Ring! Ring! Ring!
“Hello?” answered the heart.
“Will you love me?” they asked.
“I have reservations right now.” the heart answered.
“Where?” they asked.
“With fear.” answered the heart.
In matters of the heart, it is not enough to be vulnerable. A space of safety must be set first. One must also disintegrate the ego, because it is outside of ego that love penetrates and causes transformation.