When to Give Up

After the third or seventh or twentieth time? When should one finally give up? When should one stop hoping against hope and say enough? It's simple. You give up when you have nothing more to give. When you feel absolutely empty inside. When you no longer care. But till there is even one tiny part [...]

Contradictory

They say something But mean something else. They aim for one But want another one. They seemingly try for this But yearn for that. They say something But do something else. Then they complain How you aren't sensitive. Then they regret How they expected too much. Then they remain silent Punishing you with confusion. Then [...]