Embraced by Love begins with the early struggles of a six year old child who prefers severe isolation and loneliness. Rey’s story traces not a quest to search for belonging, but an obsessive quest to continue his solitary status by seeking alternative fulfillment in antiquated music and theatre. Throughout his childhood, Rey’s preference to being alone continues until he enters Jr. High through his High School years. It is upon these years that he falls madly in love. The relationship will impact his personal and social development through his adult years in extremely destructive ways until he finds people that genuinely care for him. This book will resonate to individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds, parents of children with Special Needs, and individuals caught in the cycle of dysfunctional relationships.