"I Can't Hate You Anymore" as written by Lindy Robbins, Jess Clayton Cates, Nick Lachey and Robert Wells....
An empty room can be so deafening
the silence makes you wanna scream
it drives you crazy
i chased away the shadows of your name
and burned the picture in the frame
but i couldn't save me
and how could we quit something
we never really tried
well you still can't tell me why

we built it up
to watch it fall
like we meant nothing at all
i gave and gave
the best of me
but couldn't give you what you need
you walked away
you stole my life
just to find what you're looking for
but no matter how i try
i can't hate you anymore


your not the person that you used to be
the one i want who wanted me
and thats a shame but
theres only so many tears that you can cry
before i drain the light right from your eye
and i cant go on that way
so im letting go of everything we were
it doesnt mean it doesnt hurt

we built it up
to watch it fall
like we meant nothing at all
i gave and gave
the best of me
but couldnt give you what you need
you walked away
you stole my life
just to find what you're looking for
but no matter how i try
i cant hate you anymore

sometimes you hold so tight
it slips right through your hands
will i ever understand

we built it up
to watch it fall
like we meant nothing at all
i gave and gave
the best of me
but couldn't give you what you need
you walked away
you stole my life
just to find what you're looking for
but no matter how i try
i can't hate you anymore
i can't hate you anymore (2x)


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"I Can't Hate You Anymore" as written by Lindy Robbins Robert Wells

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    General CommentIt's pretty self-explanatory. It's obviously about Jessica.
    sara186524on June 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThey were happily married, or so he thought. Then one day she decides that she's done. She feels like she's missing something.

    ---couldn't give you what you need
    you walked away
    you stole my life
    just to find what you're looking for---


    So he's sitting there wondering "what the hell just happened"?


    ---will i ever understand
    you still can't tell me why---
    sara186524on June 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHmm, i just watched 'Behind The Music: Nick Lachey' and he stated that he only ever trusted what came out of Jessica's mouth, and none of the rumours and just hoped she's done the same, because if you believe just one of the lies, you can't help but believe all the rest.

    He also said that he still didn't know why she filed for divorce, but someone along the line their marriage had become all about 'business'. He did say however that despite what happened, they were two people so in love and that all that he ever wanted was to be a family man and platinum albums and highly rated tv shows are nothing compared to that.

    He sounded genuinly hurt and even slight confused by the whole situation, and it sounded like the divorce was her doing, and he she had never said to him the reason for her decision. It was all quite sad tbh.
    finallyfreeon July 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti don't think jess will ever tell him the reason she left him. they were a cute lovey dove couple, i thought they were going to last. idk if this is true, but i heard that jess was cheating on Nick. i feel sry for Nick. he's so hurt. jess acts like she could care less about him.
    mercy666on August 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThere's a verse missing:

    Your not the person who you used to be,
    The one I want who wanted me,
    And that's a shame but,
    There's only so many tears that you can cry.
    Before it drains the light right from your eyes,
    And I can't go on that way.
    And so I'm letting of everything we were,
    It doesn't mean it doesn't hurt.


    The song is pretty self explanitory.
    Kahliaon August 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentawh he loved her so much. they were the one couple in hollywood i thought wud stay together :P oh well, more nick for other girls lol. nah in all seriousness, i love this song. love love love it.
    - hayles -
    hayles89on October 16, 2006   Link
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    General Commentafter i listened to this song, i felt.. WOW this makes jessica sound like a bitch. and then in her song 'i belong to me' its like.... "its not that i dont want to be with you i just dont.. wanna give myself to you in any way"
    it confuses me..

    apparently jessica knew their marriage was over when nick didnt accompany her to some trip to africa.



    im still routing for a nick and jessica reunion!
    PrincessMPAon October 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentplease nick, if you being divorced by one woman like her, you might find two that is much much more beautiful and nicer than her...move along man
    serenity_25on November 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI personally love it because it is a break up song that says something other than I hate you or please come back...and I love the fact that Nick is being real and admitting that it hurt him..mean while Jessica is prancing around like it's all good..but all in all the best song he came out with..
    twincity1130on January 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti just watched behind the music too. i think that jessica made a mistake. he seemed like a genuine person and a person who could care less about fame. all that matteered to him was his family. he is such a sweet person and i think he cared for jessica a lot and he treated her like she meant the world to him. i dont think jessica will ever find anyone who will treat her as good as nick did.
    1234567on August 08, 2007   Link

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