“What stands in the way, becomes the way.” – Marcus Aurelius
What is in your way? What is holding you back? If you continue to ignore it, it will persist as an obstruction. Almost by definition, if you go at it, learn about it, get to know them, and overcome or neutralize the obstacle, you will be able to get past it and move on.
What is your obstacle?
Time to go straight at it and figure it out.