The Role Of Perfectionism In Our Society

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The idea of "being perfect" is something that plagues many of us in our communities, causing a lot of stress and feelings of inadequacy. Where does this idea that we need to be perfect from? How can we come to terms with (and find beauty in) with ourselves without striving for unattainable standards? Perfectionism In our society, perfectionism seems to be a natural part of many people. It plays a role in every aspect of our lives, whether it be work, relationships, or school. Many perfectionists gauge their value in terms of performance. They develop an "all or nothing" in confidence to external rewards. For these people, the punishment is often a response to failure. In our society there is evidence that all people have certain limits to…show more content…
Many men are concerned about getting big muscles to look good and begin to compete with other boys so that jealousy and pressure occurs. Often these men and women set unrealistic goals and expectations to emulate these models in fear of rejection from society. In extreme cases, when the fault appears to be dominant, part men and women turn to suicide as an answer. The female standard pictures of female bodies are displayed everywhere. Women and their body parts selling everything from food to cars. Sexuality has become the focus of a product, and it has given more value than the product or service itself. Everywhere women 's bodies graphic used to sell products. Quite often they have to starve themselves, and faints from hunger just to maintain body shape their which appears to be necessary for a beauty standard that was created by the media. These women young girls learn to idolize and…show more content…
When we look at what messages our society shows movies - Superman, Batman and Spartacus - what do we see? Men with only five percent body fat. They are depicted as heroes with great confidence and this makes many people look up to these characters and their actions. Both men and women face challenges when it comes to body image, and it is important to address both sides instead of just one. Muscle dysmorphia A form of male body dysmorphic disorder are muscle dysmorphia, a preoccupation that the body is too small and insufficiently muscled. In reality, many of the men who complain are actually muscular and big. Compulsive exercise in gym regular, diet and supplements are also taken into focus. Of particular concern, you muscle dysmorphia lead to potentially dangerous abuse of performance-enhancing drugs. The cause of muscle dysmorphia is still relatively unknown, and probably genetic - where genetic, neurobiological, socio-cultural and psychological aspects are interrelated. Other factors, such as social pressure for boys and men to be big and muscular, contributes to the development of muscle dysmorphia. The disorder is still under-recognized and under-diagnosed because men are often reluctant to reveal their symptoms because of shame or fear of
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