You should have heard me sobbing
As I drove home that night
Got into bed and stayed there
For days I just laid there
Having been permanently changed
But we won't get into that now
Let's take it from the start

You should have seen me smiling
Like the world was mine
She used to call me baby
Softly, sometimes.
But if I dwell on those days too long
I feel like my life is over
And that's no good
So let's move on

To the part where I begin to sense
Her distance
I panic and hold on tighter
That makes it worse
How am I supposed to take it
When she says:
"This is something I'm going through,
It's got nothing to do with you"

I had a special evening all planned out
Desperately determined to reignite
Some spark between us
She had to feel something for me
A love as strong as ours
Doesn't just go away,
You can't just turn it off.
Unless she was lying all those times
But I don't think so,
I really don't think so.
The way she used to look at me
Made me a thousand feet high
The meaning of the word "cool"
Not the same geek
Who fumbled through his words that night
The ugliest night

I said some pretty awkward things
I got the feeling that she felt sorry for me
I should have seen it was hopeless and left it alone
But I had to go on embarrassing myself

I miss what we had, I need you so badly.
I miss what we had, I need you so badly.
I miss what we had, I need you so badly.
I miss what we had, I need you so badly.

I must have sounded pretty pathetic, I know
That's why I don't blame her for what she said
But listen to me rambling
We don't know each other that well
But you're so easy to talk to
I feel like I could tell you almost anything
I hope I haven't put you off
I have a tendency to do that
Why don't I just be quiet?

Lyrics submitted by ellie117

Pretty Pathetic song meanings
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    General Commentthis is a smoking popes song!!! did he cover it?? I wanna hear it, if so!
    frumstickon February 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyes he did. it's really, really good. in fact, i like it better than the original, but thats just me.
    this song is seriously the story of my life, every word
    dawsboss21on July 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentReally? You prefer it to the Popes version? Your taste is pretty pathetic. It's almost as offensive as Fall Out Boy covering Jawbreaker.
    Robbadobon March 29, 2009   Link

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