With a lack of self esteem
I walked into my teens
And six years later
I'm still frustrated
I'm still not who I want to be
And now it all comes down to
Am I treating her right?
And now it all comes down to
Am I treating her right?
Am I treating her right?

If I could just be
All that I can be for her
That's when I'd be the man I long to be
I hate this cycle
It's a neverending story
Of infinite last chances

And now it all comes down to
Am I treating you right?
And now it all comes down to
Am I treating you right?
Am I treating you right?
Yeah, yeah

I keep telling myself
Just grow up
But it's so easy to say
And so much harder to do
I hear it each and every day
Just grow up
It's the only thing left to do

It's time to kill this
There's no two ways about it
Ends today right here right now
But it's time I learn that
It's not a matter
Of saying the right words
Or singing the right songs

I keep telling myself
Just grow up
But it's so easy to say
And so much harder to do
I hear it each and every day
Just grow up
It's the only thing left to do

It's so old but it's not easy
To say goodbye to all this heartache
To just say no, just run away, endure pain
And suffocate every desire that hurts you

And now it all comes down to
Am I treating you right?
And now it all comes down to this
Am I treating you right?
Am I treating you right?
My words and actions don't align
My heart is the victim of my mind

I keep telling myself
Just grow up
But it's so easy to say
And so much harder to do
I hear it each and every day
Just grow up
It's the only thing left to do

I keep telling myself
Just grow up
But it's so easy to say
And so much harder to do
I hear it each and every day
Just grow up
It's the only thing left to do


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    General CommentLoving This Song At The Moment... I'm Sure He's Treating Her Right, She's Prob Treating Him Wrong.
    ADimeADexteron November 10, 2004   Link
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    General Comment'i keep telling myself
    just grow up
    but its so easy to say
    and so much harder to do'

    was stuck in my head for days after listening to this song, but my fav. line is:
    'my words and actions dont align
    my heart is the victim of my mind'
    yayayayayon December 03, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwhy doesn't everybody love this song?
    veronicarockon April 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbecause everybody SHOULD. bam.
    veronicarockon April 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe beat in the middle of the verses or whatver is fucking amazing. dear jesus. i just found out about this band ten minutes ago. EXTREME LOVE.
    shejustwantstorockon March 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is fantastic

    I keep telling myself
    Just grow up
    But it's so easy to say
    And so much harder to do
    I hear it each and every day
    Just grow up
    It's the only thing left to do

    yeah. just reiterating its greatness.
    martinusgirlon June 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI need to buy This Providence's old CD!
    everglow16on July 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think he doesn't think he's good enough for her.
    And he wants to make sure he's treating her right, obviously.
    And it's like he's lost in all of this worry if he's doing everything right, and that's why he's telling himself to grow up, to get out of this worry.

    Haha yeah. I don't know if anyone understood that.
    This song is amazing. This Providence is looove.
    suchaxsuckeron July 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHe doesn't think he's treating his girlfriend the correct way. He thinks he's treating her as a high school girlfriend still, not an adult one. Hence saying that he needs to grow up so he can mature and treat her right.
    die_ambrosiaon September 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSix years later I walked onto my team

    is six years ago I found my faith in god I believe

    which leads me to believe this whole song is about his experiences with religion

    either that or I am reading into it too much and its an easy to relationship song
    ThatProvidenceon February 09, 2009   Link

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