No matter how much our rational brain knows that “perfect” relationships are a mythical unicorn (i.e., they don’t exist 🦄😭), our perfectionist brain inevitably tries to convince us that if we work really hard and do allllllll the right things, we’ll be able to ride that unicorn off into the sunset. But relationships are tough enough. We certainly don’t need toxic perfectionism creeping in and eating away at them.
If you’ve ever struggled with wanting to be the perfect partner, child, parent, sibling, friend, or employee, strap in for some real talk, red flags, and responses when it comes to toxic perfectionism in relationships.
HERE'S A SNEAK PEEK OF THE GOODNESS…
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE…
How toxic perfectionism shows up in different types of relationships -- romantic, family, friendship, and work
The crushing expectations of needing to be the “perfect” partner, child, parent, sibling, friend, employee, etc. and how these expectations can smother our relationships
Disappearing boundary syndrome in relationships
Signs that toxic perfectionism is creeping into your relationships + red flags to watch out for
How to respond when you notice toxic perfectionism showing up in your relationships -- Hint: Compassion is key, for ourselves and for others.
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