Here would be a specific write-up:
Tingle ran screaming out of Hyrule when he realized what had happened. In denial, he moved into a simple home and tried to live a simple life. However, this life proved too boring for the former Hero of Time. It was at this time that he heard the Rupee Master's call, summoning him to a better life in Rupee Land. (Tingle RPG)
Presumably he reached it.
However, it wasn't long before the Minish came to him. With Link missing in Termina, they pleaded with Tingle to take the golden light and the Picori Blade and save Hyrule from an evil invasion. Tingle grudgingly accepted, though in doing so he could not even deny the freakish nature of his life. (TMC backstory) Unfortunately for Tingle, no one would credit him for this act, and instead made their savior's image that of the Hero of Time (unaware of Tingle's true identity).
Even worse, Tingle realized, was that he would not be traveling through time as he did previously, meaning that he would have to live out the thousands of years that constitute the Triforce of Time ONE DAY AT A TIME. Separated into four by the Picori Blade, Tingle and his "brothers" vowed to stop Link from bending the timeline.
He promptly failed in TWW after Link spotted the cash for map deciphering. When the Triforce then prevented the Great Flood, Tingle went to the Sacred Realm (returning to his young appearance as a result) and killed monsters in the Palace of the Four Sword for practice. Those monsters were placed in a large chest.
Fate would call Link to Tingle again, where Tingle attempted in desperation to kill himself and failed. Link took the chest and Picori Blade to the Royal Family, though Tingle's extended time in the Palace of the Four Sword was enough to keep him separated. He went back to Hyrule and attempted to distract Link with Kinstone Fusions in TMC, but it proved futile.
Tingle moved to Labyrrna in his depression, though seeing Link there possibly revived his hope. He returned to Hyrule once more and started stealing Force Gems from Link during FSA, as well as calling on his brothers to distract Link at the Tingle Tower. Link was unwavered.
In a last desperate move, Tingle freed Ganon from the Four Sword, also using it to put himself back together. When Ganon failed to conquer Hyrule and was killed, his minions discovered that Tingle WAS Link. Unable to get the present Link's blood, they instead killed Tingle once and for all, using his blood to ressurrect the Evil King.