments.

“So if you ask colleagues to alter their eating habits for your comfort, this cynic suspects you’ll encounter some pushback. And you’ll draw the very attention you say you’d rather avoid.”

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Kelli is a Lead Writer at Hot Moms Club. She's a Canadian living in the US with a longstanding love affair with entertainment news and celebrity gossip. She has written about it for some of the most popular websites in both Canada and the US including Entertainment Tonight Canada, I'm Not Obsessed and Babble. When she's not chauffeuring her 4 kids back and forth to the rink for various hockey and figure skating activities, she can be found glued to Netflix or reading a great book.

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