In 2015, a survey found the average American has said “I love you” to three or fewer romantic partners over his or her lifetime. The online survey, conducted by YouGov, compiled the information given by 986 men and women aged from 18 to 65 several questions about their romantic lives. Among all, 9% of respondents had never confessed their affection to the one they have a crush on, 26% have said “I love you” to one person, 26% have said “I love you” to two persons, and 15% have said it to three individuals during their lifetime.
“Those who truly understand love are not afraid of their love being denied, for all they really want is for the other person to be happy .”― From Up on Poppy Hill, 2011
“Because I can’t talk myself out of being in love with you.”― Eloisa James, An Affair Before Christmas
talk someone/yourself out of something：to persuade someone not to do something, or to decide not to do something.
“When I see you, I admit I start to lose my grip and all of my cool.”— Unknown
lose one’s grip: lose control of one’s thoughts and emotions, or lose one’s ability to think or behave in a normal way.
“It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.” Film, The Fault in Our Stars
“It’s nice to have a crush on someone. It feels like you’re alive, you know?”― Scarlett Johansson
“I don’t know why I’m so afraid to lose you when you’re not even mine”— Nurilla Iryani, Dear Friend With Love