Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
John Adams (1735-1826)
Bending facts does not alter their truth, denial is a poor adjustment plan for accepting what cannot be changed, and dooms you to carrying a self-imposed burden. Shadow boxing with gloom for the sake of a reality is a total waste of time and energy. The only defense is to cope.
Find a way to arrange it as a stepping stone, instead of making it brick-wall thick by wallowing at its base, as if chained there. Try being stubborn in a productive way, refuse to fold under the pressure. Grow instead, in patience, in confidence, and in self-knowledge that will make facing facts an easier endeavor.
THINK ABOUT IT
LET IT GROW