Dr. Cromwell furrowed her brow and pursed her lips. It was her 'thinking face' and while it might not be neutral, Claudia had found after a while, keeping an entirely blank face alienated most people. Especially her blank face, which was more unsettling than her 'thinking face'.
"So you don't think you're doing too much work but your boyfriend does? Well... why do you have opposing views on the matter? First jobs after graduation can be tough..." she trailed off when she saw that Martin was once again clenching his jaw.
Digging into her desk she pulled out a pack of gum, throwing the packet at him she said, "here, you'll break your teeth if you clench that jaw any harder. Hope you don't mind sweet mint."