We both know that I shouldn't be here
This is wrong
And baby it's killing me, it's killing you
Both of us tryin' to be strong
I've got somewhere else to be
Promises to keep
Someone else who loves me
And trusts me fast asleep
I've made up my mind
There is no turning back
She's been good to me
And she deserves better than that

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It's the hardest thing I'll ever have to do
To look you in the eye and tell you I don't love you
It's the hardest thing I'll ever have to lie
To show no emotion when you start to cry
I can't let you see what you mean to me
When my hands are tied
And my heart's not free
We're not meant to be
It's the hardest thing I'll ever have to do
To turn around and walk away pretending I don't love you

I know that we'll meet again
Fate has a place and time
So you can get on with your life
I've got to be cruel to be kind
Like Dr. Zhivago
All my love I'll be sending
And you will never know
'Cause there can be no happy ending

CHORUS

Maybe another time, another day
As much as I want to, I can't stay
I've made up my mind
There is no turning back
She's been good to me
And she deserves better than that

CHORUS


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    General Commenti have no clue..
    erg624on February 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentNeither do I....this song is crap, though.
    YUCK!!on March 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentokay, i'm not ENTIRELY sure, but i definitely get that this guy realizes that he has to break up with a girl even though he really loves her.... what his reasons are? I have no clue, but guys are too hard for me to figure out anyway...
    PrincessDiva282on April 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthere's 2 women in his life, and he's telling the one that hes with that he needs to end whatever is between them. the other woman (not there at the time) loves him and trusts him, and he feels bad bc hes not being honest with her. prolly my fav song of theirs, but kinda retarded bc i dont see how you can love 2 people the same amount, lovey dovey crap makes me sick, so i guess i dunno. but in the song he made the right choise.
    honestyormysteryon April 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe song is about this guy who is cheatin on his gf and he knows its wrong btu while hes been cheatin on his gf hes devolped feelings for another girl so hes breakin up with this other girl cause his gf trusts him and he doesnt think its right to etiher of them to cheat so he has to be cruel to be kind
    semcacon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWell I don't think he LOVE loves both of them. On one hand he has the faithful trusting girlfriend. I'm sure he loved her at some point, but I think he's started to feel it's just not the Fireworks kind of love anymore. So there's the OTHER girl, he's been seeing her, and has probably fallen in love with her, but he realizes that his girlfriend has always been there for him, and is a good person, and she doesn't deserve to be cheated on, so he makes the decision to stop cheating on her, and leave the new girl even though he loves her.
    charitybon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah ... I don't feel bad for this guy. I used to. I thought he had to break up with a girl because of other obligations in his life (like, he wanted to be an acrobat or something) ... but then I read the lyrics and I'm like "he's a fucking scumbag!"

    basically. he's with Girl 1 because of obligation. maybe they've just been together forever or have a kid or something ... he's fallen in love with Girl 2.

    ...scuzzbucket....
    catherinekson July 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIn this song, this guy is having an affair with another girl, but in the song, he tells her that his "heart's not free", and that his girlfriend "deserves better than that", so he "can't stay", and has made his choice to stay with his girlfriend, and only his girlfriend.
    mellow_yellowon July 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThsis song pisses me off so much cos its about some guy how cheating on his girlfriend and he is beign ababy aobut it and trying to tell people how hard it is for him. Bullshit. And then he goes on about how he really loves his girlfriend...well the she should stop fucking the other girl!!!!!!!
    summergirlon July 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentunfortunately,this happened to me. and i was the "girlfriend" and he wanted to go out with another girl who he liked alot. it was wrong of him, and i was upset,but it wasn't that bad b/c i didn't love him,just liked. when that happened i thought of this song and i listened to it and i was amazed at how that situation was just like mine. i eventually forgived him and we're friends now.
    within weeks they broke up and he realized what a dick he was.
    juliegrayon August 24, 2002   Link

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