A close friend will help enlighten you and put you on a new path.
A bad situation seems to be getting worse and you're not sure how to solve it. If you keep throwing money at the problem, you will find yourself running low on cash. You may have to face the fact that this problem can't be solved with more time, money, or effort. You may need to abandon it altogether or seek the support of more knowledgeable and experienced people.
If you're pondering an important long-term decision, ask yourself how you'd feel about that decision in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years from now, then reflect upon your answers.