I'm writing this song to tell you that I'm sorry
Because I know you never thought that I’d be away so long
I know its unfair to ask for you to wait for me
But I don’t have a real job and youre ready to move on

And its hard to keep my balance when you look the other way
So I'm letting go with every breath I take in

So many reasons I need something more to believe in
The time has come to turn and walk away
Through all these changes, mistakes
There was time now its too late
There’s nothing more that I could say to you

I'm writing this song to tell you that its over
Your jealously took you way too far this time
Another day comes, I'm better off with you
So now take a deep breath and carry on with our lives

And its hard to keep my balance when you look the other way
So I'm letting go with every breath I take in

So many reasons I need something more to believe in
The time has come to turn and walk away
Through all these changes, mistakes
There was time now its too late
There’s nothing more that I could say to you

So what good is today
If there’s not gunna be a tomorrow?
It's too much for me to take
I know you don’t wait forever
Just remember that life without us won't be the same

So many reasons I need something more to believe in
The time has come to turn and walk away
Through all these changes, mistakes
There was time now its too late
There’s nothing more that I could say to you


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    General Commenti think what i have is right, cept theres a part where they both go back and forth in the end, i cant figure out what theyre saying, if you know post it and ill fix it thanks bunches :)
    lessthankristinon October 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI don't think this song is about Johnny's leaving the band i think its about a girl he's breaking up with because hes been touring because the first verse sounds like that especially how he didn't think hed be away so long and the real job part i also think theyre growing apart cause they have just changed so much and theyre not the people they used to be but i love this song cause i can relate to it...like theyre breaking up and he knows its not right anymore but he'll still miss it and thats how it is in more relationships in the end theres some words that are sung in the background that are kinda hard to hear:
    The years that we've been through
    Were not meant to hurt you
    Its felt wrong for so long so now we can move on
    As time helps the healing
    I can't help but feeling
    That goodbye and thank you
    Are the only words that i can say to you
    walkingby29on March 12, 2003   Link
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    General Commentits 'better off without you' just so you know, otherwise you got it.
    punkrocprinces91on October 24, 2004   Link

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