"Love Her" as written by and Dale William Stewart Shaun Morgan Welgemoed....
I met a girl, who hated the world,
She used her body to sell her soul,
every town, they break her in pain,
tear out her heart and leave her in pain.

I never found out how she survived,
all of the saddness she kept inside,
I never found out how she could lie,
the smile on her face,
and the scratches she'd hide.

You could love her,
if you pay,
you could have her, everyday.
You could love her if you pray,
you could have her, everyway.

Down on her knees,
she wept on the floor,
this hopeless life, she wanted no more,
dead in her mind,
and cold to the bone,
she opened her eyes,
and saw she was alone.

She never found out how much I tried,
all of the saddness she kept, made me blind,
she never found out how much I cried,
held her so tight, on the night that she died.

You could love her,
if you pay,
you could have her, everyday.
You could love her if you pray,
you could have her, everyway.

I never found out how she survived,
a life with lies, is a life with denial.
I never found out how she could lie,
love on her face, and the darkness inside.

You could love her,
if you pay,
you could have her, everyday.
You could love her if you pray,
you could have her, everyway.

You could love her,
if you pay,
you could have her, everyday.
You could love her if you pray,
you could have her, everyway.


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"Love Her" as written by Dale Stewart Shaun Welgemoed

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  • +3
    My InterpretationThis song obviously isn't about relationships to me, because if you sell your body you obviously aren't in a relationship. What I believe is this song is about a deeply depressed self-destructive person. Someone who has been hurt so bad that she doesn't care about her life anymore and does anything she can to fill the void she feels, like having casual sex to feel close to people and damaging her body through cutting and substance abuse, until she finally broke down and committed suicide. She hide all of this from everybody because she was ashamed and didn't want anybody worried about her, or didn't want to draw attention to herself as she spiraled out of control. In all of her self-destruction, she couldn't see that someone cared enough to actually love her for real, as you can tell by the lyrics because he uses the word "Love" as an empty word as he describes the way men used her as a whore. Ultimately this song is about an empty person spiraling out of control so fast she couldn't see what was around her.
    everyheartbleedson June 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about a girl who got into so many destructive relationships that she couldn't see that this time there was a guy who might of cared if she opened up to him. I think he's saying that to love her he would have to prepare to accept this pain of hers as his own, in a way paying for loving her by knowing the person you care about in this world is so unhappy. There is also an element of guilt to it, he feels bad because he didn't see the real her.
    baby_blackon November 29, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe acoustic version is amazing
    XghettogangstaXon May 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentProbably one of my top five favorite Seether songs. This song tells me a story of a girl who gets abused by guys and think by giving her body, they will love her. But there is a guy who really is in love with her. She doesnt see it. "She never found out how much I tried".. This song is just amazing..
    KarmNVendettaon November 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAs much as I hate saying "OMG I swear this song was about me!" or things like that, this is one of the songs I can relate to most. I adore Seether and this song just means so much to me. Ive been in a few bad relationships of my own and almost killed my self a few years back. At the time my boyfriend was only a friend who helped me stay alive.

    "Down on her knees, she wept on the floor
    This hopeless life she wanted no more
    Dead in her mind and cold to the bone
    She opened her eyes and saw she was alone"

    That part still makes me cry.
    ToxicPinkPoisonon March 19, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOne thought comes to my mind when I hear this song... Maggie. She was, is, and will always be my best friend. She got wrapped in so many abusive relationships, rape, and everything that when I tried to help her, she wouldn't let me. She was afraid, despite that I've known her since I was eight. I have been standing by as her unrelated older brother, watching her closely for any guy that would try to have his way. Unfortunately, the one time I wasn't paying attention was the only chance he needed. He raped her, got her into drugs, and she had to struggle to get over that addiction.

    This song is about a girl that gets into such a bad life situation that she is utterly devastated. She has lost hope in love and life, believing that no one is there for her despite the fact that there has been and always was. The singer watches over her like I watch over Maggie. He is her guardian angel, making sure she is alright. Obviously, that doesn't work out. I'm just glad my life didn't turn out like that, watching someone you love die...

    This song still makes me cry because it makes me realize what Maggie and Rachel went through. Rachel died, but Maggie is still here, and I do love her. She'll always be my beloved angel.
    urasaisaruon August 26, 2008   Link
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    General Commentif you truly knew who this song was written about,you would understand so much more. no one can understand this girl,she still lives. breathes. cares. and all she gets are stones thrown at her. this lady,beautiful darling lady is so very special. she never deserved any of the shit that she's had brought upon her. she is truly a shining star needing a bit of polishing. i can show her i care,but since when can one single person change anything like this? you would be lucky to tell this girl you care and her believe it. she doesn't take shit lying down anymore;she will make it<3
    ihatethisroomtooon May 14, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell the first thought i got from this song was that it was about a hooker. Then i listened to it a few more times and then i saw something deeper. To me its about a girl who gets into destructive, abuse relationships. The guys she dates just use her, they break her heart when she thought they really cared. They pay by having to deal with the guilt. This all had bad affects on her, but she wouldn't tell anyone about it.
    TehScyon September 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI really connected with this song and band. One of my friends introduced me to this song to tell me what he used to feel when I had boyfriends who dictated everything I did by dragging me down and making me think I wasn't worth thier time. He was like the one singing, he wanted to help but I couldn't see that. The first guy who abused me left a hole in me that only someone who could control me and make me do right could fill. The payment was the boyfriends' suffering. To me they were the ones paying because I was so stupid and needed them to tell me everything which must take a toll on them. It was all about keeping upi the apperance of perfection, which would have killed me if someone hadn't intervened and made me see it.
    purejoys_darknesson January 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwell, as you all know, shaun is dating amy lee. and when i first ever heard this song the first thing i thought of was her. im not positive if its about her or not but it DOES make me think of her and how she used to be. for all of you who didnt know, she was in an abusive relationship for about 3 years and just never really told anyone and she never did anything about it...and im sure you can kinda assume where im going with all of this. well, anyway thats just my perspective. great song!
    Evanescence1Fanon February 07, 2005   Link

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