Nobody knows what I go through
Indecision's made me passive
They say I want my cake and I want to eat it, too
Less satisfied if I don't,
Consequences when I do
These lessons they lead me on my way
But when company is tempting me I'm turned around, but I might wanna go that way....
Don't wanna go that way

Well it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do
Yes it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do

How many times does it take to learn just one thing?
'Cause I keep ending up here
And I'm not a scientist
So I just keep on praying
That I won't keep getting the same results each day

I said that I can't be with you
But when you turn away I pull back your hands to stay
So many days turn to years that brought us here
And we shied through times without too many tears
But we still made decisions, creating divisions
So many contradictions
Why didn't we listen?

Well it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do
Yes it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do

'Cause when I see you looking at her
I can't stand it
My eyes can't conceive it
You give her that smile you gave to me
I love you selfishly

I can feel so strongly, oh, how you throw me
And still you know me
Oh, you know me

Well it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do
Yes it's a catch-22
I'm damned if I don't, damned if I do

To hell with all the promises we made
The boundaries of pain
I don't care who's wrong or right

Let's just ignore that tonight
I don't wanna fight
Where you lead me I'll follow
I won't stress on tomorrow

'Cause I miss you like the moon misses the sky,
The waves miss the sand,
The leaves miss the breeze flowing by
So come to me easy
'Cause I know you complete me

Well it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do
Yes it's a catch-22
Damned if I don't, damned if I do


Lyrics submitted by Pryncess33

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    General CommentTo me, this song is not about love.. it is about jealousy and insecuruty.... if you notice, she never actually uses the word "love" anywhere in the song. I believe that sometimes it's really hard to let an ex go, especially when you feel there is unfinished business, but he is already with someone else... but the truth is, love is not whats making her feel as if she needs him back.... she just doesn't want anyone else with him. To me, this song is just one of the phases that everyone goes through after a break up... and soon she'll have forgotten about it and moved on
    Pryncess33on October 12, 2006   Link

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