Yet another area in which I am not alone? Since I found this discussion board, even if I were to try I couldn't be the odd man out! :-)
I too have learned that those who, by nature, should have loved me most were unable to love anyone. However, through a recent family crisis, I learned that others in my family love me beyond anything I could have imagined. I have had my plate full the past 20 years, finding my way through my CSA.
This is probably the most tragic loss MSs suffer: being unaware that love is within reach and even being offered to us daily.
"A burned bridge can be a gift; it prevents us from returning to a place we should have never been."