"Only For The Weak" as written by and Hunter/arnold/lamarca/spicuzza/devries/herrick....
I can't tolerate your sadness
Cause it's me you're drowning
I won't allow any happiness
'Cause every time you laugh, I feel so guilty

"I blame the needs that you feed
'Cause selfish eyes would not see"

Am I forced to have any regret?
I've become the lie, beautiful and free
In my righteous own mind
I adore and preach the insanity you gave

Sell me the infection, it's only for the weak
No need for sympathy, the misery that is me
No need for sympathy, it's only for the weak
On bleeding knees I accept my fate

I've lost the ability to paint the clouds
'cause it's me you're draining
I'm stuck in this slow-motion dark day
'Cause every time you run, I fall behind

"Far away is a place where I hide
The truth that have to be locked away"

And so I hear my voice again
The tale of the bitter man, here I am
Shake the silence and hear what it says
The tranquil pride that become the lie


Lyrics submitted by -L3tH4L-

"Only for the Weak" as written by Bjoern Ingvar Gelotte Anders Par Friden

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +9
    General CommentI think it's quite simply about a man who's with somebody that he finds difficult to love, but he stays with her out of convenience. And the song is basically his admission to the girl that he's an asshole and that he can't really love the girl, because he can't keep up with her irrational emotions (her "insanity"). But he will act like he loves her, act like he has "the infection", which he feels is a sign of weakness. I think that he isn't able to get out of the relationship because he's too apathetic to break up with the girl, and yet too tired to actively stay in love, hence "I accept my fate".
    6th_sadistic_sniperon September 27, 2004   Link
  • +4
    General CommentPersonally, it rings of being with someone who has borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder. And as anyone in such a situation can attest, it is very draining mentally and emotionally.
    Warharton May 26, 2012   Link
  • +3
    General CommentAnders self said this is about love, but i strongly disagree: This song (to me, bla bla) is clearly about drugs
    nemuuon March 04, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentMaybe about religion and an experience with it, which would work because religion is Only For The Weak.
    SilentAenimaon September 05, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe song is obviously about depression in some way.
    Ganondoxon September 24, 2016   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think its about someone who has to accept punishment and/or consequences for his actions.

    On bleeding knees, I accept my fate
    protholioon November 08, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is definetely about love and a relationship, through and through.

    even the chorus is about love:

    "sell me the infection, it's only for the weak."

    people read way too much into the only for the weak part. This is basically about acknowledging that he is weak and deserves to be called and treated like he is weak.


    "no need for sympathy, the misery that is me"

    the meaning is:
    the weak do not deserve sympathy, and weak as I am, I do not deserve sympathy.
    Ddaduttaon September 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about this guy that always loses against someone and tries to not accept any sympathy from his opponent so he can still have some pride.
    megafuryon June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEither way, its freeking amazing
    Devilmanon July 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfavourite metal song ever, from the opening riff to the signing to the awesome drumming, i cant explain how much i love this song, its amazing.
    sic n twistedon July 11, 2002   Link

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