Let's say you used to have a reputation as a perfectionist back in high school when you were a member of the choir. But time's gone by, and you haven't been able to practice in a few years. Then, your friend from back home asks a major favor: Would you sing at her wedding? Of course, you agree: You just have to get back into the swing of it. But then you don't practice, and you don't practice, and you don't practice, and suddenly the wedding is next week. You've felt terrible about it the whole time, but it's hardly the behavior of a perfectionist, is it? Actually, it just might be.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas August 18, 2017
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