I know I'm pathetic, I knew when she said it
A loser, a bum's what she called me when I drove her home
There's no more waiting and sure no more wasting
I've done all I can but she still wants to be left alone

You've got, you've got, you've got to help me out
And I'll try not to argue
No one, no one, no one likes a dropout
Mistakes are hard to undo

Don't pull me down, this is where I belong
I think I'm different but I'm the same and I'm wrong
Don't pull me down, this is where I belong
I think I'm different, this is where I belong

I think it's disgusting, believing and trusting
If I gave a fuck there would be nothing for me to prove
Although it's amusing it's slightly confusing
I've done all I can but her ego is still hard to move

You've got, you've got, you've got to help me out
And I'll try not to argue
No one, no one, no one likes a dropout
Mistakes are hard to undo

Don't pull me down, this is where I belong
I think I'm different but I'm the same and I'm wrong
Don't pull me down, this is where I belong
I think I'm different, but this is where I belong

Don't pull me down, this is where I belong
I think I'm different, this is where I belong


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  • +6
    General Comment

    Nah, you guys are all wrong (No offense). According to Tom, this songs about the feeling that you're going nowhere (because he did shitty in high school, and then dropped out of a junior college to pursue blink), and the "girl" in the song is actually his Mother.

    "I know I'm pathetic, I knew when she said it A loser, a bum's what she called me when I drove her home There's no more waiting and sure no more wasting I've done all I can but she still wants to be left alone"

    From the words of Mr. Delonge. :P

    satellitehopperon December 03, 2007   Link
  • +2
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    heh jk i guess its about some girl whos over him

    friendsforfebruaryon March 13, 2003   Link
  • +2
    Song Meaning

    It's about dropping out.

    MilkIsG00don April 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is obviously is about a dude who feels completely drepressed since the woman he deeply loved called him pathetic.

    Figsz33on February 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Kick ass Blink song

    TheSwej16on May 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    one of my favourite blink songs

    menaceon June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    this one of the greatest punk songs ever I think. I love the opening riff to it. one of blink's most underrated songs.

    sic n twistedon June 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    anyone that says blink only writes about farting and masturbating obviously never read or tried to understand half of their lyrics...they really have some good stuff..especially on dude ranch but their new cds have some great, meaningful songs too

    jackbootyon July 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i totally agree jackbooty

    Meghan324on July 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    this songs about his mom think about it

    friendsforfebruaryon March 13, 2003   Link

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