Here's the thing. I want to personally apologize for the way you have been wronged and lied to. Whoever told you that you are tone deaf was rude, incorrect, and had no business discouraging you in such a way. I sincerely apologize on behalf of whoever put you at the back of the choir, or told you to pretend to play your instrument, or focused so much on your technique that they stomped out any joy you had.
Modern life has become increasingly busy and stressful. Between work, family, friends, and other commitments, many people are left feeling drained. The constant presence of screens in our daily lives has no doubt added to this stress. While many people turn to their TV’s for relaxation at the end of the day, there’s a better way to clear your head: playing an instrument.