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Some say I'll be better without you,
But they don't know you like I do,
Or at least the sides I thought I knew,
I can't bear this time,
It drags on as I lose my mind,
Reminded by things I find,
Like notes and clothes you've left behind,
Wake me up, wake me up when all is done,
I won't rise until this battle's won,
My dignity's become undone,

But I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I'm willing to take the risk,
I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I'm willing to take the risk,

So petrified, I'm so scared to step into this ride,
What if I lose my heart and fail, declined,
I won't forgive me if I give up trying,
I heard his voice today,
I didn't know a single word he said,
Not one resemblance to the man I met,
Just a vacant broken boy instead,

But I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I'm willing to take the risk,
I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I am willing to take the risk,

There will be times, we'll try and give it up,
Bursting at the seams, no doubt,
We'll almost fall apart, then burn to pieces,
So watch them turn to dust,
But nothing will ever taint us,

I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I'm willing to take the risk,
I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I am willing to take the risk,

Will he, will he still remember me?
Will he still love me even when he's free?
Or will he go back to the place where he will choose the poison over me?
When we spoke yesterday,
He said to hold my breath and sit and wait,
I'll be home so soon, I won't be late,

He won't go,
He can't do it on his own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
He's willing to take the risk,
So I won't go,
He can't do it on his own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I'm willing to take the risk,

'Cause he won't go,
He can't do it on his own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
We're willing to take the risk,
I won't go,
I can't do it on my own,
If this ain't love, then what is?
I'm willing to take the risk.



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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm
    *. Its about a girl, battling with herself, yet the part of her that seems to dominate is the side that refuses to go.

    If he stays, then there's no way she'll go.

    Its a magnificent love story of a man who seems to expose himself to something that does not benefit the relationship, but they hold on, knowing that what they share is too strong to let go... Regardless of what external forces share as comments.

    I salute the storyline and lyrical content of this song.

    #respect . *.
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    UnregisteredMay 10, 2012 at 8:58 pm
    She is in love with a man who has a substance abuse problem and refuses to leave because she knows he needs her. He wont go still signifies that she knows that he needs her even if he won't admit it.

    Doesn't have to be a substance addiction but anything that has taken someone away from a loved one. Smart song. Well written.
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    UnregisteredJan 8, 2014 at 12:58 am
    It's clearly about a man in prison who has a woman that won't let go no matter how long or hard the time is for her. She's terrified because she doesn't know if when he's free whether or not he'll love her like he promised while he's locked away or will he go back to his normal life style that got him there in the first place. Her dignity is undone because people tend to look at woman as fools when they sit and wait on a man that's in prison when all they have to hold on to is promises which could very well be broken promises when he's free. As time goes on they continue to fuss and argue because at the end of the day it's a long distance relationship and anyone who has been in a long distance relationship knows how difficult they could be.
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    Connie Liang C-DawgNov 15, 2013 at 6:06 pm
    So many year i'm am surprise this happen so fast very quickly this morning i am most worst part november very hard tough single i am struggle with my family don't know i'm worry because totally uncool this month so difficult have a been so wrong i am felt badly what i did something but two week ago he is has been cheating lied show up not didn't talk much killing me my heart i felt shock what i done before myself turn my head let me down been old girlfriend and new girlfriend what heck doing this to me so never done before nothing i felt so empty this why make list next future also i think myself been single and go out town for best i felt much better i think work for me so use song help me make me sing and be in music video i can wait doing this lost my diet last minutes he is loss totally over him just i'm leave soon never see face again i'm done this i want for future good luck to me so i'm going to make the publish book of how i affect girl not okay don't need man right now been myself thanks i am fan of adele miracle power work for me thank you glee power this update
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    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 3:05 pm
    A painful separation where the man has left, lying to the woman who loves him and who he's left behind, being the coward that he is - instead of ending the relationship, he leaves her in pain and limbo waiting for him to make a choice. She refuses to end the relationship, even though it's apparent he's not coming back

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