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Holly Riordan

Aspiring science fiction author. Dog owner. Neil Patrick Harris fangirl.

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Stop texting the guy that puts in zero effort. You shouldn’t have to text him first every single time. You shouldn’t have to carry all the conversations. You shouldn’t have to give your everything when he gives you nothing.

No matter how many hardships that she’s forced to face, she still has hope that things will get better. Her strength never wavers, because she knows that the universe is on her side. That it’s going to grant her happiness in the end — as long as she keeps doing her part.

Be the kind of girl that compliments herself when she walks past a mirror instead of finding minuscule reasons to criticize. That has silenced that hateful voice inside of her and replaced it with a loving one. That knows her inner value, her intrinsic worth.

Her tears aren’t a sign of weakness. They’re a sign of fearlessness. Some people don’t have the strength to fall. They hover on the edge of cliffs, afraid of the drop, afraid of what will happen if they let themselves hope they’ll be caught when they reach the bottom.

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