Posts Tagged ‘ perfectionism ’

Desperate Mormon Housewives

February 12, 2014
Desperate Mormon Housewives

Evolving Stereotypes of Stay at Home Moms (updated with new poll below!) Claudia Bushman observed: “In the 1950s, the (LDS Stay at Home Mom) exemplified the ideal American Woman.”   This changed in the 60s through the 80s, when the ideal woman became the career woman.  In this period SAHMs were often demeaned for failing […]

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Toxic Perfectionism

February 4, 2013
Toxic Perfectionism

Matthew 5:48 Be ye therefore bperfect, even as your cFather which is in heaven is dperfect. Professor Kris Doty spoke last week at UVU. “In the (Mormon and Utah) culture, people have just taken it too far,” she said during the 2013 Mental Health Symposium at UVU’s Sorensen Student Center. “They think they can’t make a mistake and […]

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Unrealistic Expectations are EVERY Mormon’s Problem

February 9, 2012
Unrealistic Expectations are EVERY Mormon’s Problem

Some say the problem with ex-Mormons is that they took Mormonism too seriously. What causes this, and how can we fix it?

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