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There's something I can't quite explain
I'm so in love with you
You'll never take that away
And if I've said it a hundred times before
Expect a thousand more
You'll never take that away

So expect me to be
Calling you to see
If you're okay when I'm not around
Asking "if you love me"
I love the way you make it sound
Calling you to see
Do I try too hard to make you smile?
To make us smile

[Chorus]
I will keep calling you to see
If you're sleeping, are you dreaming
If you're dreaming, are you dreaming of me
I can't believe you actually picked me

I thought that the world had lost it's sway
It's so hard sometimes
Then I fell in love with you
Then came you
And you took that away
It's not so difficult
The world is not so difficult
You take away the old
Show me the new
And I feel like I can fly when I stand next to you
So while I'm on this phone
A hundred miles from home
I'll take the words you gave me and send them back to you

I only want to see
If you're okay when I'm not around
Asking "if you love me"
I love the way you make it sound
Calling you to see
Do I try too hard to make you smile?
To make us smile

[Chorus]



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    CelticDragonflyAug 8, 2009 at 11:45 pm
    And in comes the cyncial divorcee with a totally different take on the whole thing.

    To me, this is a song from a narcissist to the poor sucker with whom he claims to be in love. The dude blows just enough sunshine in his lover's direction to give the appearance of a regular lovesick romeo, but he's actually a stalker who wants to control the other person's emotions, thoughts and dreams. It's an obsessive love, thus the incessant phone calls to see if all's well. And this dude is so mentally off kilter that he lives in his own reality in which the other person "picked" him.
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    CrazyRibbensSep 2, 2008 at 7:13 pm
    well my meaning is kind of my story so here it goes. My gf was deeply in love with me but i didnt love her and wanted to move on. she thought i was the one and treated me better than ever. but i jus wanted to move on.. find other people. i treated her like shit, cheated a few times, lied to all the time. i wasnt even feel that guilty about all of it either. we dated for 2 years.. i mean it wasnt all bad she was hella fun sometimes and we had our great moments. but i jus wanted to move on... finally she broke up wit me cuz she realized i was jus not worth the crying all the time and stuff. i cried twice over her while we dated.. i jus didnt really care about her. but after the break up i was so happy and stuff for a couple weeks... then it came time to clean up and get rid of all the pictures i had.. all the little gifts shes given me.. the birthday christmas anniversary cards.. everything i threw away.. but as i was throwing away some pictures... i saw this one where we were on top of a hill in winter.. all snowy .. we were sledding. the picture was perfect. There is no better word for it. we were so happy.. i saw it in my eyes ..and hers too. it was then i realized i loved her so deeply.. it hurt so bad. i cried for a week straight. i tried winning her back but she was now dating a previous friend. she didnt cheat tho. they were jus good friends. Its been 2 or 3 months since the break up. Not a day goes by that i dont think about her. Everything still reminds me of her. I been dating a girl for about 2 months now. She is really great.. i care about her and could maybe fall in love if enough time was given. But i am leaving for the Navy in 2 1/2 months.. and she got caught staying the night at my house so we cant see each other for a month. which is too much. we deciding that were jus goin to break up. I treat jessi so well since i fvcked up so bad with my ex. I feel so much better about it. Totally honest about everything. Well the point of that is now i know i can treat my ex great... i love her so much. and this song is like a message from me to her.. jus some of lil things said in the song like .. callin you for the little things.. jus to hear you say i love u. cuz i took her for granted. .. and never called u for those kind of things.. and i would now. haha. the part where it says 100 miles from home.. i will be in the navy soon.. umm.. the part where "i cant believe you actually picked me" cuz i highly doubt you would pick me over your bf now .. since you realized i treated u sooo bad. then the part "do i try too hard to make you smile" and "to make us smile" i would try so hard jus to see that beautiful smile of yours. i loved it the whole time even tho i never said i did. it makes you, YOU. :) but yeah.. anyway.. sorry if it doesnt make too much sense.. but thats what it means for me.
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    UnregisteredDec 4, 2011 at 5:31 am
    Rabindranath saludsod polito

    Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control.
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    phi_bee24decMay 14, 2011 at 11:34 pm
    this song truly says wts been on my mind.its about lovin sum1 so deeply and dat sum1 lovin u bak. The feelin u cn do nethn...m in lov wt my boss's son whch if she finds out,shl mst probably kill me 4 da least hehe,neway its cmplicatd.out of so many people he cn fall in love wt wtout any cmplicatns,stl ask myslf why he pikd me..i cnt xplain in words hw he makes me feel.Hs amazing n m so in love wt hm. I dnt thnk he evn knws hw mch, sumtyms m scard to show cz we cn nvr b 2gethr.bt i dnt wana let go..i cnt, he wud kol jst to knw m ok,to let me knw m misd,so i wana kep kolng hm jst to knw hw he is..jst to let hm knw m stl here no mater hw cmplicatd n givn da choice btwn hm n ne1, id choose hm evrytyme...everytime...love u bee
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    BrendaKJan 14, 2010 at 1:33 pm
    To me this is a song about acceptance and questioning. It was originally written from Justin to a girl who he betrayed and his hope that she is ok. See interview with Justin about his interpretation of the meaning. Obviously, his meaning is far more accurate than any of us.
    The first video of this song focuses on a man who is blind and his near disbelief that who could accept him for who he is. I can relate. I am lucky to have a husband who unquestioningly loves me, but every day I question it to a degree - "I can't believe you actually picked me..."

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