It is important for children to understand that some of the disappointment their parents feel for them is often really the parents' disappointment in their own lives.
Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Unfortunately, some parents simply don't love their children. Probably they don't even love themselves. That may be the heart of their problem. Having parents like this is a terrible burden for any child and can shadow him all through life. It can even destroy him.
If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.