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Perfection Is The Enemy Of Frugality


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Jan 19, 2024
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Perfection Is The Enemy Of Frugality

I’m not perfect. Far from it, my friends. And frugal weirdos, by our very nature, are imperfect creatures. In fact, I’d go so far as to wager that perfection is the enemy of frugality. The more perfect I want something to be, the more expensive it’s going to be. This doesn’t apply in every single instance, but more often than not, embracing imperfection is tantamount to embracing frugality. And this is about far more than the consummate frugal abhorrence of “keeping up with the Joneses.” This is about keeping up with our own internal metrics of perfection. I know this because I used to be a perfectionist.

Keeping Up With Yourself

Once upon a time, I wanted everything to be as perfect as possible and I drove myself to distraction trying to achieve the one thing no one ever can: perfection. Chasing a false idol is exhausting and ultimately, you’re going to lose.

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