Stop Trying to Fix It
I want to share an incredibly important message today.
At some point in my life, it's crucial to understand something. Whether it's in the relationship context or any other piece in this board of life, many of us spend far too long trying to fix what's meant to stay broken. What I mean by that is, we far too often stay fixated on repairing what isn't meant to be repaired. We try to keep people, things, or situations in our lives even though their time has expired for us. We try to keep the wrong things around even when they're no longer good for us at all. You wouldn't keep spoiled milk in your house, so why would you keep toxic people and situations around?
You have to realize that not everything is for you.
Stop holding on to the wrong things out of fear. A lot of us stay in places we shouldn't be because we're so afraid of the unknown. We stay in toxic situations because we're afraid of getting out of our comfort zone. We'd rather stay comfortable in pain than be uncomfortable at all, even when it might fix our lives. A lot of us would rather stay in places that are no good for us because those places are familiar. A lot of us neglect to change the things we need to change, and that ends up doing nothing but create deeper depression and pain. Far too often, we keep things past their expiration dates, but you and I both know that is no way to live life.
Stop trying to fix what's meant to stay broken. It's time for you to stop trying to walk through a door that isn't meant to open—there's a reason that door isn't open! There's a reason the toxic situation you're in hasn't changed. Stop walking into that door and wondering why it's not opening. Instead, go down the path that was set out for you. It might be a lonely path, and it might be a path that loses you friends. However, it's the only path that matters. Your path is bigger than any one person, and it's a path only you can walk. It's time for you to get out of your comfort zone and eliminate your fears, because your comfort zone and your fears will never get you anywhere. Stop staying in the same toxic place and expecting to be happy—you and I both know how little sense that makes.
If you've felt like you're in pain, I want to ask you something. Are you trapped in your comfort zone, or are you doing what you should be doing? Are you actually trying your hardest, or are you making excuses?
It all starts with you.