We’ve got to have chemistry. That doesn’t have to be only physical. Just chemistry in the sense that we can joke around together and have interesting conversations and talk easily together. Something where you just “click” with her.
It might be easier to go through life being closed off to love. It might be safer and it might be painless. It might be less complicated. But it will certainly be more boring. More colorless. More lifeless. And a whole lot more empty.