The thing about self-help articles is that, you can very much relate your situation with the people who comment and share their stories there.
Their experiences help us through click with ours. They speak a language only we understand because everyone is going through the same feelings, at different levels and situation.
Sometimes, their stories are even worse than ours, but it doesn't kill the fact that well, it hurts.
'And the worst of it all was that you weren't able to make him happy even though you did your best to make him feel special...' - Anonymous