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Overcoming Perfectionism

How Women Can Overcome People-Pleasing and Perfectionism

Why are women susceptible to people-pleasing and perfectionism?
While people-pleasing and perfectionism aren't exclusively women's issues, women are socialized in many cultures to be caretakers, put other people's needs before their own, and be passive.

They worry about what other people think of them; they don't want to displease or be seen as "difficult" or "high maintenance." So, they say "yes" and don't make any waves.

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Overcoming Perfectionism

Therapy Chat: Perfectionism, Codependency, and Worthiness


Recently I had the honor of being interviewed on the Therapy Chat podcast.  Therapy Chat is hosted by Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a psychotherapist in the Baltimore area and a fellow "recovering perfectionist". Laura and I had an amazing conversation all about my favorite subjects: perfectionism, codependency, anxiety, and worthiness.

You can listen to the episode here:
Episode 28: Understanding Perfectionism
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