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The pressure of perfection: five women tell their stories | Guardian readers and Sarah Marsh

It seems more girls than ever feel the need to be perfect – at a time when the mental health of young women is a growing concern. We asked how striving to be the best has affected you Do you look at other people’s lives and compare them to your own? Does this make you question whether you are smart, fit or happy enough? If so, then you may be a perfectionist. Writing for the Guardian earlier this year, clinical psychologist Linda Blair described a perfectionist as a person: “who strives for flawlessness, for a perfect creation, outcome or performance.
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