Invariably, other people will disappoint you and things are transitory. Most people don’t want to face their weaknesses, rather they mask them with whatever strength they currently or previously have had.
When you are comfortable with what you have, you can then look for happiness. Some never find it, but I hope that most of you at least get on the path to it. Here’s your hint of the day, stop caring about others approval of you. You will stop caring what others think about you when you realize how seldom they do.