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I'll be the bad guy,
I'll take the black eye,
When I walk out,
You can slam the door,
I'll be the S.O.B,
If that's what you need from me,
So you don't have to love me anymore.

When you and our friends talk,
Make it all my fault,
Tell em' I'm rotten to the core,
I'll let it all slide,
Get um' all on your side,
So you don't have to love me anymore.

[Chorus]
I will keep,
All those memories, of the good times.
Yeah, there were some good times.
So when you think,
Of you and me,
They won't even cross your mind.

If the wine your drinkin,
Leads you to thinkin,
That you want what we had before,
Girl you can call me,
I'll let it ring and ring,
So you don't have to love me anymore.

[Guitar solo]

Yeah, I will keep,
All those memories, of the good times.
Yeah, there were some good times.
So when you think,
Of you and me,
They won't even cross your mind.

If you need me to make you cry,
I don't want to but I'll try,
So you don't have to love me anymore.



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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 8:18 pm
    Falling in love by accident and loving every minute of it! And then realizing in the end that there is no way it can be. And alothouh you want it to be it cant and you love that person soo much that you will do anything to make it easier on her
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    angeleyes90May 15, 2014 at 2:03 pm
    To me it like that he doesn't believe she love him anymore that he may think but doesn't say how he feels when she walks away but you don't truly know until they prove it to you say I'm sorry is just a word you have to prove it to them telling you wont give up without a fight and you will be the last one standing with the only one you love or like.
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    UnregisteredJun 23, 2012 at 1:52 pm
    Stayed together for 34 years... Last 20 have been the lonliest time of my life. Despite everyone advising divorce, i hung in there because (as i said hundreds of times) "i just can't be the bad guy, i can't be the one to leave and hurt her". Divorce now pending... If i have to be the bad guy (sob), so be it. We both deserve more than we give each other. I am giving her everything. I love her, care about her just not 'man-woman' love anymore. Despite all i have done, and will continue to do for her, i will be the sob that left. At this point i understand that, and accept it. I can look myself in the mirror knowing i gave it all. This song tells my story perfectly.
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    UnregisteredJun 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm
    When someone you love betrays you, you will still carry the burden... Because your love was true. Been there... Done that!
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    UnregisteredJun 7, 2012 at 6:13 pm
    To remind me of my bestfriend turned girlfriend and how our relationship with her friends are and how much she means to me...

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