I realized the problem is that many separate things I believe were getting collapsed and miscommunicated.
merlyn, on the one hand you want everyone to agree with the way you think, and on the other hand you want to be loved.
When you're not loved you assume you're not being understood..
It might help you to understand that people think differently to you. I know that some people, like you, like my own father, really struggle to get the concept of "someone else".
Truth is you don't need to be loved by everyone. You can have hard, cutting opinions, but you need to be secure in yourself and be prepared to be unloved. If you want everyone to love you then you need to be a doormat. There is middle ground.
But, in strictly logical terms, unlove != misunderstanding. Hope that helps.
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