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What are the bad things about perfectionism?

Asked By: og - 4/4/2009
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Perfectionism can be useful to those with enough confidence and stability to let the quest to succeed and do things well drive them to work hard but be able to accept falling short without falling apart! That is the minority, the majority of the time perfectionism is unobtainable goals that leaves the person feeling... More
Answered By: Mami Chulo - 4/4/2009
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it takes them longer to do things becaseu everything HAS to be perfect.
Answered By: ME - 4/4/2009
 
Some times, people will think of u badly. They may think that u are straight laced and stubborn. Also the perfectionism may go too far.
Answered By: Lindsey - 4/4/2009
 
Nothing imparticular, except stressing the perfectionist out with OCD type behavior, and being overly critical over others...one of the perfectionist traits. Someone who strives to be perfect sometimes begins to believe their was is the only way, the best way, the faster way. Sometimes perfectionism can lead to other... More
Answered By: wonderwoman - 4/4/2009
 
Take it easy because in this world no body is prefect .Those who seem perfect they are also not perfect either One can show that he is perfect, but not perfect he is.God has made this world He is changing continuously every thing is changing.
Answered By: S B - 4/4/2009
 
the EXPECTATIONS you place on yourself and other people are often resulting in much disapointment..... So the key is to have appropriate expectations but to know how to handle it when you or others dont meet them.... without getting angry, bitter, etc....
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Answered By: o - 4/4/2009
 
One of my closest family members is a perfectionist and because of his attitude no one including me wants anything to do with him... More
Answered By: justagirl - 4/4/2009
 
depending on the severity, and personality type of the person it can be harmless, it can be midly bad and cause possibly like, ocd or something, but in some cases, it can cause anxiety, depression, eating disorders, a huge array of problems.
Answered By: Anna S - 4/4/2009
 
Needing everything to be perfect sets a person up for failure since nothing in life is perfect, but it has its advantages also just like any personality type. that might be the more relevant question.
Answered By: Matthew - 4/7/2009
 
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