"You keep me from breaking apart" as written by and Joseph Grushecky....
I am only here because of you
And because you never left me behind
Saying thanks in my own way
I say it with a song that soon will fade away
You keep me from breaking apart
You understand the chaos in my head
Only you understand every word I say
You restore my soul and erase all hurt
The hurt that only you can take away
You keep me from breaking apart

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"You Keep Me From Breaking Apart" as written by Joseph Grushecky

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    General CommentI relate this song to my loved ones.
    exacerbatingon September 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of the most beautiful, honest lovesongs ever written
    Wintermut3on January 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSeems to me there is only two options. 1) A prayer to God. 2) A song written to a good friend or a lover. I tend to think the former for several reasons. First, the phrase "restore my soul" is used... a rather biblical term (i.e. Psalm 23). Second, it doesn't seem to indicate a romantic relationship, and the song is kept very gender neutral. Third, it's the hurt that "only you" can take away... if it is a romantic interest or a good friend it could mean that he knows them on that deep of a level, a deep sort of trust, but even that seems picturesque of a spiritual relationship with God. Also, there is a sort of deep understanding that there is a telepathic link, or something similar (such as the phrase "you understand the chaos in my head" or the phrase "you understand every word I say." But who knows... it could very well be a song written to his pet.
    mridlenon January 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite song by this band. It makes me think of my little girls because the whole song says pretty much how I feel about them.
    caitleeon April 11, 2008   Link

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