Phone rings, don't wanna pick it up
I'm so scared I'm gonna say too much
I tiptoe around your questions
Why you gotta dig so deep?

Tears fall and the glasses break
Inside these walls the floorboards shake
But from outside it's alright
Long as you're looking from fifty feet

I've been trying, trying
To hold my head up high
I've been lying, lying
Keeping it all inside
Trying not to trust you, yeah
Take another leave, I'ma broke, yeah

I'm done, I give up
I don't wanna pretend no more
That's it, so what?
I've lost a friend before
Gonna say it like it is
No more wondering what if
That ain't the way you oughta live

Cause I don't want you to love me
If you don't wanna love me for me
Cause I don't want you to love me
If you don't wanna love me for me

A dollhouse is all that you could see
But it's so far from my reality
I've got problems, I've got issues
Sometimes it's all too much for me

Wrap it up with a pretty little bow
But there are some things you can't sugarcoat
So I give it to you anyway
Even thought it won't taste so sweet

I've been trying, trying
To hold my head up high
I've been lying, lying
Keeping it all inside
Maybe I can trust you, yeah
Take another leave, I'm broke yeah

I'm done, I give up
I don't wanna pretend no more
That's it, so what?
I've lost a friend before
Gonna say it like it is
No more wondering what if
That ain't the way you oughta live

Cause I don't want you to love me
If you don't wanna love me for me

I'm sick of all the fighting, all the slamming of the doors
The pain, the parents, too deep to know
Step back, step back - can you see it through my eyes?
I know, I know, it may be a surprise
Don't wanna be perceived as something that I'm not
Just wanna be accepted for the little that I've got
If you could see me now in my glass house
I'm not ready to let you in
Yeah, not ready to let you in

I'm done, I give up
I don't wanna pretend no more
That's it, so what?
I've lost a friend before
Gonna say it like it is
No more wondering what if
That ain't the way you oughta live

Cause I don't want you to love me
If you don't wanna love me for me
Cause I don't want you to love me
If you don't wanna love me for me

Cause I don't want you to love me
If you don't wanna love me for me



Lyrics submitted by AirinDee

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    My InterpretationI think the song is about loving someone for who they are and not for what you want them to be. Everybody wants to be appreciated for what they are but sometimes they are too scared to show their real face. And this is normal because in the world that we live, this fear is good anticipated. I said that is normal but not good, because even it is scary, you have to take the bull by the horns. No one has the right to tell you how to live your life, so only make the choices that YOU think are correct, not somebody else.
    Georgiana96on July 01, 2013   Link

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