Why are you resisting taking the advice that people in your family have been giving you? Do you think it's a sign of failure to do something that they suggest you do? Nonsense! They love you and want you to be happy -- and they think they know how that can happen. Sure, they might be wrong -- but your plans might be wrong, too. And going along with their plans will help you at least gain a fresh perspective on the issues you're struggling with. What have you got to lose?