It's strange to think the songs we used to sing
The smiles, the flowers, everything is gone
Yesterday I found out about you
Even now just looking at you
Feels wrong
You say that you'd take it all back
Given one chance, it was a moment of weakness
And you said, "Yes"

You should've said, "No"
You should've gone home
You should've thought twice 'fore you let it all go
You should've known that word 'bout what you did with her
Get back to me (get back to me)
And I should've been there
In the back of your mind
I shouldn't be asking myself, "Why?"
You shouldn't be beggin' for forgiveness at my feet
You should've said, "No"
Baby, and you might still have me

You can see that I've been cryin'
Baby, you know all the right things
To say
But do you honestly expect me to believe
We could ever be the same?
You say that the past is the past
You need one chance, it was a moment of weakness
And you said, "Yes"

You should've said, "No"
You should've gone home
You should've thought twice 'fore you let it all go
You should've known that word 'bout what you did with her
Get back to me (get back to me)
And I should've been there
In the back of your mind
I shouldn't be asking myself, "Why?"
You shouldn't be beggin' for forgiveness at my feet
You should've said, "No"
Baby, and you might still have me, oh-whoa

I can't resist
Before you go, tell me this
Was it worth it?
Was she worth this?

No, no, no, no, no, no

You should've said, "No"
You should've gone home
You should've thought twice 'fore you let it all go
You should've known that word 'bout what you did with her
Get back to me (get back to me)
And I should've been there
In the back of your mind
I shouldn't be asking myself, "Why?"
You shouldn't be beggin' for forgiveness at my feet
You should've said, "No"
Baby, and you might still have me


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Should've Said No Lyrics as written by Taylor Swift

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    sam armstrong...facebook the bitch haha

    cboy8899on September 16, 2007   Link
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    Who would cheat on Taylor Swift? She's so friggin pretty!!!!

    hilarybbyon June 11, 2008   Link
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    This guy cheated on her, and she is never going to let him back into her heart. He had a chance to prove his loyalty to her, and he didn't take her. He was stupid for thinking she wouldn't find out. He has no RIGHT to even think about asking forgiveness. He could still be happily dating Taylor if only he had said no. Then I love the line "I can't resist, before you go, tell me this, was it worth it? Was she worth this?" She needs to know one thing: Does he regret it? I <3 her

    lexi0498on October 31, 2011   Link
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    A guy cheated on her, and then tried to give reasons behind why it happened, and asked for forgiveness. She tells him that he could've left, he could've said ''no'' to this other girl. She makes sure he knows it was his poor judgment, that is causing her to walk away from this relationship.

    NavyKittenon December 31, 2006   Link
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    I love this song...one of my favorites! the meaning is really easy to figure out.She got cheated on and shes telling him that he could have said no but instead he cheated on her and now eh doesnt have her anymore...i know how hard it is when the guy that cheated on u trying to get back with u and u have to push him away for ur own good....its just really weird...

    ShelbyLynneon January 23, 2007   Link
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    I love this song...one of my favorites! the meaning is really easy to figure out.She got cheated on and shes telling him that he could have said no but instead he cheated on her and now eh doesnt have her anymore...i know how hard it is when the guy that cheated on u trying to get back with u and u have to push him away for ur own good....its just really weird...

    ShelbyLynneon January 23, 2007   Link
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    its about her ex-boyfriend sam who cheated on her

    cboy8899on January 27, 2007   Link
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    This is my Anthem i love this song and Her :]♥

    2cute2bstraiton April 15, 2007   Link
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    i know wat she's going through in this one!!! all my friends say that this she be me and my ex bf's "song." when they told me about it, i didnt want to hear it, but when they forced me to, i didnt know wat to say cuz it fit wat happened. and ya know wat, it sure as hell wasn't worth it!!!

    sportzchick003on May 08, 2007   Link
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    should*

    sportzchick003on May 08, 2007   Link

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