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I can see the pain living in your eyes
And I know how hard you try
You deserve to have much more
I can feel your heart and I sympathize
And I'll never criticize
All you've ever meant to my life

I don't want to let you down
I don't want to lead you on
I don't want to hold you back
From where you might belong

You would never ask me why
My heart is so disguised
I just can't live a lie anymore
I would rather hurt myself
Than to ever make you cry
There's nothing left to say but goodbye

You deserve the chance at the kind of love
I'm not sure i'm worthy of
Losing you is painful to me

I don't want to let you down
I don't want to lead you on
I don't want to hold you back
From where you might belong

You would never ask me why
My heart is so disguised
I just can't live a lie anymore
I would rather hurt myself
Than to ever make you cry
There's nothing left to say but goodbye

You would never ask me why
My heart is so disguised
I just can't live a lie anymore
I would rather hurt myself
Than to ever make you cry
There's nothing left to try
Though it's gonna hurt us both
There's no other way than to say goodbye



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    dark_egoNov 17, 2009 at 8:44 am
    This song brings back my memories during my college days wherein I am the one who broke up with my gf for the reason that she deserves someone better. I love her but I just let her go since our relationship was not healthy anymore. From time to time, we often have arguments and she always end up crying. Although I still love her, I intend to let her go and find someone else. My heart was broken so badly when I saw her crying in front of me and begging if we could start all over again. But my decision is final although it really hurting me inside.

    Now 3 years have passed. Everytime I hear this song, it always remind me of her. And with a little regret, it made me say "I WISH I COULD TURN BACK TIME." So guys, dont be like me.

    --PrettyBoy--
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    UnregisteredJan 11, 2012 at 1:11 pm
    Whenever i listen to the songs of airsupply it strikes my nerves up to my brain and goes down to my heart. It hurts. I cried,always affected :(
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    jhas7676Apr 30, 2011 at 9:15 am
    The song is about a one sided kind of love. She is so in love with him, but he does not feel the same for her, although, he truly cares about her. Unfortunately, he cannot give her what she wants (more commitment). The stanza "I know how hard you tried" pretty much gives away what the song is about. She tried hard to make him fall in love with her, but at the end, he just couldn't love her the way she deserved.

    You deserve the chance at the kind of love
    I'm not sure i'm worthy of
    Losing you is painful to me

    It is painful to him loosing her because he know how wonderful she is, but for one reason or another, he just can't love her to make her his wife, etc...

    You would never ask me why
    My heart is so disguised
    I just can't live a lie anymore
    I would rather hurt myself
    Than to ever make you cry
    There's nothing left to say but goodbye

    The lie is the wonderful romance they are living, but again, it is one sided, she is so in love with him. Yes, he too cares for her very much but not enough to commit, so he doesn't want to hurt her more by continuing the relationship.
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    UnregisteredJun 30, 2012 at 3:01 am
    I love the girl so much but i did something to make her cry.she leaves and i have to let her go than to see her hurt by my own means...
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    UnregisteredMar 27, 2012 at 4:24 am
    I really love this song for me is so special sometimes i can't hold my tears, it's do powerful to me.

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