Sitting at the edge of the bed
One million thoughts as I reflect.
Tease me just a little I'm not hard to persuade
fully aware for this that I might pay.
Not too much that can be said
Thinking about the bad things in my head,
Always wondering if what they said was true
Now I'm in the bed with...
Even though she was no stranger,
Chose the one keep me out of danger.
No song and dance just jump right in.

Fought the urge to do it skin to skin
What the hell here I go jump right in

Standing in the doorway of distress
Ask MD, for ways out of this mess,
A wave of panic every time I lose a hair
I believe I'm falling apart but not quite despair.
Turns into this one thing I just can't ignore
Don't know what I am feeling anymore
I guess it's time to end this affair
Like I don't care I don't care.

Fought the urge to do it skin to skin
What the hell here I go jump right in

Even though she was no stranger
Chose the one keep me out of danger
No song and dance I took my chances with her
No time to waste.
Just jump right in I said to her
Stand in the doorway of distress
No time to waste just jump right in,

Fought the urge to do it skin to skin
What the hell here I go jump right in

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Jump Right In Lyrics as written by John Anthony Pessoni Jerome Jost

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  • +1
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    this song is actually about 'doin' the wild thing' without protection ('skin to skin') and then finding out that you had contracted HIV. (check the second verse)

    redjelloon April 21, 2003   Link
  • +1
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    has nothing to do with HIV silly.... it has to do with he had sex with a friend of his, his good girlfriend that kept him out of trouble, and he asking his pstchiatrist how to stop being with her, because he is unsure if he likes her more then a friend, he doesnt really want more. Was just supposed to be fun sex and now it's really complicated and he is stressed out.

    Been in that same situation and yeah it's prettty bad, but I'd do it all over again, sex was damn good..... eh, lost my friend though ;)

    Verjigormon May 19, 2007   Link
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    No, Vertigorn, I think it's pretty obviously about the HIV thing. Look at the "Always wondering if what they said was true" line. Rumors about her being HIV+. "A wave of panic every time I lose a hair"...he's talking about being excessively paranoid. In fact the whole second verse fits that theory. "Taking a chance with her", "skin to skin"...

    I think it's pretty clearly to do with HIV.

    Griffin11287on July 24, 2008   Link
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    General Comment

    this song is about doin the wild thing...

    seatbeltprincesson January 15, 2002   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    wow, never thought of the HIV theory, I just thought it was about doin it, makes sence now that I see the lyrics written down

    pgtallon May 04, 2007   Link
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    i think that steve is trying to say that he doenst worry about contracting a disease, because disease's are only given to those who are unworthy.

    abovemeon December 12, 2007   Link

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