I’m right here.
But hey don’t worry about it I don’t care.
Learning to do without it.
Laying on the couch and staring at the wall like nothing at all.

See how tame I can be
In the reflection I watch myself watching TV.
And it’s too much to take and so I say to myself,
“I never told you that I loved you because I don’t.”

See how strange I can seem?
Did I ever tell you about that one dream?
Well, look there we are, where we used to be.
Of all things I will soon grow tired.

Don’t stop by; no, you don’t have to be around tonight
If you’re not feeling like it.
Stand out in the hallway, fall into my arms because I want you.
Can’t you tell at all?


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    General CommentThis song is written from the point-of-view of someone who recently ended a relationship (either platonic or romantic) with someone who ignored them but is now trying to interact with them now, seemingly after some time has passed. The person is shown as being vulnerable but also "at peace" so to speak with this person that made them feel as if they were flawed (strange) or even crazy ("see how tame I can be?"). Despite this, they still have to begrudgingly admit they still care about the other person.
    SMSon May 10, 2012   Link
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    My Opinion"I never told you that I loved you cause I don't" is such a good line, it's one of those lines that hits you hard the first time you hear it. It sounds like such a love song cliche at first, but then completely subverts that and becomes this bleak, de-romanticized, straightforward statement, which I think is genius.
    gabbagabbaheygirlon April 27, 2014   Link
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    General CommentBest song by Joyce Manor. I can listen to it on repeat all day and never get tired of it
    ChrisLuna___on June 18, 2016   Link

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