Oh my god, you're description is so true it hurts. lol xD
But anyhow... I love this piece! Something about the colors and soft light, which reminds me of early morning, it's so tranquil, but then there's this intensity in his (her?) gaze that traps you. It's really wonderful.
Also, while I'm here, I'll just mention how much I love and admire your style as well, it's truly beautiful.