Tag: perfectionism

Embracing Our Humanity Takes Courage

I am slowly examining my relationship with perfectionism.  What brought this issue to the forefront?  First: I have children.  Cleaning my house, washing finger prints (or paint or marker) off the walls is futile.  The floors are never clean. I have a dog.  Ditto the above, minus perhaps a little paint but throw in a decent

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A Perfectionist Takes on Imperfect Parenting

As far back as I can remember, I have been a perfectionist.  Great things have come from this trait (good grades! scholarships! accolades!), but perfectionism is painfully limiting as well.  Let me let you in on a little secret…perfectionists aren’t good at everything (who is?) – they simply limit themselves to the things they are

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