"Why Don't You Love Me?" as written by Beyonce Gisselle Knowles, Angela Beyince, Solange Knowles, Eddie Smith Iii, Jesse Rankins and Jonathan Wells....
Now, now, now, honey
You better sit down and look around
'Cause you must've bumped yo' head
And I love you enough to talk some sense back into you, baby
I'd hate to see you come home--me, the kids, and the dog is gone
Check my credentials
I give you everything you want, everything you need
Even your friends say I'm a good woman
All I need to know is why

Why don't you love me?
Tell me, baby, why don't you love me
When I make me so damn easy to love?
And why don't you need me?
Tell me, baby, why don't you need me
When I make me so damn easy to need?

I got beauty, I got class
I got style and I got ass
And you don't even care to care

I even put money in the bank account
Don't have to ask no one to help me out
You don't even notice that

Why don't you love me?
Tell me, baby, why don't you love me
When I make me so damn easy to love?
And why don't you need me?
Tell me, baby, why don't you need me
When I make me so damn easy to need?

I got beauty, I got heart
Keep my head in them books, I'm sharp
But you don't care to know I'm smart

I got moves in your bedroom
Keep you happy with the nasty things I do
But you don't seem to be in tune

Why don't you love me?
Tell me, baby, why don't you love me
When I make me so damn easy to love?
And why don't you need me?
Tell me, baby, why don't you need me
When I make me so damn easy to need?

There's nothing not to love about me
No, no, there's nothing not to love about me
No, no, there's nothing not to love about me
There's nothing not to need about me
I'm lovely
There's nothing not to need about me (nothing not to need about me)
No, no, there's nothing not to love about me
Baby you're just not the one
Maybe you're just plain
Dumb


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"Why Don't You Love Me [*]" as written by Jesse Rankins Eddie Smith Iii

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC

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    Lyric CorrectionNow, now, n-now, honey, (why?)
    You better sit down and look around (Why? Why?),
    Cause you must've bumped yo' head! (Dumb...)
    And I love you enough to talk some sense back into you, baby. (You..)
    I'd hate to see you come home (love...),
    Me, the kids, and the dog is gone. (me...)
    Check my credentials:
    I give you everything you want, everything you need; (Everything you need - Why?)
    Even your friends say I'm a good woman! (Why?)
    Now, all I need to know is, why? (Why?)

    Why don't you love me? (Love me...)
    Tell me, baby, why don't you love me, (Why don't you love me?)
    When I make me so damn easy to love? (To love...)
    Wh-wh-wh-why don't you need me? (Need me...)
    Tell me, baby, why don't you need me, (Why don't you need me?)
    When I make me so damn easy to need? (To need, to need me...)

    I got beauty, I got class,
    I got style, and I got a... - huh!
    And you don't even care to care...
    Looka here. I even put money in the bank account,
    Don't have to ask no one to help me out;
    You don't even notice that....

    Why don't you love me? (Love me...)
    Tell me, baby, why don't you love me, (Why don't you love me?)
    When I make me so damn easy to love? (Easy, to love me, l-l-love me, love me)
    And why don't you need me? (Need me...)
    Tell me, baby, why don't you need me,
    When I make me so damn easy to need?

    I got beauty, I got heart;
    Keep my head in them books, I'm sharp!
    But you don't care to know I'm smart...
    Now, now, now, now, now, now, now,
    I got moves in your bedroom,
    Keep you happy with the nasty things I do,
    But you don't seem to be in tuned... (Ooh...)

    Why don't you love me? (Love me...)
    Tell me, baby, why don't you love me, (Why don't you love me?)
    When I make me so damn easy to love? (Easy, to love me, l-l-love me, love me)
    Hey, yeah... why don't you need me? (Need me...)
    Tell me, baby, why don't you need me,
    When I make me so damn easy to need?

    (Nothin' not to love about me...)
    There's nothing not to love about me;
    No, no, there's nothing not to love about me...
    (No, nothin' not to love about me...)
    I'm lovely...
    There's nothing not to need about me;
    No, no, there's nothing not to need about me...
    (Nothin' not to need about me!)
    Maybe you're just not the one,
    Or maybe you're just plain...

    DUMB! (DUMB! DUMB!)
    Ian-samaon May 07, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is awesome....
    that was a mean comment, suckerlover94 definitely makes a valid point....well beyonce is definitely my genre of music and i love this song :D
    1nick4alexon January 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI believe it's pretty obvious how feminist the song is.
    It talks about how women want to be loved yet their men take them for granted...
    Super smart song with a powerful message!
    lovesongs2on November 21, 2014   Link
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    General Commentwhy is beyonce even on songmeanings.com? her songs have no meaning. unless you count ass and tits meaningful.
    gabyissocoolon July 14, 2010   Link

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