Who says it takes a lot of time? Where is it written that having what you want will take a long time?
Sure, you may point to your experience. It may tell you to expect that good things do not come quickly. If you expect it to take a long time, it probably will. What happens if you expect it won’t take a long time?
In your corner,
PS: When you read the word “expect” and feel even a slight pang of pain, you probably aren’t thinking of “expect.” You are thinking of “hope really hard and brace for disappointment.” “Expect” feels exciting.