I have come to realize that the mind of a constant wanderer is different from the mind of the firmly grounded. Different things fulfil us and fill our dreams. We selfishly value experiences higher than people. We need solitude and independence at times, but companionship and love at others, switching from one to the other in a way that is cruel to those on the outside. Know that if you leave, you are forever changing your future. And when you return, some may still love you, but others will hate you for it.
An excerpt from a previous post of mine. (via backpackersguidetoearth)