Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Hard Truth About Perfectionism

Is this really the perfect title?

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It’s a swing, and a miss. And the downward spiral begins. All it takes is one mild mistake, one fabricated moment of failure, and I am devastated with an emotional apocalypse.

The attention I received as a child was based on my spotless performance. I was praised as the “angel” in my family. I thought I would surely fall…

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We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Mental health advocate, anxiety juggler, abuse escape artist, maternal aura. Personal stories. Some hints of humor. A diamond in the rough is still a diamond.

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