Surrendering to a situation is not giving up as in defeat, it is giving UP as in giving UP the situation to your HIGHER SELF (Your Source) to solve the problem for you. You don't have to like surrendering to a situation you can't solve, you only have to give it UP to your higher self for the problem to be solved for you.
Surrendering is going with the flow. Surrendering is living life without resistance. Surrendering is ALLOWING the Source of your life to carry you to all the good things you want. Your job after surrendering is to only do those things that feel good for you to do...