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[Intro - Instrumental (16 seconds)]

[Verse 1]
I always needed time on my own,
I never thought I'd, need you there when I cry
And the days feel like years when I'm alone,
And the bed where you lied,
Is made up on your side.

[Refrain]
When you walk away
I count the steps that you take
Do you see how much I need you right now?

[Chorus]
When you're gone,
The pieces of my heart are missing you!
When you're gone,
The face I came to know is missing too!
When you're gone,
All the words I need to hear to always get me through the day...
And make it OK...
I miss you.

[Verse 2]
I've never felt this way before,
Everything that I do,
Reminds me of you.
And the clothes you left,
They lie on the floor,
And they smell just like you,
I love the things that you do!

[Refrain]
When you walk away
I count the steps that you take
Do you see how much I need you right now?

[Chorus]
When you're gone,
The pieces of my heart are missing you!
When you're gone,
The face I came to know is missing too!
And when you're gone,
The words I need to hear to always get me through the day...
And make it OK...
I miss you.

[Middle-eight]
We were made for each other,
Out here forever,
I know we were,
Yeah Yeah!
All I ever wanted was for you to know,
Everything I do I give my heart and soul,
I can hardly breathe I need to feel you here with me...
Yeah!

[Chorus]
When you're gone,
The pieces of my heart are missing you!
When you're gone,
The face I came to know is missing too!
When you're gone,
The words I need to hear will always get me through the day...
And make it OK...
I miss you!

[Instrumental - 15 seconds]



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    usafgirl_18Nov 28, 2008 at 7:13 am
    This song means alot to me cuz my boyfriend is in afghanistan and I went to his apartment the other day to make sure everything was alright I laid in his bed and just cried. I miss him so much. Its just so hard right now. I worry everyday that he may not come back. I had a dream about him the other night and reached over to hold him and I didn't feel anything so I woke up and realized he wasnt there. :(
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    UnregisteredSep 3, 2012 at 11:58 pm
    This song is super-relatable. Honestly, I could not put my ipod down after first listening to this. My meaning of this song is that you should always cherish the moments you have with someone you hold dearly to your heart before it's too late. I got through my cousin's death by listening to this song. I used to always sit in bed on a sunday night and whenever I missed him, I listened to this song and fell asleep, forgetting all about it. I praise avril lavigne for this song. The words have lyrical meaning, and it has helped many through their darkest hours.
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    UnregisteredMay 4, 2012 at 6:11 am
    This song dedicated to his ex boyfriend that it is hard for her to forget that certain guy. Even the time that guy was walking away, every step the guy takes it flashes all those memories that they were being together. , the way they used to laugh each other, they cried, they teased. , and so much more. It is really true that letting him go is not an easy thing! My bhoo.
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    jamronSep 14, 2009 at 6:30 am
    Kanata ito ng sawa ko nung naging malayo na ako sa knya. Lagi siya nataway ng gabi. Baligtad kase kame. Siya ang naiwan sa fam ko. Para sa anak ko dahil may wor namna din siya dun. At ako namn dito sa malayo at kailangn makipagsapalaran sa knila. Lagi niya sinasabi na ang swerte niya ako ang nakilala niya at unga babaeng minahal. Iba talga ang pakiramdam ng unang minahal ka ng lalaki. Its like he'll die not having you in their life. How thankful I am. I am happy. Nakatulog ako sa gabi ng mahimbing dahil alan ko kahiy iwan ko siya. Mapapagkatiwalaan ko sia at ako lng ang bababeng minamahal nia. Now his still in the proces na dapat siyang mag adjust na malayo ako. Is for our futre as well.
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    skatergirl_0927May 27, 2009 at 1:11 pm
    I dedicate this song to my 3 yrs ex B. F. We really love each other but the people around us are against to our relationship., so it end up to nothing, we broke up and now we already have our new partners. I don't know if he still love me,. But to tell you honestly, I miss him. We both love Avril and her song, that is why I chose one her song to dedicate it to him. Hope you are happy now.

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