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I Know That Perfection Does Not Exist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    JFK didn't get shot for you guys to act like thugs!
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    On July 23, 1973, I waited to die. I knew I'd be dead by morning. I prayed to God to heal me, and to save my soul, and He did just that! I know my Redeemer lives. He walks with me...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 6 days ago

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    I have been assumed for being angry because my face makes me appear angry when I am not. I can be happy to fullest extent but I look as if I eat children. I am also a Russian my...
    AngelSmerti AngelSmerti 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    just a normal relationship, two people struggling in a world that was made for pure happiness. I sit and I wonder why I get so mad, so upset. and I know he does. we don't have a...
    zgirl694 zgirl694 18-21, F Apr 29

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    In life nothing comes with an instruction manual, we can only draw on our own experiences to gain knowledge. I no longer think I have purpose in life, I have Children and a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 3

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    im a leo and don't know what does that lead to ...
    JF220 JF220 18-21, M 1 Response May 5

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    I have discovered a pattern in my life. I am aware of it, once in a while and then I focus on others things and don't think about it. This is a pivotal moment - I am aware of my...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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    You know what I hate? That American culture praises perfectionism. I'm a perfectionist and it is my deepest weakness. Anyone who is one knows that it isn't a blessing, it's a curse...
    addyd addyd 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Were you there from the beginning of time and space, when GOD made it all? GOD was. If you look around, you can see God everywhere. God made man from the dust of the earth...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Surgery and all that followed: Part OneAs I try to tell the story about my cancer diagnosis to date, I want to state up front that this is my story, my reality. At times, it may...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 11 Responses Apr 30

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    I am a perfectionist. I find that while it is anonymous in my life, sometimes, it annoys me. I find that sometimes I take people personally if they criticise or if they find...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M Apr 24

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    I don't understand, why I feel this way. I don't want to be here. I have and would never ever consider suicide, but I have always dreamed of another place Where I can just be me...
    nolife1 nolife1 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    You might feel sorry for me at the same time annoyed but, I like this beautiful boy who doesn't know I exist. Flawless handsome man every girl would ever want. I wish I could...
    sadsax21 sadsax21 18-21, F Apr 28

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    Just understand this. You shouldn't regret your past, you can only change the future. If you're depressed, there is a place you belong, you just have to be willing to change. It's...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    So it started two years ago when it was my first year at a new school. I started in September, and I saw him in November. He literally took my breath away. I didn't know his name...
    adivcepls23 adivcepls23 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    *sighs *... Wish it WEREN'T so..... And ya'll call yourselves perfectionists. ..... *grins*
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11

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    When my friends want something- a drawing, a favor, advice, etc.. I become an ultimate perfectionist. I want to do the best I can for them, and I never live up to my standards. it...
    imverylost imverylost 18-21, F May 14

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    I think I've got a mixture of perfectionist and OCD. I just want everything to be perfect. Perfect student, perfect friend and perfect daughter and all. For instance, I've paid my...
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend acts as if I don't exist most of the time, never going out of his way to even talk to me. When I'm with him all he's doing is homework and barely acknowledging me. I...
    Blueaquatic Blueaquatic 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have to filter myself so much. Online. Through Text. On The Phone. In Person. Always. I have to always be this perfectly driven, successful, smart, courteous, kind, hardworking...
    soon2Bforgotten soon2Bforgotten 22-25, F May 1

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    In all honesty, why does this experience exist? Have we gotten to such a low point that we need to be told if we are attractive or not. I understand if you are maybe feeling self...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I know who I am anymore I used to be less perfectionist now its just worsened I am a Christian and I recently started dont discovering this I may think are sins and I dont know...
    elegantmadame elegantmadame 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11

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    i wake up every morning secretly hoping the last 6 years were a dream. i wake up every morning disappointed that im still me. im not the same person i once was. when your younger...
    seductivesub69 seductivesub69 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I find that I over-analyze everything. Thus making me too critical towards most everything in my life. Being so detail oriented most time leads me to being a perfectionist. I find...
    Ozenmoto Ozenmoto 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    First hurdle If you keep bothering about grammar, the presentation, the perfection of what you want to write, you never write anything. I am ditching that. I want to share the...
    xtaldart xtaldart 31-35, M 2 Responses May 4

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    REAL LIFE BARBIE Valeria Lukyonova, is a Ukrainian model. She doesn't ever directly talk about how she's gotten her figure or facial structure. Instead, she talks about striving...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 31-35, F 9 Responses May 5

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    There are all kinds of texts out there, all over the internet, about how to get your ex girlfriend back. Some are well-known texts like The Magic of Making Up, with step-by-step...
    harrisonJ123 harrisonJ123 31-35, M May 7

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    I want to be free, living with the only one I need, a few loyal dogs, and some land. A simple life, to build my own home, my own future, to have full control over my own life...
    LifeChangedMe LifeChangedMe 18-21, F May 11

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    If we don't exist in the physical reality, do we actually exist? Our bodies are here but the part that makes you you is only on your mind and I read that we only talk for a total...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M a week ago

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    I had this dream since high school about this beautiful boy with blonde hair. I've never seen him before in real life. I wonder if he's a combination of different people I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Social Media exposes a lot of things that wouldn't be exposed had it not existed. People post their every move. Relationships seem to be weaker due to outside influences. People...
    ATLsLadyLuck ATLsLadyLuck 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am one of the few. I believe that it is OK to hold a door open for someone, saying please and thank you. Accepting people for who they are. Never disrespecting a person for a...
    MaybeAGentleman MaybeAGentleman 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    We were poor when I was a kid. I was the youngest of 7 kids. All my life I felt like a burden on my family. They didn't need another mouth to feed. Besides, if I had never existed...
    mombo1969 mombo1969 41-45, M Apr 24

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    I have my friends, but so many of them treat me as though I'm not standing right there next to them. If I left, they wouldn't know. If I wasn't even there that day, they wouldn't...
    J3llyf1shh J3llyf1shh 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    Of course it does! The universe is endless and there's bound to be duplicates of galaxies like ours! Just hope that one's found in my lifetime!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Let’s assume that this is just a fictional story, so that there aren’t so many hate filled responses. A middle aged man, who has been married for 35 years wants to find a...
    dhevel dhevel 51-55, M Apr 25

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    I don't even exist.................
    decemberfairytales decemberfairytales 26-30, F May 9

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    I don't even exist to her. I bet she wishes I was dead; she acts as if I already am. Then she won't need to ignore me anymore. Come kill me then. If you're brave enough, instead of...
    MissNexp MissNexp 26-30, F May 14

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    dipping in and out of these existential (ego) attacks for the last 3 years. I just recently read on here that pisces have an strong desire for understanding, and are constantly...
    jaywabz jaywabz 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I wish I had the right words to say, but I often wonder would they matter anyway? So many things I want to say, I don't understand how you make me completely fumble on my words. I...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I know that they are really really interesting, I know that they are real But I also know how to stop them "You're wrong" "I'm wrong? No you are" "You're wrong" "Maybe I am.. I...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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