There is one irrefutable law of the universe: We are each responsible for our own life. If you're holding anyone else accountable for you happiness, you're wasting your time. You must be fearless enough to give yourself the love you didn't receive.
"school failed me, and I failed the school. It bored me. I felt that my thirst for knowledge was being strangled by my teachers; grades were their only measurement. How can a teacher understand youth with such a system?