Any sentence that starts with these words never ends well. It’s filled with pain, loss, and the feeling of unfulfilled potential. We believe that if only things happened differently, then the rest would fall into place.
Like heavy snow on a rooftop, fixating on the negatives will weigh you down. When the burden is too great, the foundations weaken. Then, they collapse.
In the face of disappointment, it’s easy to lie down and not want to get back up.
But things are not always what they seem. What seems bad may not be so bad after all. It may even turn out to be good.