Being a perfectionist means striving to be the best. To do everything in a meticulous manner, analyzing each project thoroughly right down to microscopic details before even starting the project, is a sickness of the perfectionist. .
A perfectionist will set high standards for themselves. She or he will experience great pain or guilt for not achieving those standards. Many times the goal is unachievable, because there is no such thing as perfect. At least in the perfectionist's viewpoint!
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