I Think Perfection Is a Joke

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    Analogy From Woodworking

    I used to do a lot of woodworking, and as such developed an eye, a taste for beautiful wood. I think people, inside and out, are a lot like wood. The "perfect" surface, one without imperfections, might be a mirror, or a flat white surface. While a mirror might be fine to shave...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    May 2, 2011

    Phd Student Needs Your Help

    Hi, I am a PhD research student who is conducting research in the area of perfectionism. I need people to help me with my research. All you need to do is complete an on-line questionnaire. If you are a high-achiever or a perfectionist go to http://psych.curtin.edu.au/research...
    Mpsych Mpsych
    May 10, 2011

    A Joke

    If there is such a thing as being perfect then the closest thing to it is that we are all perfectly flawed. The strongest people of the world will always be weak, and the smartest people of the world will always be ignorant. Existence is forever evolving, and in our short lives...
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2011


    and airbrushed perfection is NOT perfection. Scars, bruises, and life's imperfections are what make us unique and beautiful.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Dec 7, 2009

    Its More Than Just A Joke...

    Its disgusting in a way. People try to be all perfect and there's really nothing wrong with that, everyone wants it : a perfect home, a life with no pain, business going smoothly well...but they're gonna be disappointed. Imperfections are what makes us human, it makes us who we...
    ConLocura ConLocura
    18-21, F
    Aug 24, 2010
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