first, click this link, press play. then read on...
being faithfully idealistic is what probably makes me a hopeless romantic and hopelessly pessimistic. but, if I had my way (and I did for a very very long time and I did get this wish, mind you), I would be running away forever from my fears and he would chase me to the ends of the earth until I finally grew exhausted from running and gave in to him.
there is no point in settling. you just build your walls and wait to see who has the patience, the determination, devotion to break them down. every brick turning back into sand. then you know you can be vulnerable. then you know you can let him in.
right now, I'm still too busy running away. =)