I guess it's only the men
who get fucked now and again
we take our chicks to the mall
we waited, parking stalls
and when we come home too late
she's pissed that she had to wait
and my excuse not to call
it never worked at all

Time to wake up
where's your daughter
hurts to break up
she was stronger
all my friends say
please don't love her
what did I gain
now I miss her so

I used to hate the lipstick
it stained and tasted so sick
the pantyhose and the bras
she threw on my guitars
shit, fuck, I made a mistake
I thought I needed a break
the truth is I'm such a dick
it's broke and can't be fixed

Time to wake up
where's your daughter
hurts to break up
she was stronger
all my friends say
please don't love her
what did I gain
now I miss her so

If you want to call it a heartache
then I should regret those things
I miss her
if you want the pain to go away
better suck up your pride
admit you lost her
let her go
move on
let her go
move on
let her go

Time to wake up
where's your daughter
hurts to break up
she was stronger
all my friends say
please don't love her
what did I gain
now I miss her so

move on
let her go
move on
let her go
move on
let her go
move on
let her go



Lyrics submitted by ScreamingInfidelity, edited by Mellow_Harsher


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  • +2
    General Comment:ok, i have a different perspective.... i think its about a guy who had a good relationship with a girl, but complained about the typical stuff...(hey - where would we be if we DIDNT complain about who we dated?! lol) so as a way out of the relationship, he either broke up with her or cheated on her or sumthing

    (s*** f*** i made a mistake
    I thought I needed a break
    the truth is I'm such a dick
    it's broke and can't be fixed)

    and then he misses her, and regrets what he did

    (hurts to break up
    she was stronger
    all my friends say
    please don't love her
    what did I gain
    now I miss her so)

    and he can't let go...he's in pain cuz of what he did, and yet he wants her back and knows (or thinks) that they'll never be back together

    (if you want the pain to go away
    better suck up your pride
    admit you lost her
    let her go
    move on
    let her go)

    But hey, that's just me..... i could b waaay off base
    luv4dancin247on June 17, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:It's such a rare song in that it shows a breakup from a guy's perspective, which isn't common play for most songs. Having been in such situations before, it's easy to relate to, and it's all quite understandable.

    I thought I needed a break
    the truth is I'm such a dick
    it's broke and can't be fixed

    Judging by the overall tone of the lyrics, the girl has the guy convinced that he's a complete asshole, and the real antagonist/catalyst for their break up. It's painful for him to think of such a relationship with a girl that he loves, mainly because of all the pain he was subjected to both throughout the relationship and afterward. But he still wants her more than anything else, and he can't just let that go.
    Mathos22on April 27, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:SHITFUCK is now my new favorite cuss word lol
    DerekS152on January 01, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:also women are evil
    himynameismarkon October 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:but I can honestly relate to this song. Most of us are total bitches to our guys, and this song is really true. it makes me feel bad!
    Chelseaon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:HaHa, this song is hilarious!! It kinda made me feel bad though :( i hope i'm not that mean to my b/f. :)
    LiLpUnKStaR85on June 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This song is awesome, if you change the pronouns it's exactly how I feel about 'the' guy =/
    MandyIkeDrumlineon June 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this is one of my favorites by blink...i can totally relate..blink rocks..cant wait to see them live again with green day and saves the day this saturday
    Group 0rgyon June 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This song isnt about the girl being mean to the guy. It is about the guy who is scared of relationships and dumps the girl. Then when matures and figures out he wants something long term it is too late. She is taken and rubs it in his face.. I am dealing with this right now.
    But i'll take tom's advice and let her go.
    meatwadon June 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I was into a relationship, and I relate in a different way, the first part is how I would guess my G/f felt about me sorta, then the second part about how I messed up describes how I felt
    Swordmaster132on July 19, 2002   Link

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