I can't just let stuff go. It takes me a while to build up the courage to say goodbye. I don't think people realize how hard is to physically leave a situation whether it be good or bad. But once you're brave enough to do it, it happens so smoothly. - Kourtney.
Sometimes "real" is our desire for a particular and preferred frame of reference to materialize. Our expectations may cause us to spend years believing the frame will be realized only because we once had it and want it again. Real is when we cease to wait for something to frame up. Waiting =/= Living. ~Zest of Life
At some point you will realize that you have done too much for someone, that the only next possible step to do is to stop. Leave them alone. Walk away. It’s not like you’re giving up and shouldn’t try, it’s just that you have to draw the line of determination