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Stop Striving for Perfection!

In Debora Spar’s book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, the Barnard college President writes that striving for perfection is a futile goal and it will only lead to frustration and unhappiness.  Debora Spar never thought of herself as a feminist. Raised after the tumult of the 1960s, she presumed the gender war was over. As one … Read the Rest ? Related posts: 10 Wa
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