Each mom wrote about their struggle with perfection. One mom was struggling with being the perfect pastor's wife and mom. Another woman was struggling with being the perfect employee at a demanding job. Another mom was struggling with balance - she wanted to be an amazing mom, an amazing employee, and an amazing wife, but something was always suffering.
As I read, I could almost see theunbearable weightof:
I am striving for perfection, but I always fall short
Even my best is never good enough
I am trying so hard to be good enough
I am doing everything I can for everyone, but my everything is never enough
Beneath the drive for perfection and the desire to please is an even deeper need. …