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Before you let me fall,
Kill me so I don't feel it at all
And Push my body up against the wall
And pick your poison
'Cause everything feels wrong
And I don't know where I belong

Take me for granted
Make me feel used
Leave me in pieces
Misery is company
Cuz I know that it's real
I've learned to love the pain
'Cause that's the only way that I know how to feel

Maybe it's a phase
Maybe I'll break out of it someday
Maybe this is just my twisted fate
I always feel like everything is wrong
And I don't know where I belong

Take me for granted
Make me feel used
Leave me in pieces
Misery is company
'Cause I know that it's real
I've learned to love the pain
'Cause that's the only way that I know how

To feel your arms around my neck
I'm suffocating with regret from all the wasted hours spent
Believing I was never meant
To touch the face of something real
These so-called 'scars' will never heal
And I put down a deal
'Cause that's the only way that I know how to feel

Take me for granted
Make me feel used
Leave me in pieces
Broken and bruised

Take me for granted
Make me a promise that you'll never keep
I'm fallin' to pieces
Misery is company
'CauseI know that it's real
I've learned to love the pain
Cuz that's the only way that I know how to feel

I know how to feel...
You're the only way that I know how to feel



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  • Mogleigh
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    MogleighJul 20, 2008 at 3:48 am
    It is-through my eyes- about only ever really feeling pain. The beggining sounds like he was being dumped, like he was saying "kill me before you say it so it won't hurt me" ya know? And how he doesn't care if he hurts, cause he's never really felt much else and how everything is wrong. He wants to be at least woven into someone's life somehow, so he wants to be used or taken for granted. About how his scars won't heel but he may grow out of them, and they're all from one person in particular, and he wants said person to never leave him or hurt him again, but it's already happened so much that it doesn't really hurt because he's used to the pain, but he want her so bad and it actually does hurt no matter what he hates to admit it and that reminds me of myself and my exboyfriend really bad and well, yeah.
    But that's just me.
  • n
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    nerd_boyApr 25, 2009 at 4:14 pm
    hurt me now,or if you want you can kill me,if you like,coz i can't feel anything now,because of what you did..you totally broke my heart..
  • m
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    ms_puffycheeks_Nov 21, 2008 at 7:37 pm
    aaww for me the song means that his being hurt and pain all the tune so his just being used to it and letting the other people hurt him/her coz thats all he wanted to feel...=(...I love boys like girls
  • c
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    chance_takerSep 3, 2008 at 7:45 am
    the song sounds like he is being rejected and not love by person he loves.. though he loves her but the girl loves someone else..
    its painful to feel..
    or my other interpretation is that he is hurt many times but he still keep on loving the girl who use to break his heart...
    i bet martin is so emotional in writing dis song!! lav yah BLG!
  • U
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    UnregisteredJun 21, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    The meaning of this song to me is that you are in love with someone and they don't feel the same just keep away from them for it will only hurt you more to be around this person. Love hurts and it hurts more when the person you love doesn't feel the same.

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