What is the purpose of the "Releasing Burning Mouths" ritual?
By "letting go", we mean casting off our attachments, not "giving up". We should face up to our problems, do our best to deal with them, then irrespective of success or failure,...
Maintaining a friendship requires integrity and wisdom, with which we can then truly support and benefit each other.
Attaining enlightenments is not easy for most people. But with diligent practice, one can definitely gain useful confirming experiences.