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The sun is filling up the room, and I can hear you dreaming.
Do you feel the way I do? Right now.
I wish we would just give up, 'cause the best part is falling.
Call it anything but love.
And I will make sure to keep my distance.
Say I love you when you're not listening.
And how long can we keep this up, up, up?

Please don't stand so close to me; I'm having trouble breathing.
I'm afraid of what you'll see right now.
I give you everything I am, all my broken heartbeats, until I know you'll understand.
And I will make sure to keep my distance.
Say I love you when you're not listening.
And how long can we keep this up, up, up?

And I keep waiting for you to take me.
You keep waiting to save what we have.

So I'll make sure to keep my distance.
Say I love you when you're not listening.
And how long can we keep this up, up, up?

Make sure to keep my distance.!
Say I love you when you're not listening.
How long 'till we call this love, love, love?



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    UnregisteredAug 26, 2012 at 3:38 am
    2 people avoiding to say what's in their hearts. Funny, i was thinking about my ex, and this song comes on the radio...
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    UnregisteredAug 16, 2012 at 1:13 am
    Lovign someone isn't just about saying i love you and i miss you but make sure that that person feels it meaning show it to him or her through surprise visit, having unplanned date and so on. :)
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    UnregisteredSep 7, 2012 at 3:40 am
    You're not ready for a relationship, i know and though we live miles apart, i will continue to wait and be faithful even if it means turning down any guy that comes near me only because you mean so much to me and i know that there is something between us, even if we are so far apart.
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    UnregisteredAug 27, 2012 at 12:35 am
    My best friend an boyfriend has made me completely fall for him and something has made me so convinced i need to wait for him and that our relationship is so much more than i thought i could ever have. However he tends to isolate himself when he gets stressed out in his busy life, he pulls away from me and doesn't let me know whats going on and in the process he pulls away alot and starts to doubt us. Things could be so good beteen us with just bit of effort and work, but he is just pulling away. I don't want to end up pushing him away more by trying to hold onto what we have and might be losing, but it hurts so much to see him in pain when he wont let me close enough to help or support him... I love him so much and i know he loves me. He even came back so much more in love with me when he tried to pull away once but realized he couldn't and that our relationship could make it through more than he thougt. But now i am just waiting for him to realize that again and come back... This song reminds me of this...
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    UnregisteredAug 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm
    Very simple meaning here: just enjoy the rythym of the relationship without getting so serious that love eventually gets in the way and ruins everything...

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