When he first wrote it, he called his girlfriend who inspired it and sang it to her over the phone. Afterwards, she said, "You're way too intense," and broke up with him then and there. She went off to marry a pro football player.
"And sometimes when we touch
The honesty's too much
And I have to close my eyes and hide
I wanna hold you til I die.
Til we both break down and cry
I wanna hold you till the fear in me subsides..."