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I'm not strong enough to stay away.
Can't run from you
I just run back to you.
Like a moth I'm drawn into your flame,
Say my name, but it's not the same.
You look in my eyes I'm stripped of my pride.
And my soul surrenders and you bring my heart to it's knees.

[Chorus]
And it's killin' me when you're away, I wanna leave and I wanna stay.
I'm so confused, So hard to choose.
Between the pleasure and the pain.
And I know it's wrong, and I know it's right.
Even if I try to win the fight, my heart would overrule my mind.
And I'm not strong enough to stay away

I'm not strong enough to stay away
What can I do
I would die without you
In your presence my heart knows no shame
I'm not to blame
Cause you bring my heart to it's knees

[Chorus]
And it's killin' me when you're away, I wanna leave and I wanna stay.
I'm so confused, So hard to choose.
Between the pleasure and the pain.
And I know it's wrong, and I know it's right.
Even if I try to win the fight, my heart would overrule my mind.
And I'm not strong enough to stay away

There's nothing I can do
My heart is chained to you
And I can't get free
Look what this love did to me

[Chorus]
And it's killin' me when you're away, I wanna leave and I wanna stay.
I'm so confused, So hard to choose.
Between the pleasure and the pain.
And I know it's wrong, and I know it's right.
Even if I try to win the fight, my heart would overrule my mind.
And I'm not strong enough to stay away



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    UnregisteredDec 26, 2011 at 6:15 am
    To me, it's about being torn between doing what's right and wanting something so badly - like being in love with someone else when you have obligations to family and children, or that person does and can't leave to be with you. You try to stay away and do the right thing, but your heart hurts if you do - others get hurt if you don't.
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    UnregisteredMay 13, 2012 at 10:55 am
    If you want to know the original meaning of the song just please also pay attention to the video of the song. That shows the song is totally based on the illuminatii(secret society). He wants to choose the false maseeha(christ) because he will give him the power, wealth , fame ( pleasure) and if he not then he would move to the real world face the challenges and that makes him pain. So he choose the short path to the success but knows that this makes the bad (e. G cause you bring my heart to it's knees, and i know it's wrong, and i know it's right.
    Even if i try to win the fight, my heart would overrule my mind. Like a moth i'm drawn into your flame,etc).
    So he is in problem but at the end you see in the video the girls takes the guys with her and their eyes were close like dead. Hope you people understand the true and actual meanings behind the majority of songs.
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    UnregisteredMar 5, 2012 at 11:42 pm
    To me i think its about someone your in love with and they do something badlike cheat or make a mistake and you should leave them but cant because of how you feel... And to choose between the pain of living without them or with the pleasure and love with them.. Knowledge is power but ignorance is bliss
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    FaceTheFailureJul 5, 2011 at 12:08 am
    Like right after my ex boyfreind & I broke up, i was really heart broken. so was he. we knew it was for the better. he lie to me & betray me. yet, he wants me back. i know what he done to me was wrong but i cant help it. i still love him. even though months past, he moved on. but this song explains everything how i feel as today.
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    UnregisteredMay 13, 2012 at 10:40 am
    I think its all about option. He loves her too much but he knows the bad effects or the bad things that would happens if he lives with her but on the other side he cannot loves without her because he loves her too much . So he don't know what to choose between the pleasure and the pain. So that's why he says em not strong enough to stay away...

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