As you are going to find out conclusively today, making a new beginning in an old situation is not always easy to accomplish. Well, if all you're trying to do is get back to the good old days, that's your first mistake. Don't let respecting someone's resistance be your second mistake. Open up a dialogue and ask the people who you're trying to connect with what they are feeling about the situation. Easy solutions will pop up, and things should get smoother soon.