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The Dirty Secret Side of Perfectionism

When your high standards impact your relationships

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I shot daggers through the back of his sleeping head that could shatter the window on the other side. It was 9 a.m. and he was still snoring. I passive aggressively slammed drawers as I put away laundry that only temporarily interrupted his peaceful slumber.

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Michelle Loucadoux, MBA

Michelle Loucadoux, MBA

Author, educator, and self-improvement nerd. Co-founder of Danscend. My books: shorturl.at/lrtOV My email: Loucadouxmichelle@gmail.com

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