I’ll be the other woman all your life
Just as long as I’m the only one other than your wife
Your wife, how would she feel if she caught us together?
The same way I would feel if I caught you with another

Home, I know, comes first
And second to that I'll be
But when you’re not there with her
I want you right here with me

Chorus:
I'll be the other woman
Just as long as I know
I’m the only other woman
You make love to

I’ll be the other woman
But I’ve got to know
I’m the only other woman
You make love to

The neighbors are whispering, saying you don’t care
If you cheat on your wife for me, you’ll on me for someone else
I’ll be your part-time love, but that's as far as I’ll go
To be your part-time fool would be stooping a little too low

Loving a married man
This I really don’t mind
But a married Casanova
Is a little out of my line

Chorus x2

I’ll hold the doors for you baby
Long as I know
I’m the only other woman
You make love to

I’ll be your part-time love
But I’ve got to know
I’m the only other woman
You make love to



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    General CommentOh my gosh! What a great song!
    Every time that I hear this song. I get honest goosebumps. I think that I get them b/c this song scares me a little.
    I've always said that I would NEVER tolerate a cheating man. Or anything of that nature.
    But Betty Wright sings this song so passionately that I find myself entertaining the thought of doing just that. Or even being "the other woman". And that scares the hell out of me.

    Right, meaning: I believe this song is about a woman who loves and is making love to a married man. And she talking to him and telling him that she'll "be the other woman" just as long as there is no other other woman. She knows it's wrong but she can't help herself. And she's going through the cons in her head i.e. "home comes first," "the neighbors are whispering," "...you'll cheat on me with someone else".

    Basically, I love this song. And the goosebumps I get from hearing it. I could NEVER get tired of this song.

    **Michael. JACKSON**
    **Patrick. SWAYZE**
    knieretson September 18, 2009   Link

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