Well, if you wanted honesty that's all you had to say
I never want to let you down or have you go
"It's better off this way"
For all the dirty looks
The photographs your boyfriend took
Remember when you broke your foot from jumping out the second floor?

I'm not okay
I'm not okay
I'm not okay
You wear me out

What will it take to show you that it's not the life it seems (I'm not okay)
I've told you time and time again you sing the words but don't know what it means (I'm not okay)
To be a joke and look, another line without a hook
I held you close as we both shook
For the last time -
Take a good hard look

I'm not okay
I'm not okay
I'm not okay
You wear me out

Forget about the dirty looks
The photographs your boyfriend took
You said you read me like a book
But the pages are all torn and frayed now

I'm okay
I'm okay
I'm okay now (I'm okay now)
But you really need to listen to me
Because I'm telling you the truth
I mean this
I'm okay (trust me)

I'm not okay
I'm not okay
Well, I'm not okay
I'm not o-fucking-kay
I'm not okay
I'm not okay (okay)


Lyrics submitted by VegaTDM, edited by SmashingDestiny

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    MemoryI like a girl but she wont acknowledge me even though we were best friends for 3 years until she started hanging around jerks who didn't care for her. Sometimes I want to cry thinking of the fact that she knows but she acts like she doesn't even know exist now a days and I try to move on but I've loved her for 3 years.
    This song reminds me that I'm not the only one who goes through this.
    jason10668on April 21, 2017   Link

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