To see the tears in your eyes,
Run down your face,
It breaks my heart to bits.

To see the smile on your face,
Fade to a frown,
It breaks my heart to bits.

When you’ve had one of those days,
Where nothing goes right,
It breaks my heart to bits.

I have empathy for you,
I know just where you’re coming from,
Because I have been there too.
And I feel for you.

And when you cry,
I cry too.
I cry more than you.

And when you don’t smile,
Neither do I.
You smile more then me.

And when you’re down,
I’m at the bottom.
I’m even deeper than you.

I have empathy for you.
I know just where you’re coming from,
Because I’ve been there too.
And I feel for you.

And when you forget how to sing,
When your mouth just doesn’t move,
It breaks my heart to bits.

And when you can’t recall how to dance,
When you just can’t count the beats
It too breaks my heart to bits.

And when you say you’re going to bed,
And you leave me all alone,
It breaks my heart to bits.

And when your lonely and you need me,
When there’s no one else around,
I have empathy for you.
Because I have been there too,
And I feel for you.
And someday you’ll have empathy for me, too.


Lyrics submitted by DshBrdGrl

Empathy song meanings
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    General CommentThis is just a song describing empathy and talking about being a truely great friend.
    thinkitbeiton July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthat's a good meaning, i can see how you would think it (or be it....haha) But i actually wrote it to mean something different (but that isnt to say your interpretation is wrong). What i meant it to be is a guy that is in love with this girl but she doesnt feel the same. He has been in the same situation as her, and he understands. but she doesnt realize his real love for her. see below
    "And when your lonely and you need me,
    When there’s no one else around,
    I have empathy for you.
    Because I have been there too,
    And I feel for you.
    And someday you’ll have empathy for me, too."
    Chris77on July 09, 2002   Link

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