Its been a long year without you
And I can't seem to go one day without thinking about you
It's not that I doubt you, if I found you
Would I put my arms around you
Wish I could let you know how much I miss you
Entertain the pain, if I could I would kiss you
I wanna be with you
I've tried letting go, I don't know how to quit you

No, baby, you can't change me
But maybe you'll find that you're

Better off, better off
That's what you get for, that's what you get for
Moving on, moving on
Try and forget you, try and forget like
Every tear you ever cried
Pack them up and say goodbye
Moving on, and that's what you get for

I spent a long time without you
I'm still doing everything I can just to not think about you
Not that I doubt you, if I found you
Would I let my thoughts surround you
I feel just a little bit stronger
I'll wait just a little bit longer
But I'm doing just fine without you, babe

Spend the night alone again
Waste the air you're breathing in
Close the curtains and lock the door
Hide from what you're waiting for
Could've wasted time on me, given up so easily
But I think you're better moving on

Lyrics submitted by MCSmate

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    General CommentOne of my favorite songs off the record :)
    MCSmateon July 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti like the title of this song.
    d00d81thaton July 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentomg this is the most amazing and amazing band! love umm. this song is the story of my life.
    Millelleon July 25, 2008   Link
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    My OpinionI'm in love with this song...
    dugpdcvon May 23, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song to me is about a guy who cant get over an ex-girlfriend who left for some reason broke up with him and he didnt see it coming so now he's trying to cope with the whole thing but its taking him a long time to get over her. therefore he has to "entertain the pain" to make the bad not seem so bad.
    JaySayers21on July 16, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me this song seems to be about alot of different things.

    A guy can't stop thinking about his ex. But at the same time it almost sounds like he's bitter that she left him, so even if she tried coming back, he's saying shes better off moving on because it just wouldn't be the same, she ruined what they had, so its really not worth it, so even though he wants her, its kinda like he's saying "i miss you, but you had your chance, so you might as well not even try."
    illBeJustFine22on July 30, 2009   Link
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    MemoryI agree with illBeJustFine22

    I love My Favorite Highway. I met them this summer after a show.
    They're amazing and so so sweet. =)
    I got pictures with them!
    Steph_2010on September 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commentso perfect for whats goin on for me right now. ETP has great lyrics
    Jake94on June 01, 2011   Link

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