You've met your match
He sounds like a superhero
He's just like you, just like you
Everything you are looking for
He loves your every move
Sleep next to him.
While I sleep alone

I'm just asking for honestly now
I need a reason to keep you away
A reason to keep you at arm's length
I never should have let you back in

And now its 3:17
As my alarm clock seems to read

This hate has nothing to do with you
I hate myself
For letting it get this far, once again
I could have prevented this harm
But living in sin
Keeps us warm
Keeps me warm

Similar situation happened last year
Should have been fair warning
to keep you at arm's length
Keep you at arm's length


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    General Commentwell i know this site is for telling people what a song means to you. so if you feel differently, well, i can understand that, because im sure no one feels the exact same way about anything. to me, this song is simply about someone who has been led on. something i can relate to. the thing is, you'd rather someone be honest with you, than lie and just string you along. it just means that you'll waste more time with that person, time you could have spent getting over them. the person in this song is upset because they probably promised themself they wouldn't let anyone hurt them again, but of course, they did.
    wannajuanamerceron June 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti can relate to all of the feeling left out songs.. they are such an amazing band with so much talent..
    killerkates69on June 23, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhat wannajuanmercer
    or however that's spelled

    well, what they said... i couldn't agree more.
    in any case, this is a GREAT song by an even greater band.
    feelinleftouton July 12, 2003   Link
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    General CommentFLO broke up

    :(
    Forbidden Fruiton April 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti know!!! but feeling left out will continue thats the good thing, but it wont be the same
    xerickxon April 17, 2004   Link
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    General Comment^WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! o crap at least their music will still be here


    I'm just asking for honestly now
    I need a reason to keep you away
    A reason to keep you at arm's length
    I never should have let you back in

    why cant anyone ever tell the truth anymore
    just be honest
    blackliston March 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. very relatable. the frusteration of forgiving the one who hurts you over and over.
    redandbluejeanson January 07, 2006   Link

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