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I never thought that you
Would be the one to hold my heart
But you came around
And you knocked me off the ground from the start

You put your arms around me
And I believe that it's easier for you to let me go
You put your arms around me and I'm home

How many times will you let me
Change my mind and turn around
?
I can't decide if I'll let you save my life
Or if I'll drown


I hope that you see right through my walls
I hope that you catch me 'cause I'm already falling
I'll never let our love get so close
You put your arms around me and I'm home

The world is coming down on me
And I can't find a reason to be loved

I never wanna leave you
But I can't make you bleed if I'm alone

You put your arms around me
And I believe that it's easier for you to let me go...

I hope that you see right through my walls
I hope that you catch me 'cause I'm already falling
I'll never let our love get so close...
You put your arms around me and I'm home...

I try my best to never let you in
To see the truth
And I've never opened up
I've never truly loved till you

Put your arms around me
And I believe that it's easier for you to let me go...

I hope that you see right through my walls
I hope that you catch me 'cause I'm already falling
I'll never let our love get so close...
You put your arms around me and I'm home...
You put your arms around me and I'm home.



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    allysabanawaJul 29, 2011 at 9:18 am
    'Arms' is about the fight between your heart and your mind. Your heart wants to be loved but your head is always telling you reasons not to be with him or her, or how you are not worth the love. It's about the struggle and finally giving in when you're wrapped in their arms. Then you get it. Then you feel loved and love wins."
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    nessa1986Jul 18, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    I get the meaning of her song exactly. Its a mirror image of how i've been living my life with a special someone for the last 5 years but have been so scared to be IN a relationship, though I love him dearly deep down but won't let him know for fear of how things will turn out. I met him 5 years ago when i was destructive to myself and all he wanted to do was help me but I wasn't ready to stop. In that I broke his heart, but he was the only one who could see all my bullshit. I moved away, and regretted it ever since. I want to run into his arms again now but can't. Now were both so far away, talk constantly of how life would of been better. and how he was and still is what can keep me grounded from destruction. When we do see each other I cant wait to run back home to him. =/
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    arvel_velasquezMay 14, 2011 at 11:51 am
    I dont wanna be alone again. I should hold you tight as long as I can. I wont let you go. This song is perfect. Christina Perri rocks.
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    marrisa4211Jul 2, 2011 at 9:24 pm
    I think the meaning of the song is tht she is nervous to be in a relationship with another person cause she has been hurt before and that now she wants him to be with him by trying to stay with him as long as she can. I love this song and think that it is excellant :D. Good job Christina!
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    angeliebarteJul 29, 2011 at 9:26 am
    She hasn't had much luck in the past and doesn't feel she is worthy of love, which leads her to be more confused about this releationship. She doesn't want to leave him, however if she leaves him she won't be able to hurt him. She loves him so much she is freaking herself out, she doesn't want to hurt him, she doesn't want to get hurt, she is in a battle with her emotions and the love she has for him

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