Hamlet truly loved Ophelia. It could be possible that Hamlet knew he was being spied on so he told her that he used to love her and he was acting mad. It could also be possible since Hamlet was doing something dangerous, he wanted her to stay away from him to keep her safe. He picked revenge over his love. Forty thousand brothers love added up cannot make up his sum of love. He failed in love.
In almost each and every one of us there is the ability to connect and to care. Empathy must lie within us to have these traits so don't ever lie to your empathic self; for if you do, all your abilities to care and connect will be lost VOGUEGONEROGUE🙋.