"Admit when you're wrong. Shut up when you're right." -John Gottman (This man knows a LOT about what helps - and what hurts - relationships. He's done tons of research on it, read his stuff it's amazing.
If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything. If there is a lack of love, even if it is against ourselves, the Holy Spirit will take a step back. (Step Back)
An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it's going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming. My arrow tattoo next!