Many of us had the fortune of growing up with the knowledge that no matter what happened, our families had our backs. Although it's still definitely possible to feel anxious about those times when we seriously messed up, that knowledge could keep us going.
We understood that no matter what happened, we would face it together.
Unfortunately, this isn't true for everybody. And it becomes especially sad when it becomes clear that the only reason somebody loses a love that's supposed to be unconditional is that they've discovered what it means to be themselves.
But as disappointing as it can be to hear about situations like this, it's also important to remember they don't mean that person has to be alone.