This a great video on the subject. If you’re unfamiliar with this idea, give the video a watch. I’m thinking of doing a podcast on this at some point because it’s such a fascinating topic.
This is part of our spiritual journey and often we can experience multiple dark nights of the soul. There’s a purpose for it that God has in store and while it is not at all an enjoyable experience, it is good for us.
Joseph Smith once wrote while in Liberty Jail:
O God, where art thou? And where is the pavilion that covereth thy hiding place?D&C 121:1