Reasons to love the Houses
Slytherin. Fall in love with their knife-edged stares and all consuming auras, fall in love with the way they hold you at the center of their world and let the rest melt away. Fall in love with the way their nimble personalities can jump from precise focus to perfectly timed humor to gripping lust to statuesque grace. Fall deeply for their charm, their allure, their unavoidable magnetism. Fall for their fractured, diamond-like personalities and be constantly awed by the complexity of their being. Fall for the way they are constantly molding themselves to situations and how they demand that you stay just as you are. Fall in love with the ways they will balance you, how they will flip personalities to make you laugh in times of worry or thread their words together to say the truth but gently, if you need it. Fall in love with how hard and tirelessly they will try to love you, how they have chosen again and again to love you.
Ravenclaw. Fall in love with the way their questions always show how intently they listen to every word you say, even if their eyes refuse to look at you. Fall for the way their bodies, no matter how awkwardly they’re shifting, are still angled in some way towards you. Fall for how they know exactly what to show you to make you laugh or smile or want to hit them because they know you too well!! Fall for their the way their mind races endlessly and the way their entire being lights up at a new idea. Fall for their idiosyncrasies, their innate creativity, their peculiar nature, their unconscious habits, their lofty ideas, their obsessions, their infatuations.. Relish being infatuated, relish how many seemingly boring things they will be infatuated with you. Eyelash thickness, the curve of your ears, moles and freckles, the shape of your wrists; they collect these in their mind like a map because they’re fascinated by you.
Hufflepuff. Fall in love with the way they will expand their hearts long passed fatigue and self-care to comfort you. Fall for their tightening holds and unrelenting devotion. Fall for their twinkling eyes, smiling in the purest adoration for you. Do not take this for granted. Every touch, every smile, and every downpour of affection are heartfelt and a gift. Fall for the safety net they cradle around you, fall into it like silk sheets and feel how much they want to love every inch of you. Fall for the ways they desire to take care of you, to push through the hard times with you, to do everything they can to make you smile. Fall for how all the tiniest ways they show they’re already thinking about you, that they’re always thinking about you.
Gryffindor. Fall in love with their almost instant desire to entangle themselves in you, in your mind, in your time, in your thoughts. Fall for the way they grin while you catch them staring at you, fall for their adorable hesitation when you make a move. Fall for their belief in your potential to be anything you want, fall for their dedication to jump into the unknown if you’re the one holding their hand. Fall for their almost blindingly bright personalities and how everyone seems to glow when they enter the room. Fall for the way your heart hammers as they beg you to do a thing with them because “it won’t be the same without you!” Let yourself realize that you’re never falling for a Gryffindor, you’re always diving headfirst while they grip your hand and that they’ll somehow always manage to catch you.