Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes, you'll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes, you'll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room. So true.
Psychopaths generate pity plays for many reasons. But it is especially dangerous because they use the poor me routine to manipulate their targets into forgiving them and giving them chance after chance after chance, thus perpetuating the cycle of abuse.