You don't need to change
A thing about you babe
I'm telling you from where I sit
You're one of a kind

Relationships I dont know why
They never work out and they make you cry
But the guy that says goodbye to you
is out of his mind

I've been down and I need your help
I've been feelin' sorry for myself
Don't hesitate to boost my confidence

Well I've been lost and I need direction
I could use a little love protection
What you say honey come to my defense

I stand up for you if it's what you need
And I can take a punch, I don't mind to bleed
As long as afterwards you feel bad for me

You give me all of your attention
I've got deep desire and it needs quenching
I that's pretty lame for you to see

well enough about me and more about you
Because that'd be the gentlemanly thing to do
I hope you like your men sweet and nice

I thought I was done with telling you
But I ain't nearly halfway through
I've got a few more things Id like to say to you

You dont need to change
A thing about you babe
I'm telling you from where I sit
You're one of a kind

Relationships I dont know why
They never work out and they make you cry
But the guy that says goodbye to you
is out of his mind, his mind

You always did kinda drive me crazy
And it pissed me off cuz I let it phase me
But I never wanted my time with you to end

Now I'm back in town for a day or two
Mostly I came back just to see you
And even now, I dont want to go

You dont need to change
A thing about you babe
I'm telling you from where I sit
You're one of a kind

Relationships I dont know why
They never work out and they make you cry
But the guy that says goodbye to you
is out of his mind


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    General Comment"you don't need to change
    a thing about you babe
    i'm telling you from where i sit
    you're one of a kind"

    The guy is telling the girl she's amazing. It's so cute.

    "relationships i dont know why
    they never work out and they make you cry
    but the guy that says goodbye to you
    is out of his mind"

    He probably was in a relationship with her before, and has experience on how relationships don't work out, because their's didn't. I think he's referring to himself as well as other men when he's calling them out of their mind.

    "i've been down and i need your help
    i've been feelin' sorry for myself
    don't hesitate to boost my confidence"

    Now he's talking about how upset he is, and he wants her to come to him.

    "well i've been lost and i need direction
    i could use a little love protection
    what do you say honey come to my defense"

    Ever since he left her he's been lost and he needs her back, if she'll do it.

    "i stand up for you if it's what you need
    and i can take a punch, i don't mind to bleed
    as long as afterwards you feel bad for me"

    He'll do anything for her, as long as she'll appreciate it later.

    "you give me all of your attention
    i've got deep desire and it needs quenching
    i thing that's pretty plain for you to see"

    He needs her attention again.

    "well enough about me and more about you
    because that'd be the gentlemanly thing to do
    i hope you like your men sweet and polite"

    He has been talking about himself this whole time, now about her.

    "i thought i was done with telling you
    but i ain't nearly halfway through
    i've got a few more things id like to say to you tonight"

    He's told her so many things, and so many times that he thought it had been enough. But she hasn't gotten it in her head yet, so he has more to say to her.

    "get ready"

    "you dont need to change
    a thing about you babe
    i'm telling you from where i sit
    you're one of a kind"

    The guy is telling the girl she's amazing. It's so cute.

    "relationships i dont know why
    they never work out and they make you cry
    but the guy that says goodbye to you
    is out of his mind, mind"

    He probably was in a relationship with her before, and has experience on how relationships don't work out, because their's didn't. I think he's referring to himself as well as other men when he's calling them out of their mind.

    "you always did kinda drive me crazy
    and it pissed me off cause i let it phase me
    but i never wanted my time with you to end"

    She used to bother him and he let it get to his head. Now he knows he shouldn't have. He should have stayed with her but he didn't.

    "now i'm back in town for a day or two
    mostly i came back just to see you
    and even now, i dont want to go"

    He's visiting town mostly to see if she's okay, and doesn't want to leave her again.

    "you dont need to change
    a thing about you babe
    i'm telling you from where i sit
    you're one of a kind"

    The guy is telling the girl she's amazing. It's so cute.

    "relationships i dont know why
    they never work out and they make you cry
    but the guy that says goodbye to you
    is out of his mind"

    He probably was in a relationship with her before, and has experience on how relationships don't work out, because their's didn't. I think he's referring to himself as well as other men when he's calling them out of their mind.
    xxLaurenon April 14, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is a great song. can relate to it in so many ways. think the lines i like the most are...

    "You always did kinda drive me crazy
    And it pissed me off cuz I let it phase me
    But I never wanted my time with you to end

    Now I'm back in town for a day or two
    Mostly I came back just to see you
    And even now, I dont want to go."

    ... so many times little things in relationships get to me and make me act in weird ways and i know looking back now that i shouldn't have let those little things get to me. missed out on many good relationships because of this and hopefully i won't on the one i'm in!

    ; )
    shelby_nubon January 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTHIS IS SO CUTE!
    famono2492on November 07, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is really precious


    "Now I'm back in town for a day or two
    Mostly I came back just to see you
    And even now, I dont want to go"

    that one hits close to home.
    xx pretty prettyon November 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song; my best guy friend had me download it after my boyfriend and I broke up.

    I see the song as being about a guy and a girl that have been there for each other for forever. She's been through a breakup and he's consoling her and letting her know that she's perfect the way she is and letting her know that he'll be there for her and do anything she needs. He's also telling her that things have been rough for him for awhile, and that he wants her help being happy..kind of a "mutual" cheering-up lol.

    I feel like the whole song is pretty platonic, but the "You always did kind of drive me crazy and it pissed me off cause I let it phase me, But I never wanted my time with you to end," is him admitting that he always has had feelings for her, but he doesn't want it to get in the way of their friendship. Gahhh this song's adorable I love it :)
    kmac09on February 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song; my best guy friend had me download it after my boyfriend and I broke up.

    I see the song as being about a guy and a girl that have been there for each other for forever. She's been through a breakup and he's consoling her and letting her know that she's perfect the way she is and letting her know that he'll be there for her and do anything she needs. He's also telling her that things have been rough for him for awhile, and that he wants her help being happy..kind of a "mutual" cheering-up lol.

    I feel like the whole song is pretty platonic, but the "You always did kind of drive me crazy and it pissed me off cause I let it phase me, But I never wanted my time with you to end," is him admitting that he always has had feelings for her, but he doesn't want it to get in the way of their friendship. Gahhh this song's adorable I love it :)
    kmac09on February 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwow... ;_; I LOVE IT . so amazing
    lovelyboneson April 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery cute.
    A few people have said this before, but I've never heard it in song before today
    keykeyx10000on September 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is amazing! Makes me think about all my past relationships.
    alissakissaon December 13, 2009   Link
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    General Commentits actually "im leaving now, i dont want to go"

    no one realizes what they have, until its gone
    myopinionon June 19, 2010   Link

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