Perfectionism: The ultimate fun killer

How many times have you wanted to invite someone over but chose not to because you didn’t think your home was up to snuff for entertaining? How often do you prepare a “fun” activity for your kids only to miss the boat and get upset when it doesn’t turn out exactly as you had planned? How many everyday moments of spontaneous fun do you fail to enjoy with your family because you are trying so hard to keep your house clean or finish your to-do list? If any of these scenarios sound familiar to you, you may be a suffering perfectionist, and you are not alone. (Like, really not alone.)
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