Obesssion about finishing things...
Sometimes I get partway done with something, and I realize it isn't what I expected, or I realize there is something more important I should be doing, or I don't need it, or whatever. The logical thing to do on such an occasion would be to abandon it and simply "move on." But often I don't want to do that, so I keep at it until the end.
Like TV shows. If I've watched about half of the show, I feel obligated to watch it until the end.
Or like food. I always finish everything on my plate, even if I am full before I've finished everything. Even if there is "just a little bit" left in the pot, I usually end up eating that too, saying "it's not worth putting that in the fridge."
If I find a musician I like, I usually try to get ALL their albums. (Not so bad for Boston but it was quite overwhelming with Mozart.)
Clearly watching TV when I should be doing something else is a form of procrastination, but is this overall phenomenon a product of perfectionism?
Anyone else have similar experiences?