There Is Only So Much You Can Do

There is only so much you can do before you break. You can fight, fight and fight again… but there is only so much you can fight. You can carry out sacrifice after sacrifice, but there is only so much you can give up.

We can’t control everything.

Not everything is up to us… no matter how much we want it to be.


The phrase ” there is only so much you can do ” has been running through my mind a lot lately, it’s the words that I needed to push me to make huge decisions in my life and be okay with it. Of course, when it’s to lose something that meant a lot to you it is difficult.

But how much can you take before you’ve sacrificed yourself in the end?

Now… you may be thinking I am talking about relationships again, well it can fit into that but that is not the only thing that can break you.

Do you find yourself overworking at your job? Or over studying? Or over doing it at home for your family? Or do you find yourself fighting for a relationship that has no future?

We fight for a lot of things in life, we fight and work so much towards it. Truth is, we can’t work it always to how we want it.

So relax.

Let go for once.


Chances are, you have done more than enough. You have done what is required of you, and possibly beyond it. You don’t need to prove anything.

Those that matter, that love and care for you, are the ones that will appreciate every tiny little thing you do without you overdoing it.

So don’t overdo it at work… you are supposed to enjoy your time on this planet, not drown yourself in stress because of a job.

Don’t overdo it whilst studying… if you enjoy it, then I applaud you, but if it’s causing you stress then don’t push yourself.

Don’t overdo it at home… your efforts are noticed, if they aren’t then they will be when you slow down.

And most of all, don’t keep fighting for that person that doesn’t want to be fought for. Love yourself before you kill yourself trying to keep something together.

Remember, there is only so much you can do.