Emotions are often untrustworthy and always responders. When you want someone to validate your emotions, it can be very unproductive because it does not get to the root issue: your thinking which drives your emotions.
Yes, your emotions are real and often out of touch with reality and the facts. If you want someone to validate your emotions, it can be helpful. On the other hand, trying to get others to acknowledge and validate your feelings can be misplaced, unproductive, and potentially dangerous. Why? The issue is your thinking which is often driven by your opinion, assumptions, and speculation.