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Perfectionism – 12 Dangerous Downsides

Perfectionism – 12 Dangerous Downsides

It’s not uncommon to hear people pridefully claim that they’re perfectionists. “I can’t help it; I’m a perfectionist!”

It is no surprise that we all get pleasure out of doing things well. It makes us feel unique or ‘special.’ On the surface, being a perfectionist seems perfect. Not only do you have a keen eye for details, you are always ready to push yourself to achieve that next big thing, that goal that nobody has achieved before.

The truth is perfectionists play a losing game.

Yet, being a perfectionist has its downsides. These downsides are not apparent until you take a step back to think about your perfectionism and how it has been serving you.

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