I'm tired of being what you want me to be
Feeling so faithless, lost under the surface
Don't know what you're expecting of me
Put under the pressure of walking in your shoes
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
Every step that I take is another mistake to you
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)

I've become so numb, I can't feel you there
Become so tired, so much more aware
I'm becoming this, all I want to do
Is be more like me and be less like you

Can't you see that you're smothering me?
Holding too tightly, afraid to lose control
'Cause everything that you thought I would be
Has fallen apart right in front of you
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
Every step that I take is another mistake to you
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
And every second I waste is more than I can take

I've become so numb, I can't feel you there
Become so tired, so much more aware
I'm becoming this, all I want to do
Is be more like me and be less like you

And I know I may end up failing too
But I know you were just like me with someone disappointed in you

I've become so numb, I can't feel you there
Become so tired, so much more aware
I'm becoming this, all I want to do
Is be more like me and be less like you

I've become so numb, I can't feel you there
I'm tired of being what you want me to be
I've become so numb, I can't feel you there
I'm tired of being what you want me to be


Lyrics submitted by ruben, edited by Booyahhayoob, LpBeast4live, dylan10989

Numb Lyrics as written by Chester Charles Bennington Brad Delson

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    My Interpretation'I'm tired of being what you want me to be'

    It reminds me of how I've been living my whole life. Trying so hard to please someone with everything you do... The lyrics go on, explaining that the person is tired of being told what they were supposed to be.
    After a while the person finally figures out they need to be who they want to be. They're tired of living up to expectations.

    It literally makes you so numb, trying to make others happy while you live a miserable life. You need to be who you want to be, not what others expect of you.
    NopeSorryon February 06, 2014   Link

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