The thing which gives you the opportunity to become perfectionist is IMPERFECTION. sd "Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring". Marilyn Monroe Success is one of the parameters of being perfectionist, and when someone achieves success, to a certain extent they might lose their thrive to achieve something more. Success could land you to your comfort zone. This is a tough one because perfectionist doesn't want to hear any answer that " don't paint them as perfect". Nothing is ever perfect. Perfection could seize any scope for improvement. On the other hand imperfection, failure could be harsh. We all have had our failure, imperfection, defects in our personalities. They are inevitable and indelible aspects of life.