All our friends, they're gettin' on
But the girls are still staying young
If I get caught being rude in a conversation
With a child bride on her summer vacation

No matter how hard I try to be just one of the guys
There's a little something inside that won't let me (Hot Pockets jingle)
No matter how hard I try to have an open mind
There's a little voice inside that prevents me (Hot Pockets jingle)

Oh how I live it got me here
Locked in this bathroom full of tears
And I have begged for you and I have borrowed
But I've been the only sister to my own sorrow

No matter how hard I try to be just one of the guys
There's a little something inside that won't let me (Hot Pockets jingle)
No matter how hard I try to have an open mind
There's a little clock inside that keeps tickin' (Hot Pockets jingle)

There's only one difference between you and me
When I look at myself all I can see
I'm just another lady without a baby

No matter how hard I try to be just one of the guys
There's a little something inside that won't let me (Hot Pockets jingle)
No matter how hard I try to have an open mind
There's a little cop inside that prevents me (Hot Pockets jingle)

I'm not gonna break for you
I'm not gonna pray for you
I'm not gonna pay for you
That's not what ladies do

When you break
Oh, when you break
Oh, when you break
Oh, when you break


Lyrics submitted by OKRadiohead97, edited by Mellow_Harsher, broadpath

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    My InterpretationThis is an interesting and clever song because Jenny suggests she wants to be "one of the guys" but is prevented, and then the Hot Pockets jingle plays. She wants to be one of the guys but she is prevented by hot pocket, which I suppose is a reference to her vijayjay. Right? And of course it is exactly her womanhood that prevents her from being one of the "guys". It's kind of genius.
    broadpathon July 10, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationI find this song heartbreaking. I interpret the woman to be mourning the coming loss of her relationship with her boyfriend.
    She's recognized that she's maturing at a faster pace than he is and she wants to start planning her future. She sees he's just not there yet and that their lives are no longer in sync.
    The breakup is inevitable and she's in pain when she realizes this.
    phredaustinon June 26, 2016   Link

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