There are those who give their all. Fanatics is an appropriate word. Our main association with the word fanatic is religious, but it can be so much more. Any master of an art or skill is a fanatic. That mastery came with a price.

To give it all is admirable. but inflexible people become like iron: harm to the touch. All that exists is the craft and nothing else, including other people.

Some seem from the outside to be able to perform a balancing act between the two, but it is not common; Stephen king comes to mind.

Be comfortable with your choice but understand the consequences.

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