Hope is fine--we should all have something to hope for in life. In reality, though, you had expectations that your frendiness would effect change and when it did not work the way you expected it to, you were disappointed. Have hope, not expectations. There is a difference and it falls under Coach's infamous Stockdale Paradox quote.
Living God's blessings with grace and dignity~ SMW
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Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. I Corinthians 13:7