marriage · perfectionism

Confessions of a Perfectionist

The greatest reason that I am a terrible fiance is my deep belief that I am the best one. I am often seemingly incapable of being content. My constant dissatisfaction has been praised and encouraged throughout childhood as it often resulted in the highest test scores, level of involvement, and general “go-getter” attitude. America has… Continue reading Confessions of a Perfectionist

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The “Good Girl” Cop-Out

I’ll admit- people have me pegged as one. Disney princess hair and big blue eyes don’t exactly scream “rebellion.” And honestly, I used to very much be one. And it’s not healthy. This “good girl” complex is holding women back, regardless of if we are willing to admit it or not. I struggle with perfectionism,… Continue reading The “Good Girl” Cop-Out

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Young Marriage (And why you’re an idiot)

Young marriage. Phew, is that a tough one. People who get married young are always the same kind of people- the desperate, the women who don’t want to work, the uneducated, the stupid, the people who get swept up in their emotions, or those in the military. Lots of different people. But certainly never me.… Continue reading Young Marriage (And why you’re an idiot)