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I was sitting on my doorstep,
I hung up the phone and it fell out of my hand,
But I knew I had to do it,
And he wouldn't understand,
So hard to see myself without him,
I felt a piece of my heart break,
But when you're standing at a crossroad,
There's a choice you gotta make.

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I guess it's gonna have to hurt,
I guess I'm gonna have to cry,
And let go of some things I've loved,
To get to the other side,
I guess it's gonna break me down,
Like falling when you're trying to fly, It's sad but sometimes Moving on with the rest of your life,
Starts with goodbye.

I know there's a blue horizon,
Somewhere up ahead, just waiting for me,
But getting there means leaving things behind,
Sometimes life's so bitter sweet.

[CHORUS:]
I guess it's gonna have to hurt,
I guess I'm gonna have to cry, and let go of some things I've loved ,
To get to the other side,
I guess it's gonna break me down, Like falling when you're tryin to fly
It's sad but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life,
Starts with goodbye.

Time, time heals,
The wounds that you feel,
Somehow, right now.

[CHORUS:]
I guess it's gonna have to hurt,
I guess I'm gonna have to cry,
And let go of some things I've loved,
To get to the other side,
I guess it's gonna break me down,
Like falling when you're trying to fly
It's sad but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life,
Starts with goodbye
I guess I'm gonna have to cry,
And let go of some things I've loved,
To get to the other side,
Starts with goodbye
Like falling when you're trying to fly
It's sad but sometimes Moving on with the rest of your life,
Starts with goodbye
Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na. na na na na na na na yeahh.



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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2012 at 4:51 pm
    It's a song to my oldest son. I've spent the last 6 years in hell, trying to be sorry for failing him. He has spent the last 6 years messing up and blaming me. It
    is time for him to take responsibility for his own actions and stop blaming me for the wrong he has done and continues to do. It's time for me to start "living" and stop existing in a shell of depression and guilt over things i can't control. So... Until that day comes... I've got to get on with my life and do the good things i am here to do and stop punishing myself because of how he chooses to act... I owe no more apology's. (but i will still beg any god that will listen to bring my son home to me one day so i can hold him in my arms and tell him that none of the dumb stuff matters. I still love him more than life. )
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    UnregisteredJan 17, 2012 at 9:21 pm
    This song reminds me that sometimes we have to go through the fire to get to that greener side. We have to let go of the things we love to get things better. It sounds painful and it is painful but sometimes that is what it takes to become something better than what others see.
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    UnregisteredDec 9, 2011 at 3:57 pm
    It means that it will hurt if you have to leave things you love to move on in life. Every thing in life comes and goes. Many of them hurt you deeply while sometimes they make you really very happy while some dont even matter to you.when you get deeply hurt, it takes time to heal. While other times when situations make you glad, they stay with you the whole life.
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    shandajonesApr 25, 2010 at 1:03 am
    I never imagined my life without him, then I realized my life was going nowhere with him. This song helps me to realize that even though it was hard and I still miss him, it was the right decision. Miss u RMJ xoxo
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    meggsjbtsJan 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm
    time heals all wounds. :) i love him with all my heart.. and i know this is gonna hurt you but this gonna hurt me just the same. and my heart breaks just the same :(... but i need to move on and live my life and not stay locked onto youu. :(

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