You can't just give up on someone because the situation's not ideal. Great relationships aren't great because they have no problems. They're great because both people care enough about the other person to find a way to make it work.
It's hard to see him now without a little stiletto passing right through me. I cannot remember a time when the passing of a public figure hurt like that. I was angry at first then as I learned more, I understood why he took that road. RIP Robin.