There is no greater betrayal than having your lunch stolen by the very people you work with. The anger, the deceit, and the gut-wrenching suspicion will change you forever.

For all of you who don’t know the feeling, here’s an exclusive look.


After a slow and dreary morning, the promise of a midday meal has you reenergized and excited.

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As soon as the clock strikes 12, you abandon all manner of work and head for the office lounge.

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There’s nothing that can take you away from this moment—until you open the refrigerator door and realize your lunch is missing.

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You search carefully to make sure, but alas, the paper bag you scrawled your name on this morning has clearly been taken.

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You’re feeling confused and hurt.

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But your bewilderment is quickly replaced with anger.

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You wonder who the culprit is. Suddenly, everyone is a suspect.

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You grow angrier by the minute. But before you get the chance to overreact...

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...You decide to stop and weigh your options. After all, it is the mature thing to do.

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So you consider stealing someone else’s lunch.

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But with your break coming to an end, you decide to call it a day instead and admit defeat.

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After scavenging the vending machine, you pledge to keep your lunch out of greedy hands. From now on, you’ll keep your meal a little closer to home.

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