Perfection is one thing we all seek, even if we don’t admit it to others or to ourselves. We are born to achieve the best we can in the very short time we have on the third planet from the sun.
Then there are times that no matter how hard we try, we fail. And there is no shame in failing, we can’t be perfect. Even when we try for perfection, it’s just out of our grasp.
But then, even when we are striving for perfection, are we doing it for ourselves, or are we trying to please others in our lives?
When we are young we are out to please our parents. In sports, at school and in the way we live our lives. Always trying to make others happy, even though we tell ourselves we are doing for personal goals.
Later in life we are out to please a partner, keeping them happy, making them smile and giving them everything they could possibly want, or need.
This is where we fail. No matter how hard we try we will at some point lose our way, falter, stumble and fall.
This shouldn’t make a big difference in a strong relationship, but at times it does. And this is where we need to once again strive for what we consider perfection.