Are women more likely to be perfectionists?
At work and at home women more frequently feel they fail to achieve their personal standards:
A study of 288 employed American adults published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology found that more women than men felt they did not meet their own high standards either at work or at home. 38% of women and 24% of men said their job performance did not meet their own standards. 30% of women felt they were failing to meet their home and family commitments at a high enough standard, compared to 17% of men.
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