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Children: If you're sleeping, are you dreaming, if you're dreaming are you dreaming of me? I can't believe YOU ACTUALLY MISS ME...

Mother: Hi Justin! This is your mother it is 2:33 on Monday afternoon. I was just calling to see how you were doing. You sounded really uptight last night, it made me a little nervous, and a little, well it made me nervous, but it sounded like you were nervous too. I just want to make sure you are really okay and wanted to see if you were checking in on your medication too. You know I love ya. Take care honey, I know you're under a lot of pressure. See ya. Bye Bye!

(Verse 1)
I have to block out thoughts of you, so I don't loose my head
They crawl in like a cockroach leaving babies in my bed
Dropping little reels of tape to remind me that I'm alone
Playing movies in my head that make a porno feel like home
There's a burning in my pride, a nervous bleeding in my brain
An ounce of peace is all I want for you, Will you never call again?
And will you never say that you love me just to put it in my face
And will you never try to reach me, it is I that wanted space

(Chorus)
Hate me today
Hate me tomorrow
Hate me for all thew things I didn't do for you
Hate me in way, yeah in ways hard to swallow
Hate me so you can finally see what's good for you

(Verse 2)
I'm sober now for 3 whole months, it's one accomplishment that you helped me with
The one thing that always tore us apart is the one thing that I won't touch again
In a sick way I want to thank you for holding my head up late at night While I was busy waging wars on myself, you were trying to stop the fight
You never doubted my warped opinions on things like suicidal hate
You made me compliment myself when it was way too hard to take
So I'll drive so fucking far away that I'll never cross your mind
And do whatever it takes in your heart to leave me behind

(Chorus)
Hate me today
Hate me tomorrow
Hate me for all the things I didn't do for you
Hate me in ways, yeah ways hard to swallow
Hate me so you can finally see what's good for you

(Verse 3)
And with a sad heart I say bye to you and wave
Kicking shadows on the street for every mistake that I have made
And like a baby boy I never was a man
Until I saw your blue eyes cry and I held your face in my hand
And then I fell down yelling make it go away,
Just make her smile come back and shine just like it used to be
And then she whispered "How could you do this to me?"

(Chorus)
Hate me today
Hate me tomorrow
Hate me for all the things I didn't do for you
Hate me in ways, yeah ways hard to swallow
Hate me so you can finally see what's good for you

Children: If you're sleeping, are you dreaming, if you're dreaming are you dreaming of me. I can't believe YOU ACTUALLY MISS ME...

Girl: Hey Justin! x12+



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  • LikeaBoss
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    LikeaBossSep 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm
    This song is about his ex and his mother, he is angry with himself that he wasn't there when they needed him.
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    KrazyWhiteGirl14May 19, 2010 at 5:06 pm
    This song reminds me alot of myself if the song was in girl version when i was put in the hospital out of depression over my love shane. Who yet i came back and found
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    everythingdiesFeb 25, 2010 at 12:28 am
    I fell down yelling make it go away,
    Just make her smile come back and shine just like it used to be
    And then she whispered "How could you do this to me?"

    this reminds me of my marriage. Nuff said?
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    Kenzie SheaJan 31, 2014 at 7:51 am
    He had a really bad addiction. While he was in that addiction he stopped talking to the people he cared about. He started finally realizing he was hurting them so he wants them to hate him so he doesn't have to choose the addiction over them. He's done hurting them but he's not done with the addiction either.
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    UnregisteredJan 31, 2012 at 8:09 pm
    This song makes me cry every time i hear it... I'm having bipolar disorder and i just feel that i only cause pain to everyone who cares about me.. It would be nice if they hated me, so i wouldn't have to hurt them all the time... U.u

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