How anxiety and insecurities influence my relationship

How anxiety and insecurities influence my relationship

Anxiety and insecurities have had a big influence on different aspects of my life, and especially on my relationships. I’ve been dating my current boyfriend for two years now, and anxiety has always been a part of our relationship. In the start, it was easy to hide it and imagine it wasn’t there, but the more time we spent together, the more my anxiety became a part of our relationship.

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I’m a perfectionist (and I hate it)

I'm a perfectionist (and I hate it)

I’m a perfectionist. That means I’m terrified of being anything less than perfect. Every mistake, no matter how small, and every little imperfection, no matter how irrelevant, all drag my self-confidence down. I’m a perfectionist. That means that even though I’m living a successful life, I see myself as a failure. When I look in the mirror, I see a mess. A hopeless case. Someone who’s lost. A failure. Even though I’m none of those things. But I’m not perfect, so I must be a failure.

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