Are you a moral perfectionist?
How to set yourself free.
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And now, on to today’s question, about whether you’re a moral perfectionist.
Here are some more questions for you:
Do you feel a terrible shame if you think you did something wrong?
If you realize that sometimes you’re selfish?
That sometimes you think a mean thought?
That sometimes you put yourself first?
And even worse, if other people caught you out at it, if other people GOD FORBID REALIZED THAT YOU ARE MORALLY NOT BLAMELESS, do you feel emotionally naked?
If this sounds like you, let me tell you something that will set your heart at ease right away: