Too many times, I have wondered
What all trying is for
You come around, I feel so down, I'm gonna drown
Because I know that you're falling short

But do you know?
It doesn't change the way I feel about you at the end of the day
Because I know
That all I want is what you got
All I want is what you got

And too many times, I have wanted
To turn around and walk away
Knowing deep inside
You can't provide what I need from you anyway

But do you know?
It doesn't change the way I feel about you at the end of the day
Because I know
That all I want is what you got
All I want is what you got

I tell you that I wanna go, but I wanna stay
I tell you that I wanna go, but I wanna stay
I tell you that I wanna go, but I wanna stay
I wanna stay, I wanna stay, I wanna stay
But I know I'm gonna lose myself this way
I wanna stay, I wanna stay, I wanna stay
But I know I'm gonna lose myself this way

But do you know?
It doesn't change the way I feel about you at the end of the day
'Cause I know
That all I want is what you got
All I want is what you got
But this moment is all I've got
It's all I've got


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    General CommentEndless questions in my mind, it's the song i relate to just right now... This song just makes me cry cause I do not want to let you go... Susie Suh is coming strong... her cd is amazing!
    alreadytornon October 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI really love this song! It was the 1st song I heard from Susie Suh and it's amazing.

    For me it's about someone you really like and really want to be with, even though you know he/she isn't good for you. I'm listening to this right now actually.
    supermonkeyon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthink it's about being torn between your feelings for someone and rationalisations about why you shouldn't be with him/her or why it ended/should end
    and about making a decision to end it for whatever reason, but still having feelings despite all the reasons its not right

    my favs: "but do you know, it doesnt change, the way i feel about you... at the end of the day"
    &
    "i tell you that i wanna go... but i wanna stay"

    it says a lot about how we often do that in life with our relationships... say what we don't mean inside, deny our true feelings for the sake of something - be it coping with the disappointment and sadness of a relationship - esp one that has finished without real closure.. or that couldnt be realised....
    jellycakeson April 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgreat song i love it so muchhhhhhh my part is
    I wanna stay, I wanna stay, I wanna stay
    But I know I'm gonna lose myself this way
    madeline19on April 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing. I want to stay, I want to stay, I want to stay But i know im going to lose myself this way. beautiful.But do you know?
    It doesn't change the way I feel about you at the end of the day .. really powerfull.. i agree with jellycakes. this song is about mixed up feelings and not beeing sure and making a tough descision.
    embers.of.loveon June 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOMG no-one comments on this amazing stuff! ARRRR
    embers.of.loveon June 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgreat song. heard it on and episode of one tree hill( i swear i hear more songs that i like on that show than the radio lol) its a great song. i think it fit pretty damn well with the scene it accompinied which was were jake wanted to be with peyton but he couldn't he had to go find his daughter. it really is a great song
    iluvothon August 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis seems like she's the other woman, hooking up with a married man or a man in a serious relationship. she knows it's wrong, she wants to go, but she wants to stay. she can't change how she feels about him even though it's wrong. this moment is all she's got...like when he can get away from the other relationship... and she wants what he's got...maybe marriage, family, etc. and she's tried to walk away but keeps coming back and she knows she will loose who she is if she continues becuase she doesn't see herself and who she is as a person who would do something like this. she's loosing respect for herself.
    JoJoNunyaon September 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentonly the beginning of this song breaks my heart into a thousand little pieces, that, by the end of the songs, im balling my eyes out.
    aestheticx7on October 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with jojo nunya.
    Its about her being in love with someone she can't have.
    She can't help that she's so in love with him.
    even if she knows that is wrong because he's
    in a relationship with someone else.
    "Too many times I have wondered what all trying is for"
    She doesn't know why she ever tries with him.
    She feels like giving up, cause she knows she can't ever really be with him cause he's with someone else.
    "And too many times, I have wanted
    to turn around and walk away.
    Knowing deep inside, you can't provide what I need from you anyway."
    She knows that she should walk away from this.
    and let go of him.
    but it doesn't change the way she feels.
    even if he can't give her everything she needs.
    "I tell you that i wanna go, but I wanna stay."
    She's only saying that she wants to go, but
    she's trying to let go of him, cause she knows
    that what she's doing is wrong.
    "I wanna stay, I wanna stay, I wanna stay,
    but i know I'm gonna lose myself this way."
    She's becoming a bad person because of the way she feels about this guy. but she can't help it
    cause he's all she's ever wanted. but getting involved with someone who's taken is not something that she would do.
    so she's losing herself because of him.
    "All I want is what you got, but this moment is all I've got.
    Its all I've got."
    Goddd this song kills me. I love it.
    I can relate to it alottt. Susie suhs amazing!
    The first time I heard this was on One Tree Hill
    and I've loved her ever since. That song fit the
    scene perfectly, when Jake was leaving Peyton.
    My version of what I think about the song was
    basically a longer version of what jojo nunya said haha oops.
    shiribehrxon June 13, 2008   Link

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