Now, imagine another situation. A new colleague arrives and, by chance, is assigned the desk next to the unbearable colleague. You might feel like warning your new workmate, but perhaps that's not the best idea.
But, if your intentions are good, why not? As Gavlán explains, "exhibiting this type of behavior with new colleagues is detrimental for two reasons: it gives a very negative image of yourself to your new workmate and only increases your feeling of isolation and the idea that "everyone is against you", which makes finding a solution extremely difficult.