I am a perfectionist and I do not deny this fact. I strive to have ideality in everything I make. I demand everything surrounding me to be ideal and perfect. Being perfect and having everything perfect is highly important for my happiness. I am not alone in the world and there are millions of other perfectionists around the globe. Sometimes, it is extremely difficult for a perfectionist to live in this imperfect world. Perfectionism has a lot of advantages and one of them is personal development. W hen you are aimed to be ideal, you strive to do everything ideally perfect. Perfectionists are more likely to develop their skills, knowledge, and personalities. Perfectionists are always unsatisfied with his current state and condition. This thought motivates him for further enhancements. From another point of view, perfectionism makes a dangerous impact on a person’s mental health. For a perfectionist, it is exceedingly difficult and yet impossible to live in the world that is imperfect.
I am a perfectionist, and therefore, I am very well-acquainted with a perfectionist’s common thought and ideas. In this article, I am going to tell you about 5 facts regarding perfectionists.
1) PERFECTIONISTS ARE NOT SATISFIED BY THEIR DESTINIES
Our life is not ideal. It is a well-known fact that we always will have some problems or the circumstances that won’t satisfy our demands. Have you ever had a single minute when you were absolutely happy? To be honest, I never had such moments. There is always something that I don’t like or even hate in my life.
Perfectionists look for ideality in everything. For them, it is very important to have everything perfect. When they see something irrational and strange in their life, they won’t be satisfied by their destinies. Their life seems to be ridiculous and strange for them. They feel like their life is absolutely meaningless. Usually, perfectionists assume that their lives could be more perfect. They imagine themselves in different places and situations. They find out that in some occasions their life could be more ideal. Perfectionists remember the terrible things happened in their life. They think that these evil events could be avoided. All these things do not let them be satisfied by their own destinies. Perfectionists are very unhappy people. Their approach to life will never let them be satisfied.
2) SOME PERFECTIONISTS DO NOT LIKE GOD
Everything happens only by the will and permission of God. Even a leaf on a tree does not without God’s permission. A perfectionist knows it, and at the same time, he witnesses a lot of evil in this world. They realize that the world is not perfect. It has a lot of negative sides. Perfectionists know that God could make it more perfect but He did not do that. For that reason, some perfectionists dislike God. Perfectionists do not see a great wisdom beside God’s actions.
3) PERFECTIONISTS ARE ALWAYS STRESSED
This is absolutely true. A perfectionist has a strange approach to the things happening in this world. These people analyze and think a lot. They cannot accept this world as it is. This world is not perfect, and therefore, they hate it. They see a lot of bad things around themselves, and consequently, it does not let them be happy. Stress is a usually mental condition of every perfectionist.