God would not put you in a 'hopeless' situation. He would never put anyone in a situation that He hasn't given you the tools to overcome. If you do not use the tools, well, that's your choice. Many people get discouraged over, what they feel are, negative situations. But, if you are in that situation, God sees you as being more useful, to Him, in that situation.
And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick.
And great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus' feet; and he healed them:
How do we know that God can change situations? If no one was ever put into an, undesired situation, how would God show His ability? Do we see Him changing situations today? So, why do we still see situations as being permanent?
Many times, we perceive things in the wrong ways because we confuse situations and characteristics. (One can be in a situation that requires them to be a 'follower'. But, they can have the characteristics to be a leader. So, when it comes time to lead, they will be a better leader because they know how it is to follow.) Situations are temporary. But, ones character is, almost, unchangeable. One's character is recognizable in any situation. Despite popular belief, no situation can determine one's character. Unlearn.