Fortress of Solitude

There's an expression I once heard and I learned its lesson a few years ago but it is really being hammered home these days.

"A journey with another must wait until the other is ready. A journey alone may begin right away."

One more reason why I find writing so satisfying.

Also, the toxic personality test is so goddamn true. If you feel more tired after spending time with a person, that person is toxic. Run the hell away. It doesn't necessarily mean they're a bad person, it just means they are toxic to you.

The inverse is true, too. If you are re-energized after spending time with someone, keep them close. No one can give me a boost or a charge of energy like my wife. And that's not even counting the dirty thoughts you were just having.