Candace Cameron Bure Says She's Cracking Under Pressure

The actress opens up about anxiety and perfectionism while facing tough competition on "Dancing With the Stars."
2:43 | 05/02/14

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The latest drama from "Dancing with the stars," steaming up our "Heat index." Candice Cameron Bure is holding her own against the tough competition. But the pressure is mounting. And Candace is doing her best to cope. She opened up to our Cameron Mathison about her anxiety. Reporter: It's been a rough road for Candace Cameron Bure, with this season's "Dancing with the stars." Struggling to stay in the top tier. It's like a switch going on and off. And I can see yourself almost stopping yourself. Don't do that. I just started to get in my head. Thinking, like, I'm not as good as everyone. And you start doubting yourself. The nervousness and my anxiety has built up each week. And it's got -- it was so bad. I felt like I was just cracking under the pressure. Reporter: On Monday night, she revealed she needed to seek help. She and partner, mark Ballas, went to vie Dr. Jenn Berman. Do you have the perfectionistic kind of traits? When it comes to my performance, I think I am a perfectionist. I feel like I let him down. Reporter: It's a sentiment many women and moms everywhere can relate to. There's a lot of moms out And I think it's really Reporter: Perfectionism came up within that anxiety. I think I felt like when I wasn't performing at my best, I was not only letting myself down, but I felt like I was letting my partner down. I don't like disappointing people. Reporter: Feeling the pressure of "Dancing with the stars," and as a wife and mom of three children, Bure struggles with balancing all of the emotions. Being able to share that, if you feel those pressures, whether it's sharing it with your husband or a girlfriend or family, just, you know, none of us are perfect. We all know that. But I think it's important that everyone deals with those insecurities in the way that makes them feel comfortable. Reporter: Bure made her comeback of the season Monday night. Impressing the judges with her Argentine tango. As deep breathing before the show. I can do this. I know my choreography. Reporter: How is Candace going to be this Monday night? Like last Monday. I felt really good about that performance. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Cameron Mathison, ABC news, Los Angeles. You can see Candace's next performance on "Dancing with the stars," Monday night, 8:00, 7:00 A lot of other topics this

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