"What I Really Meant To Say" as written by Chris Waters, Cyndi Goodman and Tommy Lee James....
It took me by surprise
When I saw you standing there
Close enough to touch
Breathing the same air
You asked me how I've been
I guess that's when I smiled and said just fine,
Oh but baby, I was lying

What I really meant to say
Is I'm dying here inside
And I miss you more each day,
There's not a night I haven't cried
And baby here's the truth
I'm still in love with you,
That's what I really meant to say

And as you walked away
The echo of my words
Cut just like a knife
Cut so deep it hurt
I held back the tears
Held onto my pride
And watched you go
I wonder if you'll ever know

What I really meant to say
Is I'm dying here inside
And I miss more each day
There's not a night I haven't cried
And baby here's the truth
I'm still in love with you

What I really meant to say
Is I'm really not that strong
No matter how I try
I'm still holdin' on
And here's the honest truth
I'm still in love with you

Yeah, that's what I really meant to say
That's what I really meant to say
That's what I really meant to say.


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"What I Really Meant to Say" as written by Cyndi Goodman Chris Waters

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    General CommentThis is a good song, but it's really tough for me to listen to. When I was going through one of my toughest break ups, this song said exactly what was on my mind. I think the song means basically that every day apart from this guy is harder. She's totally heart broken and the only thing that'll fix it is to be with him again.
    Sweetie2004on June 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI couldn't have said it better myself, Sweetie2004. This song is so good, so emotional! If you ever see the video, there's a part where one of the girls at the party looks into her cup and makes a funny face. It has been said (on inside shows to the music videos) that there is a band-aid floating in her cup...yummy!
    iheartmusicon October 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. its such a good pop-country song, along with cyndi's other songs. i love how she describes it and it's not a completely personal experience, so it's easy for anyone to be like "i remember when that happened to me...."
    forelsket segon December 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song! I hadn't heard it in years, but I always remembered it. It's on my iPod now :)
    Kathryn05on September 09, 2006   Link

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