A quick trick to test the doneness of your beef. The fleshy part of your palm mimics the tenderness of your beef. For example, if you like your steak rare, your beef should be as soft as your palm while it's wide open and relaxed.
Sometimes we put too much time and energy into people who do not appreciate or reciprocate. Some people push and push until we have to give in and acknowledge we can love that person but we cannot continue to revolve our world Round him/her.