"I Stay In Love" as written by Mariah Carey, Bryan Michael Paul Cox, Adonis Shropshire and Kendrick Ashley Jevon Dean....
Oh baby
(Baby, I stay in love with you)

Dying inside 'cause I can't stand it
Make or break up
Can't take this madness
We don't even really know why
All I know is baby
I try and try so hard
To keep our love alive

If you don't know me at this point
Then I highly doubt you ever will
I really need you to give me
That unconditional love I used to feel
It's no mistaking
We're just erasing
From our hearts and minds

And I know we said let go
But I kept on hanging on
Inside I know it's over
You're really gone
It's killing me
'Cause there ain't nothing
That I can do
Baby, I stay in love with you

And I keep on telling myself
That you'll come back around
And I try to front like "oh well"
Each time you let me down
See I can't get over you now
No matter what I do
But baby, baby
I stay in love with you

Na na na na na na na na na
Na na na na na na na na na
Na na na na na na na na na
(Baby, I stay in love with you)

It cuts so deep
It hurts down to my soul
My friends tell me
I ain't the same no more
We still need each other
When we stumble and fall
How we gon' act
Like what we had
Ain't nothin' at all now

Hey, what I wanna do is
Ride shotgun next to you
With the top down like we used to
Hit the block
Proud in the SUV
We both know our heart is breaking
Can we learn from our mistakes
I can't last one moment alone
Now go I know

And I know we said let go
But I kept on hanging on
Inside I know it's over
You're really gone
It's killing me
'Cause there ain't nothing
That I can do
Baby, I stay in love with you

And I keep on telling myself
That you'll come back around
And I try to front like "oh well"
Each time you let me down
See I can't get over you
Now no matter what I do
But baby, baby
I stay in love with you

And I know we said let go
But I kept on hanging on
Inside I know it's over
You're really gone
It's killing me
'Cause there ain't nothing
That I can do
Baby, I stay in love with you

And I keep on telling myself
That you'll come back around
And I try to front like "oh well"
Each time you let me down
See I can't get over you
Now no matter what I do
But baby, baby
I stay in love with you

I stay in love
Love
Oh, I stay in love (I stay in love with you)
I stay in love


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"I Stay in Love" as written by Bryan Michael Paul Cox Mariah Carey

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis song is great and I'm happy to be the first one to comment on it :)
    Andrew Evenstaron April 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti love this song,, actually i love all da songs on her new album... i decidate this song to my ex coz im still in love with him
    Bec2111on April 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is my NO.1 fav song of the new album..it always reminds me of my last relationship...
    Mariah, ur the best!!!
    Love
    mcYvetteon June 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love that high note at the end, like seriously love it.
    I don't normally listen to mariah, but when she performed this song on the X Factor and hit this high note I was like :O
    no wonder she's got the widest range of pitch out of everyone in the music business (actual fact apparently)

    Just for that note at the end I downloaded this song and everything, lol :)
    RozYeh!on November 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song! Actually, this is my song for "someone". He doesn't know that I'm still in love with him. I can't get over him. I always think about him, daydream about him!
    Ayer08on January 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think what Mariah does best on this song is capture the true emotion of a relationship that didn't end in the way she had hoped. After loving someone for so long and giving them so much, it becomes agonizing to realize that everything you have built and believed to be true, isn't there anymore.

    I love how she says "If you don't know me at this point, then I highly doubt you ever will,' because so often people, myself included, get into relationship that end up being so one-sided and you think someone has you and understands you, but there comes that realization that, after so much, someone may not know you and probably never will...
    JuSm922on March 26, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAlthough i'm not with her right now. I'm still in love with her. I think its about loving someone so deep you cant get over them. Cause listening to this i cant get over my ex. I know she probably wont see this but I love you now and forever and nobody will love you the way i did and can take your place.
    Ryuzokon April 14, 2009   Link
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    MemoryWhen this album came out I was going thru the roughest break up of my life, with my first love!! Once it was all said and done i would cry every time i heard this song. Its been 9yrs and i just started a friendship with that ex this year. Im happily married now but I still get emotional when I hear this song. It reminds me of the biggest heartbreak in my life.
    brandan104on May 31, 2017   Link

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