• Kristinia said of this song about missing a distant lover: "No matter how much you talk on the phone or text or e-mail, it's just never the same as it is when you're together in person and telling your man 'I miss you' and 'I can't get you off my mind' and 'I think about you morning, noon and night' is very romantic. I'm definitely a hopeless romantic myself."
  • Kristinia told Artistdirect.com that the song "is basically about a long-distance relationship." She explained: "At the time, I hadn't experienced that type of relationship but I knew that I would down the road. I wasn't sure how soon it was going to be, but I knew it would really break my heart. Who likes long-distance relationships? No one. That song was really for me though. It's something that I can go back to when I am in a relationship like that. I just took from my experiences and what I had gone through in relationships and wrote from there."
  • The song was co-written by Kristinia's mentor, the R&B producer and songwriter Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds. She told Artistdirect.com: "Babyface helped me a lot, giving me certain situations to think about. I had a boyfriend at the time, and he was like, 'Have you ever experienced being away from your boyfriend for longer than a week? Tell me what you felt.' We just went from there. I'm not in a relationship right now, so I can't really relate to the song, but I'm hoping I can go back to it when that time comes. The songs I did with Babyface were for me. He allowed me to have a lot of leverage, and I took advantage of that as much as I could."


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