Sometimes you need to let go: Shrek the sheep ran away and hid in a cave in New Zealand for 6 years. When Shrek was finally found in 2004, the sheep had gone unsheared for so long that it had accumulated 60 pounds of wool on its body.
we think ANY emotion will last forever while it is with us. great joy, great depression. no. as the bible says, 'this, too, shall pass,' and every emotion passes. EVERY emotion. the deepest sorry. the most intense joy. they come. they go. and they visit again another time.