There will always be someone better or more talented than you. All you can do is try to work harder or be more charismatic. Never do something for someone because you expect something in return. You have to do it because it fulfills you. Chances are they won’t reciprocate. Don’t be afraid to ask. The worst they can say is no. Be your own cheerleader. Usually no one else will be. People change, but almost never when or how you want them to. People like a good story. Help make your life a good story.
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