Perfectionism and me


My daughter, Lindsey, writes about how hard it is to battle things that want to control her. Perfectionism is a big one for her. Join her over on her blog as she opens up and gives an honest look at something very hard for her… Perfectionism.

FrAcTuReD ~ not broken

Nothing makes me feel more worthless than my perfectionism.  I hate being this way, but it seems no matter how I try not to be this way, it almost seems to get worse.

For me, perfectionism has lots of ways it controls things in my life.  I really wish I could be different.  Sometimes it is how I do my homework.  I have to have all the writing on the page exactly perfect.  If one word looks wrong to me, I will redo the whole thing.  It takes a long time to get things done and it’s really frustrating when you cant stand things to be any way but just this one certain way.

For the most part,  it also decides how things are around me.  Like I cant handle chaos at ALL.  My room has to be clean and things in place all the time or I feel really…

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