Most people have a very natural and understandable desire to be understood and often suffer greatly when such understanding is not forthcoming. The following is quite consoling, actually:
Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagorus was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh.
To be great is to be misunderstood.