Evidently Voldemort’s dad and mom by no means actually cherished one another, which can have ultimately led to his demise.
Tom Riddle’s mom, Merope Gaunt, lived a lifetime of tragedy and abuse.
Based on Dumbledore, she turned so determined to depart that life behind that she put a rich muggle, Tom Riddle Sr., underneath a love spell so he may take her away from her father and brother. It was underneath that spell that Tom Sr. married Merope and Tom Jr. (Voldemort) was conceived.
When the results of the potion wore off, Tom Sr. left her and he or she felt she had no selection however to depart their little one at a Muggle orphanage.
Love conquering all is a significant theme of the sequence, and this backstory makes it clear that there was by no means love within the villain’s life, making it exceedingly tough for him to succeed.