She said to turn in the opposite direction of the problem, and with humility learn a strategy that works in achieving what you want. She is absolutely correct in saying that there are hundreds, or thousands of strategies that are available. They take persistence to achieve, but it will happen.For me that is the Baby Yoda Busch Light May The Busch Be With You Shirt way. But I value this relationship and the person so much that I dont want to choose the easy way. What are the alternatives to make a big change/turn in this situation without ending the relationship?