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How Perfectionism and Anxiety Made Me Sick and What I Wish I Knew Sooner

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“Perfectionism is the exhausting state of pretending to know it all and have it all together, all the time. I’d rather be a happy mess than an anxious stress case who’s always trying to hide my flaws and mistakes.” ~Lori Deschene  “That’s not how you do it!” I slammed the door as I headed outside, making sure my husband understood what an idiot he was.

He’d made the appalling mistake of roasting potatoes for Thanksgiving instead of making stuffing. He was cooking while I studied, trying to make sure I got a semblance of a holiday.

We lived away from our families, and I had exams coming up. I was on the verge of losing it most of the time—and he was walking on eggshells.

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