There are no problems only solutions 

The definition of Stubbornness and madness sound the same to me.  The definition of stubbornness is dogged determination not to change one’s attitude or position on something.  Like the definition of madness: doing the same thing and expecting different results.

It’s difficult to watch stubborn people repeatedly making the same mistakes because they refuse to take ownership of the situation they are in.  The only one that can make your situation better is YOU.   Blaming others or the environment is a waste of energy.  Waiting for someone else to make it better for you is also a waste of time.

My best advice here is to pay attention to the areas in your life that you are struggling with whether it’s your family life, personal goals or work.  Ask yourself questions like:

What can I do differently to achieve the result I want?  What feedback or constructive criticism can I use to move ahead?  Am I keeping a pleasant and happy attitude while trying to find a solution?

Remember you are the only one who can improve your situation.  Take ownership of your life and your problems.  And give thanks for recognizing the problem.