Humans are complex and far more mutable than we are comfortable with admitting most of the time, not least because while our own mutability can be freeing, mutability in others can be genuinely frightening. In a dangerous and changeable world, we crave something to hold on to; we need stability. Without it, we are left continually, frantically re-evaluating and unable to progress. Yet, without change, without the new, we cannot progress either; our adaptability is perhaps our greatest strength as a species. As with all things, the key is balance. Remember to hold the hands of those who love you and whom you love as you change, so they may come with you; we, none of us, are on this journey alone.